Kimberly-Clark names IT head

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has named Jennifer Sepull as the company's chief information officer and VP IT Services, reporting to Mark A. Buthman,SVP and CFO.

Sepull joins Kimberly-Clark from American Honda Motor, Honda's North American headquarters, based in Torrance, Calif., where she served as VP and CIO of the Information Systems Division, a large team supporting Honda's $50 billion business in the Americas. Sepull also served as a member of the Honda Global Information Systems management board. She has been recognized by a CIO peer group as a top-10 "breakaway" leader because of her impact in leading IT innovation.

Before joining Honda, Sepull was a principal in the automotive consulting services practice of IBM, and she also pursued several entrepreneurial ventures earlier in her career. Sepull earned her bachelor's and juris doctor degrees from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and also has pursued other studies at Harvard University and Cambridge University in England.