Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Falk


Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Falk

A 32-year Kimberly-Clark veteran, Thomas J. Falk is the architect of the company's Global Business Plan, which is positioning Kimberly-Clark to lead the world in essentials for a better life. He was elected Chief Executive Officer in 2002 and Chairman of the Board in 2003.

Mr. Falk has led Kimberly-Clark through Global Business Plans designed to increase the company's sales and profitability. Under his leadership, Kimberly-Clark has grown sales to $20 billion as of 2014. Kimberly-Clark has approximately 43,000 employees worldwide and operations in 35 countries.

Mr. Falk serves on the Boards of Lockheed Martin, Global Consumer Goods Forum, Catalyst and the University of Wisconsin Foundation and as a National Governor of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He also chaired the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' 2013 fundraising campaign and continues to actively advance its mission.

He received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin in 1980.

Mr. Falk was born in Waterloo, Iowa, in 1958. He and his wife, Karen, have one son.

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