Essity Professional Hygiene President to Step Down

September 13, 2022

Essity has announced that Don Lewis will step down from his position as president of the company’s professional hygiene division by the end of 2022.

Lewis joined Essity in 2002 and has held various leadership positions in Essity’s professional and consumer businesses in North America and Latin America. He joined the company’s executive management team in 2011.

“Don has grown Essity’s professional hygiene business and the Tork brand to become global leaders. Throughout his career at Essity he has been a valued contributor to Essity’s strategy and has led some of our major acquisitions. He has been on the forefront of digital innovation and the development of an omnichannel approach for professional hygiene that positions Essity strongly today and in the future. I would like to thank Don for his contributions and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said Magnus Groth, Essity CEO and president.

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