Achal Agarwal

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President, Asia-Pacific Region
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

As president of Kimberly-Clark's Asia-Pacific consumer business, Achal Agarwal is responsible for the company's biggest international region, with operations in more than 30 countries, including the ASEAN member states, Australia, China, India and South Korea.

Mr. Agarwal joined Kimberly-Clark from PepsiCo, Inc. in 2008, where he served a variety of leadership roles including business unit general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa beverages and snacks and chief operating officer for Greater China beverages. Mr. Agarwal started his career in India, holding various management roles with Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and with PepsiCo India's beverage business.

In addition to his role at Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Agarwal serves on the board of directors for SATS Ltd, a Singapore airport services company, the World Wildlife Fund - Singapore and the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN). He also is a council member of the Singapore Business Federation, a board member of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and an advisory board member for the Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Mr. Agarwal earned a BA from St. Stephen's College, an MBA from the University of Delhi and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was recognized as CNBC's "Asia Business Leader of the Year" in 2016. He is based at the company's regional headquarters in Singapore.

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