Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced that Sherilyn S. "Sheri" McCoy was elected to its board of directors, effective immediately.
McCoy served as chief executive officer of Avon Products until retiring earlier this year.
Thomas J. Falk, Chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark, says, "Sheri will be a great addition to our board given her global leadership experience. We will greatly benefit from Sheri's leadership and deep experience in consumer products and innovation as we continue to execute on our long-term growth strategy."
McCoy brings considerable consumer experience gained during a 30-year career, including Avon, and prior, at Johnson & Johnson. She joined J&J as a scientist in research and development, subsequently managing businesses in every major product sector. She held global leadership posts at J&J including worldwide chairman of the Pharmaceutical Group, and head of J&J's Consumer business.
McCoy also serves on the boards of AstraZeneca PLC, Certara, Novocure, Stryker Corp., Catalyst and Stonehill College.