Kimberly-Clark Announces New Chief Information Officer

            Kimberly-Clark Announces New Chief Information Officer

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB)
today announced that Jennifer Sepull has been appointed as the Company's chief
information officer and vice president of IT Services, reporting to Mark A.
Buthman, senior vice president and chief financial officer.


Ms. Sepull joins Kimberly-Clark from American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Honda's
North American headquarters, based in Torrance, Calif., where she served as
vice president and CIO of the Information Systems Division, a large team
supporting Honda's $50 billion business in the Americas. Ms. Sepull also
served as a member of the Honda Global Information Systems Management Board.
She has been recognized by a CIO peer group as a top-10 "breakaway" leader
because of her impact in leading IT innovation.

Before joining Honda, Ms. Sepull was a principal in the automotive consulting
services practice of IBM, and she also pursued several entrepreneurial
ventures earlier in her career. Ms. Sepull earned her bachelor's and juris
doctor degrees from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and also has pursued
other studies at Harvard University and Cambridge University in England.

"I believe Jennifer's engaging style, combined with her leadership
experiences, will be a great fit as we continue to build talent and
transformative capabilities in our organization, as well as prioritize and
drive cost savings that will in turn enable greater investment in new
capabilities," Mr. Buthman said. "Her experiences communicating and building
strong relationships abroad bring a valuable perspective as we build our
international business and develop relationships with delivery partners."

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of
life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the
world's population trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to
enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex,
Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or
No. 2 share position in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C
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SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Contact: Eric S. Bruner, Kimberly-Clark, +1-972-281-1443,
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