Kimberly-Clark Professional, a unit of
), recently appointed Tim Feeheley as the new vice president of
its North America segment. Feeheley replaces Richard Thorne who
will now lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific
Before joining Kimberly-Clark Professional, Feeheley served as
the president of JanPak, Inc. JanPak is a provider of facilities
maintenance and packaging supplies and solutions to health care,
manufacturing, education/government, and high-traffic facility
markets across the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions
of the United States.
During his term at JanPak, Feeheley succeeded in expanding the
size of its business and increased its worth to $240.0 million
over a period of 9 years via acquisitions, expansions and organic
growth. Moreover, he looked after the marketing and investment
banking activities for JanPak when it was taken over by Interline
Brands, Inc. in Dec 2012.
Meanwhile, Kimberly-Clark is principally engaged in the
manufacture and marketing of a wide range of health and hygiene
products around the world. It focuses on improving its products
through innovation in order to remain competitive and drive
growth. The company also launched diaper pants, premium feminine
care products and adult care offerings in several emerging
markets. Regular innovation helps in improving brand position and
market share in consumer categories. Moreover, the company is
well positioned overseas and has been regularly expanding in key
emerging markets which include businesses in Asia, Latin America,
the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa, with particular
emphasis on China, Brazil, India and Russia.
With his extensive experience and understanding of business
dynamics, we believe Feeheley will help in adding value to the
Kimberly-Clark presently has a short-term Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Some better-ranked stocks in the sector include
Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Omega Protein Corp.
). While Omega Protein carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy),
WD-40 Company and Pinnacle Foods hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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