Dallas, Texas-based Kimberly-Clark Corp. has released a series of executive leadership changes in support of its global business.
Tristram Wilkinson, currently serving as president of Kimberly-Clark’s Europe, Middle East and Africa consumer business, has been named president of the company’s Asia Pacific consumer business. He will have responsibility for the company’s largest international region with operations in more than 30 countries, including China, India, Australia, Korea and the ASEAN member states.
Wilkinson will continue to report to Chairman and CEO Mike Hsu and will be based in Singapore. He is succeeding Aaron Powell, who is departing the company for an external opportunity. A successor to Wilkinson will be named in the near future.
“Tris has more than 25 years of experience with Kimberly-Clark and a proven record of driving results, and I’m confident he will continue the solid growth of our Asia Pacific business,” said Hsu. “At the same time, I greatly appreciate Aaron’s service to Kimberly-Clark, including his leadership of our Kimberly-Clark Professional and Asia Pacific consumer businesses and his passion for building brands.”
Kimberly-Clark and its brands are a part of life for people in more than 175 countries. It creates products that help individuals experience more of what’s important to them. The Kimberly-Clark portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Sweety, Softex, Viva and WypAll, hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in 80 countries.
The company uses sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, build stronger communities and ensure the business thrives for decades to come. To learn more about the company’s nearly 150-year history of innovation, visit kimberly-clark.com.