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Kimberly-Clark elects Sheri McCoy to board

September 18, 2018  By P&PC Staff

September 18, 2018 – Kimberly-Clark Corporation has elected Sherilyn S. “Sheri” McCoy to sit on its board of directors, effective immediately.

“Sheri will be a great addition to our board given her global leadership experience,” says Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark. “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 brings consumer experience gained during a 30-year career at Johnson & Johnson, joining as a scientist in research and development, and subsequently managing businesses in every major product sector. She held global leadership posts at J&J, including worldwide chairman of the pharmaceutical group, and head of J&J’s consumer business. Most recently, McCoy served as chief executive officer of Avon Products, a personal care products company, until retiring earlier this year.


She also serves on the boards of AstraZeneca PLC, Certara, Novocure, Stryker Corp., Catalyst and Stonehill College. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in textile chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Rutgers University. She holds four U.S. patents.

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