Kimberly-Clark announces latest leadership appointment

Kimberly-Clark names new president of the company's Asia Pacific consumer business.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced a series of executive leadership changes in support of its global business.

Tristram Wilkinson, currently serving as president of Kimberly-Clark’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) consumer business, has been named president of the company’s Asia Pacific consumer business.

Wilkinson will have responsibility for the company’s largest international region with operations in more than 30 countries, including Australia, China, India, Korea and the ASEAN member states.

Wilkinson will continue to report to chairman and CEO Mike Hsu and will be based in Singapore.

Wilkinson is succeeding Aaron Powell, who is departing the company for an external opportunity.

A successor to Wilkinson will be named in the near future.

“Tris has more than 25 years of experience with Kimberly-Clark, and a proven record of driving results, and I’m confident he will continue the solid growth of our Asia Pacific business,” said Hsu.

“At the same time, I greatly appreciate Aaron’s service to Kimberly-Clark including his leadership of our Kimberly-Clark Professional and Asia Pacific consumer businesses and his passion for building brands.”

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