People: Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB)

KMB on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Falk

56 2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Maria Henry

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Hsu

50 2013 Group President - K-C North America

Anthony Palmer

55 2012 President - Global Brands and Innovation

Elane Stock

50 2014 Group President - Kimberly-Clark International

Kimberly Underhill

50 2014 President - Kimberly-Clark Professional

Lizanne Gottung

58 2008 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Buthman

54 2015 Executive Vice President

Thomas Mielke

56 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

James Jenness

68 2012 Lead Independent Director

John Alm

68

John Bergstrom

68 1987 Independent Director

Abelardo Bru

66 2005 Independent Director

Robert Decherd

63 2008 Independent Director

Fabian Garcia

55 2011 Independent Director

Mae Jemison

58 2002 Independent Director

Nancy Karch

67 2010 Independent Director

Ian Read

61 2007 Independent Director

Linda Rice

57 1995 Independent Director

Marc Shapiro

62 2012 Independent Director

Paul Alexander

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Falk

Mr. Thomas J. Falk is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Mr. Falk was elected Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer in 2003 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 1999. Mr. Falk previously had been elected Group President - Global Tissue, Pulp and Paper in 1998, where he was responsible for Kimberly-Clark's global tissue businesses. Earlier in his career, Mr. Falk had responsibility for Kimberly-Clark's North American Infant Care, Child Care and Wet Wipes businesses. Mr. Falk joined Kimberly-Clark in 1983 and has held other senior management positions. He has been a director of Kimberly-Clark since 1999. He also serves on the board of directors of Lockheed Martin Corporation, Catalyst Inc., the Global Consumer Goods Forum, and the University of Wisconsin Foundation, and serves as a governor of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Maria Henry

Ms. Maria Henry is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Corporation, effective April 27, 2015. Ms. Henry served as Chief Financial Officer of The Hillshire Brands Company from June 2012 until that company’s merger with Tyson Foods, Inc. in August 2014, and Chief Financial Officer of Sara Lee Corporation’s North American Retail and Food Service business from July 2011 to June 2012. Before joining Sara Lee, Ms. Henry served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Culligan International, which manufactures water treatment products, from October 2005 to June 2011.

Michael Hsu

Mr. Michael D. Hsu is Group President - K-C North America of Kimberly-Clark Corp. From 2012 to May 2013, his title was Group President - North America Consumer Products. He is responsible for our consumer business in North America, as well as leading the development of new business strategies for global nonwovens. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Hsu served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Kraft Foods, Inc., a North American grocery manufacturing and processing conglomerate, from January 2012 to July 2012, as President of Sales, Customer Marketing and Logistics from 2010 to 2012 and as President of its grocery business unit from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Hsu served as President and Chief Operating Officer, Foodservice at H. J. Heinz Company, a manufacturer and marketer of food products.

Anthony Palmer

Mr. Anthony J. Palmer is President - Global Brands and Innovation of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer from 2006 to 2012. He leads the global development of the company's consumer categories through marketing, innovations, category and customer development, shopper marketing and lean cost transformation. In addition, he leads the company's global marketing, innovation, corporate research and development and corporate communications functions. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark in 2006, he served in a number of senior marketing and general management roles at the Kellogg Company, a producer of cereal and convenience foods, from 2002 to 2006, including as managing director of Kellogg's U.K. business. He is a director of The Hershey Company.

Elane Stock

Ms. Elane B. Stock has been appointed as Group President - Kimberly-Clark International of the Company, effective April 1, 2014. She is responsible for our businesses in Asia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She previously served as Group President - K-C Professional from 2013 to 2014. From 2012 to 2013, her title was President - Global K-C Professional. She also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer from 2010 to 2012. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Ms. Stock served as National Vice President of Strategy for the American Cancer Society from 2008 to 2010. From 2007 to 2008, she was a regional manager at Georgia-Pacific Corporation (Koch Industries). Ms. Stock was a partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Ireland from 2005 to 2007. She is a director of Yum! Brands, Inc.

Kimberly Underhill

Ms. Kimberly K. Underhill has been appointed as President - Kimberly-Clark Professional of the Company, effective April 1, 2014. From 2011 to 2014, she served as President, Consumer Europe. She is responsible for our global professional business, which includes commercial tissue and wipers, and skin care, safety and Do-It-Yourself products. She joined Kimberly-Clark in 1988 and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility within research and engineering, operations and marketing.

Lizanne Gottung

Ms. Lizanne C. Gottung is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. She is responsible for leading the design and implementation of all human capital strategies for Kimberly-Clark, including global compensation and benefits, talent management, diversity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness and corporate health services. Ms. Gottung joined Kimberly-Clark in 1981. She has held a variety of human resources, manufacturing and operational roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Human Resources from 2001 to 2002. She is a director of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation.

Mark Buthman

Mr. Mark A. Buthman is Executive Vice President of Company. He is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Kimberly-Clark Corporation., effective April 27, 2015. Mr. Buthman joined Kimberly-Clark in 1982. He has held various positions of increasing responsibility in operations, finance and strategic planning. Mr. Buthman was appointed Vice President of Strategic Planning and Analysis in 1997 and Vice President of Finance in 2002. He is a director of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. and Pavillon, International.

Thomas Mielke

Mr. Thomas J. Mielke is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Kimberly-Clark Corp. From 2007 to 2012, his title was Senior Vice President - Law and Government Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer, and from 2012 to 2013, his title was Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. His responsibilities include our legal affairs, internal audit and government relations activities. Mr. Mielke joined Kimberly-Clark in 1988. He held various positions within the legal function and was appointed Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel in 2000, and Vice President and Chief Counsel - North Atlantic Consumer Products in 2004.

James Jenness

Mr. James M. Jenness is Lead Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Mr. Jenness was elected Chairman of the Board of Kellogg Company, a producer of cereal and convenience foods, in 2005. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Kellogg from 2004 through 2006. Mr. Jenness was Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Merchandising Systems LLC, a market leader in outsource management for retail promotion and branded merchandising, from 1997 to 2004. He served in various positions of increasing responsibility at Leo Burnett Company, Kellogg’s major advertising agency partner, from 1974 to 1997, including as Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and Director. He is a senior director of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital) and a director of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. He also serves on the DePaul University College of Commerce Advisory Council, is Chairman of DePaul’s Board of Trustees and is co-trustee of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Trust.

John Alm

Mr. John R. Alm is no longer Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp., effective April 30, 2015. Mr. Alm retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., a beverage company, in 2005. He had been Chief Executive Officer since 2004 and President and Chief Operating Officer since 2000. Mr. Alm joined Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. in 1992 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer until 2000.

John Bergstrom

Mr. John F. Bergstrom is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Mr. Bergstrom has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bergstrom Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin, for more than the past five years. Bergstrom Corporation owns and operates automobile sales and leasing businesses and a credit life insurance company based in Wisconsin.

Abelardo Bru

Mr. Abelardo E. Bru is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Mr. Bru retired as Vice Chairman of PepsiCo, a food and beverage company, in 2005. He joined PepsiCo in 1976. Mr. Bru served from 1999 to 2003 as President and Chief Executive Officer and in 2003 to 2004 as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Frito-Lay Inc., a division of PepsiCo. Prior to leading Frito-Lay, Mr. Bru led PepsiCo’s largest international business, Sabritas Mexico, as President and General Manager from 1992 to 1999. Mr. Bru is a member of the board of directors of the Education is Freedom Foundation.

Robert Decherd

Mr. Robert W. Decherd is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Mr. Decherd has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of A. H. Belo Corporation, a newspaper publishing and Internet company, since September 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of A. H. Belo Corporation since it was spun off from Belo Corp. in February 2008. Prior to February 2008, Mr. Decherd was Chief Executive Officer of Belo Corp., a broadcasting and newspaper publishing company, for 21 years. Mr. Decherd is a member of the Advisory Council for the Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Board of Visitors of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. During the past decade, he has held appointments to Presidential and Federal communications commissions concerned with public policy matters related to the media industry.

Fabian Garcia

Mr. Fabian T. Garcia is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Mr. Garcia has served as Chief Operating Officer, Global Innovation and Growth, Europe and Hill’s Pet Nutrition (added responsibility in 2012), of Colgate-Palmolive Company, a household, health care and personal products company, since 2010. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Executive Vice President and President, Colgate – Latin America and Global Sustainability. He joined Colgate-Palmolive in 2003 as President, Colgate Greater Asia Pacific.

Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae C. Jemison, M.D., is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Dr. Jemison is founder and President of The Jemison Group, Inc., a technology consulting company, and is also the Principal for the 100 Year Starship Project, a new initiative started by DARPA that focuses on human space travel to another star within the next 100 years. She was President and founder of BioSentient Corporation, a medical devices company from 2000 to 2012. Dr. Jemison founded the Dorothy Jemison Foundation for Excellence and developed The Earth We Share international science camp. Dr. Jemison served as a professor of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College from 1995 to 2002. From 1987 to 1993, she served as a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut. Dr. Jemison is a member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine and the Greater Houston Partnership. She chaired the State of Texas Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board, and was a member of the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

Nancy Karch

Ms. Nancy J. Karch is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Ms. Karch served as a Director (senior partner) of McKinsey & Co., an independent consulting firm, from 1988 until her retirement in 2000. She had served in various executive capacities at McKinsey since 1974. Ms. Karch is Director Emeritus of McKinsey’s Stamford, Connecticut office, and serves on the board of Northern Westchester Hospital.

Ian Read

Mr. Ian C. Read is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Mr. Read was elected Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer in December 2011 and President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2010, of Pfizer, Inc., a drug manufacturer. Mr. Read joined Pfizer in 1978 in its financial organization. He worked in Latin America through 1995, holding positions of increasing responsibility, and was appointed President of the Pfizer International Pharmaceuticals Group, Latin America/Canada in 1996. In 2000, Mr. Read was named Executive Vice President of Europe/Canada and was named a corporate Vice President in 2001. In 2006, he was named Senior Vice President of Pfizer, as well as Group President of its Worldwide Biopharmaceutical Businesses.

Linda Rice

Ms. Linda Johnson Rice is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corp. Ms. Johnson Rice has served as Chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., a multi-media company, since 2010. She served as Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2010, and also served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1987 to 2005. She joined Johnson Publishing Company in 1980, and became Vice President in 1985.

Marc Shapiro

Mr. Marc J. Shapiro is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Mr. Shapiro retired in 2003 as Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial services company. Before becoming Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 1997, Mr. Shapiro was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chase Bank of Texas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co., from 1989 until 1997. He now serves as a consultant to JPMorgan Chase & Co. and as non-executive Chairman of its Texas operations. Mr. Shapiro serves on the boards of the Baylor College of Medicine, the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Hospital, the Menninger Clinic, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Baker Institute at Rice University.

Paul Alexander

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