Kimberly-Clark Appoints New SVP/General Counsel

Grant McGee rejoins the company from American Airlines, where he was VP, deputy general counsel, and corporate secretary. Along with taking the reins as general counsel at Kimberly-Clark, McGee will also become a member of the company's executive leadership team.

Grant McGee has been appointed senior vice president and general counsel of Irving-based consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp.

McGee will report to Jeff Melucci, who’s expanding his enterprise responsibilities as chief business and transformation officer, the company said. McGee will also become a member of Kimberly-Clark’s executive leadership team.

“We’re fortunate that Grant is returning to Kimberly-Clark,” Chairman and CEO Mike Hsu said in a statement. “He’s already a well-known and well-respected leader at our company. He has the depth of legal and enterprise experience needed to serve as general counsel, and I look forward to partnering with him as we continue to accelerate the next phase of our growth strategy.”

McGee rejoins the company from American Airlines, where he was VP, deputy general counsel, and corporate secretary. Before that, McGee served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Kimberly-Clark from 2015 to 2022.

“Kimberly-Clark has a clear, purpose-led growth agenda,” McGee said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to working with Mike, Jeff, and the rest of our teams around the world to bring that purpose to life for the benefit of our consumers and stakeholders.”

Kimberly-Clark’s portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Plenitud, Sweety, Softex, Viva and WypAll, hold No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in roughly 70 countries.

The company said it uses sustainable practices to support a healthy planet and build strong communities, ensuring the business thrives for decades to come.

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