DALLAS, Sept. 13,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation
(NYSE: KMB) today announced that Deeptha Khanna has been
elected to its board of directors effective immediately. In
connection with the election, Kimberly-Clark's board size will be
increased from 12 to 13, and Ms. Khanna will be appointed to serve
on the board's Audit Committee.
"We are thrilled to have Deeptha join our board," said Mike
Hsu, Chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark. "She brings a wealth of
experience in strategy and transformation, innovation, and M&A.
Her deep international expertise in CPG and the health sector will
provide invaluable perspective to executing our growth strategy and
delivering our purpose of Better Care for a Better World."
Ms. Khanna is currently Executive Vice President and Chief
Business Leader, Personal Health, for Royal
Philips, a health technology company, a position she has
held since 2020, while serving on the company's Executive
Committee. Prior to joining Philips, she held positions of
increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson, including
Global President, Skin Health and Office of Marketing Value, from
2019 to 2020; Global President, Baby
Care, from 2017 to 2019; and Vice President, Baby Care, Asia
Pacific and Global Emerging Markets, from 2015 to 2017.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Khanna also worked at
Procter & Gamble beginning in 1998.
Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) and
its trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for people in
more than 175 countries. Fueled by ingenuity, creativity, and
an understanding of people's most essential needs, we create
products that help individuals experience more of what's important
to them. Our portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex,
Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups,
GoodNites, Intimus, Plenitud, Sweety, Softex, Viva and WypAll, hold
No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in approximately 80 countries.
We use sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, build
strong communities, and ensure our business thrives for decades to
come. We are proud to be recognized as one of the World's Most
Ethical Companies(R) by Ethisphere for the fifth year in a row. To
keep up with the latest news and to learn more about the company's
150-year history of innovation, visit kimberly-clark.com.
SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Corporation