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Kimberly-Clark announces new chief supply chain officer

September 9, 2022  By P&PC Staff

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) announced the appointment of Tamera Fenske to the role of Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective September 19, 2022. Fenske will have global responsibilities for procurement, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, safety, and sustainability, as well as the company's Global Nonwovens division.

Kimberly-Clark has appointed Tamera Fenske as its chief supply chain officer, effective from September 19, 2022. She will report to company chairman and CEO Mike Hsu and also join Kimberly-Clark’s executive leadership team.

“I’m inspired by Kimberly-Clark’s purpose of ‘Better Care for a Better World’, and how it’s guiding future growth and societal impact,” said Fenske. “I’m looking forward to working with the teams producing the company’s trusted, iconic brands that provide care for billions of people around the globe and finding ways to provide even more access to Kimberly-Clark’s essential products.”

In her new role, Fenske will hold global responsibilities for procurement, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, safety and sustainability, as well as the company’s global nonwovens division.


Fenske joins the Kimberly-Clark team with leadership experience in manufacturing and supply chain operations. Most recently, she was senior vice-president of manufacturing and supply chain for 3M where she led the end-to-end supply chain for the company in the U.S. and Canada across all its business groups and markets.

“Tamera’s proven leadership in supply chain and business transformation make her the right leader for our world-class supply chain operation,” said Hsu. “I’m looking forward to her leadership as we continue to maximize the full potential of our global manufacturing footprint to drive our growth strategy for long-term value creation.”

During her 22-year tenure with 3M, Fenske held various senior roles leading manufacturing, supply chain and operations for each of the company’s global businesses, as well as plant management. She brings additional prior experience from Marathon Ashland Petroleum and Dow Chemical Company.

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