Thomas J. Falk
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
President, Asia-Pacific Consumer Business
J. Scott Boston
Chief Human Resources Officer
President, Latin American Consumer Business
Chief Financial Officer
Michael D. Hsu
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Anthony J. Palmer
President of Global Brands and Innovation
President, Kimberly-Clark Professional
Kimberly Clark was founded in the year 1872. The company has been operational for almost 147 years now. The founders of the company were Franklyn C Shattuck, John A Kimberly, Charles B Clark and Havilah Babcock. The company was started with a $42,000 capital. The first business of the company was to operate paper mills. In the year 1888, after one of its paper mills got destroyed, the company had suffered a setback. The mill was again rebuilt with almost five months of intensive labour planning. The company also started to perform rapid expansions as well. In the year 1914, the company had developed cellu-cotton, which was a cotton substitute used by the U.S. Army, during World War I. Almost six years later, the company introduced Kotex, which was a disposable sanitary napkin for women.
In the year 1926, the company had collaborated with The New York Times Company, in order to build a newsprint mill in Ontario, Canada. The company had become a limited public entity in the year 1928. During the 1950s, the company started to expand in countries like West Germany, the U.K. and also Mexico. During the 1960s, the company began its operations in almost 17 foreign locations as well. The Midwest Express Airlines was formed in the year 1984. Then in the year 1991, the company along with The New York Times Company had sold their collaborated newsprint plant in Canada. The company also collaborated with Descartables Argentinos S.A., in order to manufacture personal care products in Argentina, in the year 1994. In the year 1995, the company had taken over Scott Paper for about $9.4 billion. The company had also purchased Ballard Medical Products in the year 1999, for an amount of $774 million. In the year 2000, the company had taken over Taiwan Scott Paper Corporation for about $40 million. The following year, the company also acquired Linostar, which was an Italian diaper maker. In the year 2003, the company had acquired a Polish tissue maker, known as Klucze. The headquarters of the company is based in 351 Phelps Drive. The name of the place is Irving, while the name of the state is Texas, USA. The pin code of the area is 75038.
Kimberly Clark is an American company that focuses on designing and manufacturing various kinds of paper-based personal care products for consumers, all across the globe. The current CEO and chairman of the company are Michael D Hsu. As of the year 2017, the total amount of revenue generated by the company is more than $18.2 billion. Also, the number of employees working at the company is more than 42,000, as of the year 2017. The company is also listed in the Fortune 500 companies list as well.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to purchase various kinds of personal products, manufactured and designed by the company itself. The products of the company include facial tissue paper, feminine hygiene products like sanitary napkins, toilet papers, utility wipes, cleaning wipes, disposable diapers and also baby wipes too.
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