announced executive changes that will further enhance its focus on continuous improvement, global sourcing and sustainability,
Jan Spencer, 55, currently president of Kimberly-Clark Professional
, has been elected senior vice president, continuous improvement, sourcing and sustainability; Christian Brickman, 45, senior vice president and chief strategy officer for the company, has been elected president, Kimberly-Clark Professional, succeeding Spencer; and Elane Stock, 45, currently national vice president of the American Cancer Society
, will join the company in mid-August as senior vice president and chief strategy officer, the release stated.
"Jan, Chris and Elane have excellent track records leading significant business growth initiatives," said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Thomas J. Falk.
"Jan''s extensive background driving operational effectiveness and sustainability across multiple areas of our business will contribute greatly to our ability to deliver on our Global Business Plan. Chris''s general management and strategy experience make him the ideal successor to further strengthen our Kimberly-Clark Professional business. And Elane has done significant management consulting with Fortune 500 companies in the consumer products and retail sectors that gives her the right experience to lead our company''s strategic planning process," Falk added.