Mark T. Smucker has been elected to Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s board of directors, effective immediately.
“Mark will be a great addition to our board,” says Thomas J. Falk, executive chairman of Dallas-Texas-based Kimberly-Clark. “His marketing and innovation experiences leading The J.M. Smucker Co.’s portfolio of brands will be valuable in our board discussions.”
Smucker is president and CEO of The J.M. Smucker Co. and serves on its board. He is the fifth generation of the Smucker family to lead the 122-year old company. The Smucker portfolio of food brands, and its products can be found in 90 percent of U.S. households. Under his leadership, the company continues to stay at the forefront of the dynamic packaged foods landscape, particularly in the categories of coffee, pet food and snacks.
Smucker also serves as a director of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and Greater Cleveland Partnership, and as an advisor on the LeBron James Family Foundation and Thunderbird Strategic Advisory Council. Plus, he’s a member of the Fortune CEO Initiative.