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March 3, 2014

As Kimberly-Clark continues to focus on driving global expansion, the company has made executive changes so it can execute its business goals.

As Kimberly-Clark continues to focus on driving global expansion, the company has made executive changes so it can execute its business goals.

Elane Stock, group president of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP), has been elected group president of K-C International (KCI), and is succeeding Christian Brickman, who is leaving to pursue a senior executive officer position outside of K-C. Kim Underhill, currently president of K-C's European consumer business, has been elected president of KCP.

March 3, 2014

As Kimberly-Clark continues to focus on driving global expansion, the company has made executive changes so it can execute its business goals.

As Kimberly-Clark continues to focus on driving global expansion, the company has made executive changes so it can execute its business goals.

Elane Stock, group president of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP), has been elected group president of K-C International (KCI), and is succeeding Christian Brickman, who is leaving to pursue a senior executive officer position outside of K-C. Kim Underhill, currently president of K-C's European consumer business, has been elected president of KCP.

February 18, 2014

Kimberly-Clark North America has named Grant LaMontagne as president of customer development. In his new role, LaMontagne will lead all sales and customer development activities for the company’s operations in North America and will report to KCNA group president Michael Hsu.

Kimberly-Clark North America has named Grant LaMontagne as president of customer development. In his new role, LaMontagne will lead all sales and customer development activities for the company’s operations in North America and will report to KCNA group president Michael Hsu.

LaMontagne joins KCNA from Clorox, where he was most recently SVP and GM for Clorox Professional Products business, which includes the health care, janitorial/sanitary and institutional foods channels.

January 24, 2014

Following its fourth-quarter results, Kimberly-Clark plans to pursue targeted growth initiatives and support growth opportunities with increased advertising and research spending.

Following its fourth-quarter results, Kimberly-Clark plans to pursue targeted growth initiatives and support growth opportunities with increased advertising and research spending.

The company’s net sales of $5.3 billion were even with the year-ago period. Organic sales, which exclude the impact of changes in foreign currency exchange rates and lost sales as a result of European strategic changes and pulp and tissue restructuring actions, rose 5%, including an 11% increase in K-C International.  

January 16, 2014

Incontinence can hamper the lives of even the most on-the-go, social consumers. Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has a discreet solution that will help administer a fresh boost of confidence on a daily basis: the brand's new Fit-Flex protection will allow men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment.

DALLAS — Incontinence can hamper the lives of even the most on-the-go, social consumers. Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has a discreet solution that will help administer a fresh boost of confidence on a daily basis: the brand's new Fit-Flex protection will allow men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment. 

January 16, 2014

Incontinence can hamper the lives of even the most on-the-go, social consumers. Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has a discreet solution that will help administer a fresh boost of confidence on a daily basis: the brand's new Fit-Flex protection will allow men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment.

DALLAS — Incontinence can hamper the lives of even the most on-the-go, social consumers. Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has a discreet solution that will help administer a fresh boost of confidence on a daily basis: the brand's new Fit-Flex protection will allow men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment. 

December 2, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Professional has named Tim Feeheley as VP of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. Feeheley succeeds Richard Thorne, who recently was chosen to lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific Region.

Kimberly-Clark Professional has named Tim Feeheley as VP of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. Feeheley succeeds Richard Thorne, who recently was chosen to lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific Region.

December 2, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Professional has named Tim Feeheley as VP of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. Feeheley succeeds Richard Thorne, who recently was chosen to lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific Region.

Kimberly-Clark Professional has named Tim Feeheley as VP of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. Feeheley succeeds Richard Thorne, who recently was chosen to lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific Region.

November 6, 2013

Kimberly-Clark and the National Hockey League have renewed and enhanced their multiyear partnership in North America. In Canada, K-C launched its Home Team Advantage retail activation program this season with participation by their portfolio of brands including Cottonelle, Huggies, Kleenex, Scott and Pull-ups.

Kimberly-Clark and the National Hockey League have renewed and enhanced their multiyear partnership in North America. In Canada, K-C launched its Home Team Advantage retail activation program this season with participation by their portfolio of brands including Cottonelle, Huggies, Kleenex, Scott and Pull-ups.

November 6, 2013

Kimberly-Clark and the National Hockey League have renewed and enhanced their multiyear partnership in North America. In Canada, K-C launched its Home Team Advantage retail activation program this season with participation by their portfolio of brands including Cottonelle, Huggies, Kleenex, Scott and Pull-ups.

Kimberly-Clark and the National Hockey League have renewed and enhanced their multiyear partnership in North America. In Canada, K-C launched its Home Team Advantage retail activation program this season with participation by their portfolio of brands including Cottonelle, Huggies, Kleenex, Scott and Pull-ups.

July 22, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s net sales for the second quarter ended June 30 were flat at $5.27 billion compared to the year-ago period.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s net sales for the second quarter ended June 30 were flat at $5.27 billion compared to the year-ago period. 

Sales adjusted to exclude the impact of changes in foreign currency exchange rates and lost sales as a result of European strategic changes and pulp and tissue restructuring actions rose 3.

June 19, 2013

Scott Home Improvement Solutions will host more than 200 Menards contractors as part of the Scott 160, inviting them to act collectively as Grand Marshal at the inaugural ARCA/Menards 2013 Series Race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., Saturday, June 22.

ROSWELL, Ga. — Scott Home Improvement Solutions will host more than 200 Menards contractors as part of the Scott 160, inviting them to act collectively as Grand Marshal at the inaugural ARCA/Menards 2013 Series Race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., Saturday, June 22. 

Kimberly-Clark and the Scott brand are partnering with ARCA series sponsor Menards to participate in the ARCA Racing series. Through the partnership, the Scott brand is an official sponsor of the ARCA series, an ARCA Rookie Challenge sponsor and race title sponsor of the Scott 160.

June 14, 2013

Reduced landfill waste, fewer accidents and increased sales from environmentally friendly products were among the accomplishments Kimberly-Clark touted in its 10th annual sustainability report.

Reduced landfill waste, fewer accidents and increased sales from environmentally friendly products were among the accomplishments Kimberly-Clark touted in its 10th annual sustainability report.

The company’s report, a comprehensive overview progress against its sustainability and corporate responsibility efforts, highlights significant developments in key areas of people, planet and products. Kimberly-Clark manufacturers some of the worlds best known brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend.

June 14, 2013

Reduced landfill waste, fewer accidents and increased sales from environmentally friendly products were among the accomplishments Kimberly-Clark touted in its 10th annual sustainability report.

Reduced landfill waste, fewer accidents and increased sales from environmentally friendly products were among the accomplishments Kimberly-Clark touted in its 10th annual sustainability report.

The company’s report, a comprehensive overview progress against its sustainability and corporate responsibility efforts, highlights significant developments in key areas of people, planet and products. Kimberly-Clark manufacturers some of the worlds best known brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend.

June 4, 2013

Kimberly-Clark is looking to RW3 Technologies to help the company optimize its trade promotion investment. K-C will leverage RW3’s mobile technology solutions to keep its brands positioned front and center on shelves.

Austin, Texas — Kimberly-Clark is looking to RW3 Technologies to help the company optimize its trade promotion investment. K-C will leverage RW3’s mobile technology solutions to keep its brands positioned front and center on shelves.

June 4, 2013

Kimberly-Clark is looking to RW3 Technologies to help the company optimize its trade promotion investment. K-C will leverage RW3’s mobile technology solutions to keep its brands positioned front and center on shelves.

Austin, Texas — Kimberly-Clark is looking to RW3 Technologies to help the company optimize its trade promotion investment. K-C will leverage RW3’s mobile technology solutions to keep its brands positioned front and center on shelves.

May 15, 2013

Kimberly-Clark has launched Depend Guards and Shields, two products specifically designed for men with light bladder leakage, as part of a new program called Guard Your Manhood, which offers tips and tools from former professional football star Tony Siragusa.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has launched Depend Guards and Shields, two products specifically designed for men with light bladder leakage, as part of a new program called Guard Your Manhood, which offers tips and tools from former professional football star Tony Siragusa. 

May 15, 2013

Kimberly-Clark has launched Depend Guards and Shields, two products specifically designed for men with light bladder leakage, as part of a new program called Guard Your Manhood, which offers tips and tools from former professional football star Tony Siragusa.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has launched Depend Guards and Shields, two products specifically designed for men with light bladder leakage, as part of a new program called Guard Your Manhood, which offers tips and tools from former professional football star Tony Siragusa. 

May 3, 2013

Kimberly-Clark will award college scholarships totaling $1.26 million to 63 children of K-C employees across 17 states and Canada as part of its Bright Futures program.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark will award college scholarships totaling $1.26 million to 63 children of K-C employees across 17 states and Canada as part of its Bright Futures program.

Bright Futures scholarship grants are worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time students attending accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded more than $35 million in scholarships to more than 1,800 students.

May 3, 2013

Kimberly-Clark will award college scholarships totaling $1.26 million to 63 children of K-C employees across 17 states and Canada as part of its Bright Futures program.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark will award college scholarships totaling $1.26 million to 63 children of K-C employees across 17 states and Canada as part of its Bright Futures program.

Bright Futures scholarship grants are worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time students attending accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded more than $35 million in scholarships to more than 1,800 students.

May 2, 2013

Kimberly-Clark has completed the migration of its North American Vendor Managed Inventory program to the Datalliance VMI platform, on which it will manage its consumer brands for 15 retail partners.

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Kimberly-Clark has completed the migration of its North American Vendor Managed Inventory program to the Datalliance VMI platform, on which it will manage its consumer brands for 15 retail partners.

May 2, 2013

Kimberly-Clark has completed the migration of its North American Vendor Managed Inventory program to the Datalliance VMI platform, on which it will manage its consumer brands for 15 retail partners.

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Kimberly-Clark has completed the migration of its North American Vendor Managed Inventory program to the Datalliance VMI platform, on which it will manage its consumer brands for 15 retail partners.

April 19, 2013

First quarter 2013 net sales at Kimberly-Clark Corporation rose by a little more than 1% to $5.3 billion compared to the same period last year. The company posted record profits, up 12% to $783 million from $700 million in the same quarter last year.

DALLAS — First quarter 2013 net sales at Kimberly-Clark Corporation rose by a little more than 1% to $5.3 billion compared to the same period last year. The company posted record profits, up 12% to $783 million from $700 million in the same quarter last year.

March 12, 2013

Kimberly-Clark has announced that Clive Sirkin has been named vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to Tony Palmer, president of global brands and innovation.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has announced that Clive Sirkin has been named vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to Tony Palmer, president of global brands and innovation.

Sirkin joined K-C in 2007 and has held a number of marketing leadership positions.

"Since joining K-C, Clive has been instrumental in building strong, healthy brands and businesses around the world," Palmer said. "As CMO, Clive will continue the ongoing transformation of our marketing function as a core driver of our growth agenda."

March 12, 2013

Kimberly-Clark has announced that Clive Sirkin has been named vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to Tony Palmer, president of global brands and innovation.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has announced that Clive Sirkin has been named vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to Tony Palmer, president of global brands and innovation.

Sirkin joined K-C in 2007 and has held a number of marketing leadership positions.

"Since joining K-C, Clive has been instrumental in building strong, healthy brands and businesses around the world," Palmer said. "As CMO, Clive will continue the ongoing transformation of our marketing function as a core driver of our growth agenda."