Kimberly-Clark Corp. has named Sandi Karrmann as SVP and chief human resources officer, effective Oct. 26.
Karrmann will have global responsibilities for the human resources function including talent recruiting, development and performance management, labor relations, compensation and employee benefits. Karrmann will report to Mike Hsu, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark, and serve on the company’s executive leadership team.
“Sandi is a great addition to our team, with significant global human resources leadership within the consumer products goods industry,” said Hsu. “As we look to the future, I am confident that Sandi’s experience will accelerate our leadership capabilities and create a winning culture where the world’s best talent thrives.”
Karrmann’s skills and capabilities span several key senior leadership roles at PepsiCo, YUM!, Pizza Hut and most recently with Tenet Health. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and communications from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Southern California.
Dallas, Texas-based Kimberly-Clark’s portfolio of brands includes Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Viva and WypAll.