Lizanne C. Gottung

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Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Lizanne (Liz) C. Gottung

Lizanne (Liz) Gottung currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a $18.6 billion global company with 43,000 employees in more than 63 countries. With brands like Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, K-C holds the No. 1 or No. 2 brand share in 80 countries.

Ms. Gottung led the development of a five-year People Strategy with initiatives, processes and systems designed to further strengthen Kimberly-Clark's performance-driven culture. She continues to identify ways to attract, develop, retain and engage the best people to drive innovation and growth around the globe.

In 2012, Ms. Gottung received a Top 10 Breakaway Leaders Award from Evanta HR for excellence and innovation in human resource management.

Ms. Gottung began her career at Kimberly-Clark in 1981 within Labor Relations, working at a manufacturing facility. After various HR roles of increasing size and scope she transitioned into line operations as a plant manager within several manufacturing facilities. Today, she reports to Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Falk and is a member of Kimberly-Clark's executive team.

Ms. Gottung received her B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Pacific Corporation and the American Heart Association. She is also a member of the University of Georgia Terry College Dean's Advisory Council.

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Lizanne (Liz) Gottung currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a $18.6 billion global company with 43,000 employees in more than 63 countries. With brands like Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, K-C holds the No. 1 or No. 2 brand share in 80 countries.
Ms. Gottung led the development of a five-year People Strategy with initiatives, processes and systems designed to further strengthen Kimberly-Clark's performance-driven culture. She continues to identify ways to attract, develop, retain and engage the best people to drive innovation and growth around the globe.
In 2012, Ms. Gottung received a Top 10 Breakaway Leaders Award from Evanta HR for excellence and innovation in human resource management.
Ms. Gottung began her career at Kimberly-Clark in 1981 within Labor Relations, working at a manufacturing facility. After various HR roles of increasing size and scope she transitioned into line operations as a plant manager within several manufacturing facilities. Today, she reports to Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Falk and is a member of Kimberly-Clark's executive team.
Ms. Gottung received her B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Pacific Corporation and the American Heart Association. She is also a member of the University of Georgia Terry College Dean's Advisory Council.

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