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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Falk

58 2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Maria Henry

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Hsu

52 2013 Group President - K-C North America

Anthony Palmer

56 2012 President - Global Brands and Innovation

Elane Stock

52 2014 Group President - Kimberly-Clark International

Kimberly Underhill

50 2014 President - Kimberly-Clark Professional

Lizanne Gottung

60 2008 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Thomas Mielke

57 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Sandra MacQuillan

49 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Suja Chandrasekaran

2016 Chief Information Officer

Scott Usitalo

2016 Chief Marketing Officer

James Jenness

70 2012 Lead Independent Director

Michael White

63 2015 Director

John Bergstrom

69 1987 Independent Director

Abelardo Bru

67 2005 Independent Director

Robert Decherd

65 2008 Independent Director

Fabian Garcia

56 2011 Independent Director

Mae Jemison

59 2002 Independent Director

Nancy Karch

68 2010 Independent Director

Christa Quarles

42 2016 Independent Director

Ian Read

62 2007 Independent Director

Marc Shapiro

68 2012 Independent Director

Paul Alexander

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Falk

Mr. Thomas J. Falk is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation . 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 Kimberly-Clark Corporation . Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Ms. Henry was the chief financial officer of Hillshire Brands Company from 2012 to 2014, and Chief Financial Officer of Sara Lee’s North American Retail and Food Service business from 2011 to 2012. Prior to joining Sara Lee in 2011, Ms. Henry was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Culligan International, where she was responsible for finance, strategy, business development and information technology. Before Culligan, Ms. Henry was the Chief Financial Officer for Vastera, a publicly-traded global trade management company. She began her career at General Electric.

Michael Hsu

Mr. Michael D. Hsu is Group President - K-C North America of Kimberly-Clark Corporation . 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 the Company. 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 at Kimberly-Clark Corporation . 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 is the President - Kimberly-Clark Professional of the Company. 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.

Thomas Mielke

Mr. Thomas J. Mielke is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. 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.

Sandra MacQuillan

Ms. Sandra J. MacQuillan is Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. She is responsible for procurement, transportation, continuous improvement, sustainability, quality, safety, regulatory operations and lean cost transformation. Ms. MacQuillan joined Kimberly-Clark from Mars Incorporated, where she served from 2009 to 2015 as Global Vice President, Supply Chain responsible for manufacturing, engineering and logistics for Global Petcare. She has extensive experience in procurement, technology and engineering.

Suja Chandrasekaran

Ms. Suja Chandrasekaran is Chief Information Officer of the Company. She was senior vice president, global chief technology officer and chief data officer at Walmart Stores Inc. Prior to Walmart, she was the global CIO for The Timberland Company. Earlier in her career, she held various IT leadership positions including chief technology officer at PepsiCo and chief information officer, transformation - Americas at Nestle AG. Ms. Chandrasekaran holds an MBA degree from Monash University in Australia, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Madras in India.

Scott Usitalo

Mr. Scott Usitalo is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He joined Kimberly-Clark in 2008 and has held several global and regional leadership roles across the company. Most recently, he served as president for Kimberly-Clark's family care business inNorth America. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Usitalo spent over 24 years at Procter & Gamble in various product supply, brand management and global marketing leadership roles. He also honed his innovation capabilities with several CPG companies while in a consultancy role with Seed Strategy between his P&G and Kimberly-Clark experiences. He holds a bachelor of science in engineering and an honorary Ph.D. from Michigan Technological University.

James Jenness

Mr. James M. Jenness is Lead Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Mr. Jenness has served as a Director of Kellogg Company, a producer of cereal and convenience foods, since 2000. From 2005 to 2014 he was Executive Chairman of the Board of Kellogg and he served as Chief Executive Officer of Kellogg from February 2005 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 serves as a Trustee of DePaul University and serves on DePaul’s College of Admissions Advisory Council. He is a Regent for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls.

Michael White

Mr. Michael D. White is an Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation , effective September 1, 2015. Mr. White served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of DIRECTV, a leading provider of digital television entertainment services, from 2010 to July 2015. From 2003 until 2009, Mr. White was Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo International and Vice Chairman, PepsiCo, Inc. after holding positions of increasing importance with PepsiCo since 1990. Mr. White is a member of the Boston College Board of Trustees and is Chairman of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

John Bergstrom

Mr. John F. Bergstrom is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation . 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 Corporation. 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 has served as 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. He is presently Chairman of Parks for Downtown Dallas, a civic organization.

Fabian Garcia

Mr. Fabian T. Garcia is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation . 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 Corporation . 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 Corporation . 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 boards of Northern Westchester Hospital and Northwell Health, both of which are not-for-profit entities.

Christa Quarles

Ms. Christa S. Quarles is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Quarles was appointed CEO in November of 2015 after serving as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining OpenTable, Quarles served as Chief Business Officer of Nextdoor, Inc., and prior to that, she held positions of increasing responsibility with The Walt Disney Company, including Senior Vice President, General Manager, Mobile and Social Games. Before joining Disney, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Playdom, which was acquired by Disney in 2010. Earlier in her career, Ms. Quarles was a Managing Director in the equity research group of Thomas Wiesel Partners (now Stifel Financial), where she covered the internet sector. Ms. Quarles graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and received a Master's degree in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Ian Read

Mr. Ian C. Read is Independent Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. 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.

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