Kimberly-Clark Names New CFO

March 22, 2022

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has appointed Nelson Urdaneta chief financial officer (CFO), effective April 22.

Urdaneta joins Kimberly-Clark from Mondelēz International, where he held a variety of financial leadership positions throughout his 17-year tenure, most recently serving as senior vice president and treasurer. He succeeds Maria Henry, who has decided to retire from the company. Henry has been with Kimberly-Clark since 2015, when she joined the company as CFO.

“Nelson brings to Kimberly-Clark strong global and operational leadership as well as breadth of experience across all financial disciplines,” said Mike Hsu, Kimberly-Clark chairman and CEO. “He’s the ideal leader to take the helm of our global finance organization. I’m looking forward to his leadership and partnership in driving our long-term growth ambitions and delivering meaningful shareholder value.”

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Kimberly-Clark Professional offers an array of hand hygiene and contamination-control products. Located in Roswell, Georgia, Kimberly-Clark Professional is one of Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s four business sectors. For more information, visit