Kimberly-Clark elects new member to its board of directors


Kimberly-Clark, the parent company of such brands as U by Kotex, Cottonelle and Huggies among others, announced that it has elected Sherilyn S. McCoy to its board of directors.

“Sheri will be a great addition to our board given her global leadership experience,” Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark, said. “We will greatly benefit from Sheri’s leadership and deep experience in consumer products and innovation as we continue to execute on our long-term growth strategy.”

McCoy’s past experience includes a 30-year career at Johnson & Johnson, where she served as a scientist in research and development. She also previously held leadership roles within the company, including that of worldwide chairman of the Pharmaceutical Group and head of J&J’s consumer business.

She was most recently the CEO of Avon, and serves on the boards of AstraZeneca PLC, Certara, Novocure, Stryker, Catalyst and Stonehill College. In addition, McCoy holds four U.S. patents.


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