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April 16, 2014

Kimberly Clark on Wednesday announced the launch of the thin and absorbent Poise Microliners, featuring SAM (Super Absorbent Material).

DALLAS — Kimberly Clark on Wednesday announced the launch of the thin and absorbent Poise Microliners, featuring SAM (Super Absorbent Material).

March 5, 2014

Personal care company Kimberly-Clark, whose portfolio includes Kotex, has announced executive changes designed to further enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion.

DALLAS — Personal care company Kimberly-Clark, whose portfolio includes Kotex, has announced executive changes designed to further enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion.

Elane Stock, group president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has been elected group president of K-C International, and is succeeding Christian Brickman, who has announced his intent to pursue a senior executive officer position outside of K-C.

January 24, 2014

Following its fourth-quarter results, Kimberly-Clark plans to pursue targeted growth initiatives and support growth opportunities with increased advertising and research spending.

DALLAS — Following its fourth-quarter results, Kimberly-Clark plans to pursue targeted growth initiatives and support growth opportunities with increased advertising and research spending.

The company’s net sales of $5.3 billion were even with the year-ago period. Organic sales, which exclude the impact of changes in foreign currency exchange rates and lost sales as a result of European strategic changes and pulp and tissue restructuring actions, rose 5%, including an 11% increase in K-C International. 

January 16, 2014

Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has introduced a discreet incontinence solution. New Fit-Flex protection allows men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment, according to the company

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has introduced a discreet incontinence solution. New Fit-Flex protection allows men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment, according to the company.

September 17, 2013

Kimberly Clark is preparing to launch a new flu-tracker tool at MyAchoo.com.

NEW YORK — Kimberly Clark is preparing to launch a new flu-tracker tool at MyAchoo.com.

The MyAchoo.com site utilizes Centers for Disease Control data to feed a proprietary forecasting model that will predict where illness will spike within the next three weeks, according to a report published Tuesday by Advertising Age. Preliminary tests suggest the tool is 90% accurate, Kimberly Clark told Ad Age.

August 2, 2013

U by Kotex, a feminine care brand by Kimberly-Clark, has introduced U by Kotex Extra pads — a new maxi pad designed to provide maximum, heavy-duty protection.

DALLAS — U by Kotex, a feminine care brand by Kimberly-Clark, has introduced U by Kotex Extra pads — a new maxi pad designed to provide maximum, heavy-duty protection.

The brand's most absorbent pad yet, U by Kotex Extra pads is inviting girls to put it to the test in their own "real life product demos" and experience firsthand how it performs. Girls can receive a free U by Kotex Extra pad sample at ubykotex.com and share the results of their "real life demos" using #demodiaries. 

July 2, 2013

GoodNites, a Kimberly-Clark brand, is helping bed-wetting kids feel confident overnight with a new design that fits more like real underwear.

NEENAH, Wis. — GoodNites, a Kimberly-Clark brand, is helping bed-wetting kids feel confident overnight with a new design that fits more like real underwear.

June 17, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Co. announced a new addition to its line of kids potty training pants with characters from the sequel to Disney's Monsters Inc.

NEENAH, Wis. — Kimberly-Clark Co. announced today a new addition to its line of kids potty training pants with characters from the sequel to Disney's "Monsters, Inc."

Kimberly-Clark has added Monsters University character potty training pants to its line of baby products, offering a new, fun way for parents and children to enjoy the ritual of potty training. The new licensing agreement comes in the midst of National Potty Training Month in June.

May 15, 2013

Kimberly-Clark announced the launch of Depend Guards and Shields, two products specifically designed for men with light bladder leakage, along with tips and tools from former professional football star Tony Siragusa in a new program called Guard Your Manhood

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark on Wednesday announced the launch of Depend Guards and Shields, two products specifically designed for men with light bladder leakage, along with tips and tools from former professional football star Tony Siragusa in a new program called Guard Your Manhood

April 3, 2013

Depend "boldly" re-invited Americans to join The Great American Try On and announced new and expanded celebrity partnerships designed to help give the millions of people living with bladder control issues the confidence to enjoy an active lifestyle.

DALLAS — Depend on Wednesday "boldly" re-invited Americans to join The Great American Try On and announced new and expanded celebrity partnerships designed to help give the millions of people living with bladder control issues the confidence to enjoy an active lifestyle. 

February 8, 2013

Kimberly-Clark announced its continued increase in production of face masks and other personal protective equipment products in response to increased customer demand from acute care facilities across the country.

ROSWELL, Ga. — Kimberly-Clark on Friday announced its continued increase in production of face masks and other personal protective equipment products in response to increased customer demand from acute care facilities across the country.

February 1, 2013

U by Kotex, a Kimberly-Clark feminine care line, is aiming to inspire girls to empower themselves with education, take control of their health and redefine how society thinks about their bodies with Generation Know, a multifaceted commercial marketing program.

NEW YORK — U by Kotex, a Kimberly-Clark feminine care line, is aiming to inspire girls to empower themselves with education, take control of their health and redefine how society thinks about their bodies with Generation Know, a multifaceted commercial marketing program.

January 21, 2013

Paper-products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark has appointed Jennifer Sepull as its chief information officer and VP information technology services, the company said.

DALLAS — Paper-products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark has appointed Jennifer Sepull as its chief information officer and VP information technology services, the company said Monday.

Sepull, who will report to SVP and CFO Mark Buthman, previously was VP and chief information officer of the information systems division at American Honda Motor Co. She also previously worked for IBM and pursued several business ventures.

November 15, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has announced the appointment of former Kraft Foods executive Michael Hsu as president of North America consumer products, succeeding Robert Abernathy, who announced his intent to retire after more than 30 years with the company.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has announced the appointment of former Kraft Foods executive Michael Hsu as president of North America consumer products, succeeding Robert Abernathy, who announced his intent to retire after more than 30 years with the company. 

Abernathy will remain with K-C through 2013 to oversee the European strategic changes announced last month in K-C's earnings call. Abernathy and Hsu will report to chairman and CEO Thomas Falk.

September 21, 2012

Comedic actresses Sherri Shepherd and Cloris Leachman are finding the humor in menopause by headlining the Poise brand’s Hot Flash Road Show, a free comedy tour making stops in New York and Los Angeles this fall that was announced Friday by Kimberly Clark.

DALLAS  — Comedic actresses Sherri Shepherd and Cloris Leachman are finding the humor in menopause by headlining the Poise brand’s Hot Flash Road Show, a free comedy tour making stops in New York and Los Angeles this fall that was announced Friday by Kimberly Clark. Open to the public, the Hot Flash Road Show is part of The 2nd Talk, an effort led by the Poise brand to start a whole new way to talk about menopause and help women approach this life stage with confidence.

September 5, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has issued a consumer advisory — as a result of suspected criminal activity — regarding a number of defective lots of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons that may pose public health risks to consumers.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has issued a consumer advisory — as a result of suspected criminal activity — regarding a number of defective lots of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons that may pose public health risks to consumers.

While the health risk to consumers is low, some of these tampons have: Increased levels of bacteria; presence of metallic particles; or imperfect raw materials.

July 16, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has launched a line of consumer products specifically designed with menopausal women in mind.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has launched a line of consumer products specifically designed with menopausal women in mind.

Poise Feminine Wellness represents the Poise brand's expansion into the feminine wellness category in the United States and Canada, following a rollout in parts of Latin America, Kimberly-Clark said. The line features five products designed to work naturally with a woman's body during menopause, including: roll-on cooling gel; body cooling towelettes; personal lubricant; panty fresheners and feminine wash.

May 29, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has partnered with Marvel Entertainment to bring the latter’s Spider-Man character to GoodNites underwear.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has partnered with Marvel Entertainment to bring the latter’s Spider-Man character to GoodNites underwear.

Marking the first use of licensed characters by the GoodNites brand, the underwear for boys will feature graphics of the famed web-crawler for a limited time beginning this month.

May 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has highlighted its progress toward achieving its 2015 sustainability goals.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has highlighted its progress toward achieving its 2015 sustainability goals.

Kimberly-Clark's 2011 sustainability report, the company's ninth sustainability report, is structured around the company's Sustainability 2015 strategy framework of people, planet and products introduced last year. Some of the highlights recorded in this year's report included:

  • Sourced 99.9% of its fiber from suppliers certified by sustainable forestry practices;

May 9, 2012

Kimberly-Clark's feminine care brand Kotex Natural Balance has teamed up with comedian Heather McDonald for a new Web video series.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark's feminine care brand Kotex Natural Balance has teamed up with comedian Heather McDonald for a new Web video series.

The series, which started May 7, is featured on the Kotex Natural Balance Facebook page and YouTube channel. McDonald stars in the series, calling out the jargon in the category (what does nano-breeze maxi pad technology even mean?) and invites women to join in the conversation.

April 30, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has expanded its U by Kotex portfolio to include two new products.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has expanded its U by Kotex portfolio to include two new products.

April 16, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced that its Scott Naturals brand has earned the Green Good Housekeeping Seal for three products.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark announced that its Scott Naturals brand has earned the Green Good Housekeeping Seal for three products.

Scott Naturals dry bath tissue, paper towels and napkins have met the Good Housekeeping Green Seal's environmental standard for paper goods, based on recycled content and other factors, Kimberly-Clark said. The Scott Naturals dry bath tissue, paper towels and napkins are made with a blend of virgin material and at least 20% recycled material in products or packaging.

April 10, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced that Jan Spencer, a 34-year company veteran, is retiring.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark announced that Jan Spencer, a 34-year company veteran, is retiring.

Spencer, who serves as Kimberly-Clark's SVP continuous improvement, sourcing and sustainability, will retire July 1. No successor has been named at this time, the company said.

April 5, 2012

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Kimberly-Clark are teaming up to give away 10 $1,000 gift cards in the "Spruce Up Your Space" sweepstakes.

DALLAS — The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Kimberly-Clark are teaming up to give away 10 $1,000 gift cards in the "Spruce Up Your Space" sweepstakes.
 
“With spring cleaning in full swing, an extra $1,000 can go a long way to getting the house in order for the summer,” said the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor Chief Master Sgt. Jeffry Helm. “Shoppers just need to visit their Exchange during the contest and simply fill out an entry form for a shot at the shopping spree.”
 

March 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.

The company said Kimberly-Clark Professional president Christian Brickman has been elected to serve as president Kimberly-Clark International. The current president of the company's international division, Bob Black, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Replacing Brickman in his current role is Elaine Stock, who currently serves as Kimberly-Clark's SVP and chief strategy officer.