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The board of directors for Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has announced several changes to the company’s executive leadership team.


Achal Agarwal has been appointed to the newly created position of chief transformation officer. Agarwal has been with Kimberly-Clark since 2008, most recently serving as president of Kimberly-Clark’s Asia-Pacific consumer business.


In a related move, Aaron Powell has been named president of Kimberly-Clark’s Asia-Pacific consumer business. Powell previously served as president of Kimberly-Clark Professional. The company plans to announce Powell’s successor in the near future.


Both Agarwal and Powell will continue to report to Mike Hsu, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Kimberly-Clark. The moves are effective March 1.


“These leadership changes will help further enable achievement of our K-C Strategy 2022 objectives,” said Hsu. “Achal and Aaron are both seasoned executives with proven ability to deliver higher levels of sustained results and position us to delight consumers every day, everywhere.”



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Source: Kimberly-Clark