DALLAS, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Suja Chandrasekaran has been named chief information officer, reporting to Maria Henry, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Ms. Chandrasekaran brings more than 25 years of experience in technology and leadership roles in both the consumer packaged goods and retail industries.
"Suja has a strong track record of leading technology and digital organizations to deliver significant value to customers and across an enterprise," said Henry. "I look forward to leveraging her expertise in developing innovative technology solutions to deliver strong value to K-C."
Most recently, Ms. Chandrasekaran was senior vice president, global chief technology officer and chief data officer at Walmart Stores Inc. Prior to Walmart, she was the global CIO for The Timberland Company. Earlier in her career, she held various IT leadership positions including chief technology officer at PepsiCo and chief information officer, transformation – Americas at Nestle AG.
Ms. Chandrasekaran holds an MBA degree from Monash University in Australia, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Madras in India.
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