Kimberly-Clark Names New Group President

April 14, 2021

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has appointed Russ Torres group president of Kimberly-Clark North America.

Torres joined Kimberly-Clark in 2020 after serving in key senior leadership roles at Bain & Co., Mondelez International/Kraft Foods, and Newell Brands. He most recently served as president of Kimberly-Clark Professional. In his new position, Torres will oversee the company’s North American consumer business. He succeeds Kim Underhill who is departing after 33 years with the company.

“We’re proud to have a deep bench of talented leaders to drive our global business,” said Mike Hsu, Kimberly-Clark CEO. “Russ is a decisive leader with deep industry experience and a strong set of capabilities. His ability to rally teams around a common vision will drive results for our largest business unit.”

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