Kimberly-Clark Professional names new president

Kimberly-Clark Professional appoints former president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery.

Kimberly-Clark Professional has appointed Ehab Abou-Oaf president, effective January 1, 2022.

Abou-Oaf has been with Kimberly-Clark since 2019 and has served as managing director of the company’s Middle East and Africa business since February 2020.

Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Abou-Oaf spent 19 years in senior management roles with Mars Inc, including president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery for Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.

“Since joining Kimberly-Clark, Ehab has strengthened our business in the Middle East and Africa, establishing new routes to market and grown our market share across multiple categories in developing markets including Nigeria and South Africa. Further, he has established an exceptional team in the region, and I’m confident that he’ll bring the same proven track record of leadership to our Kimberly-Clark Professional business,” said Mike Hsu, Kimberly-Clark CEO.

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