Kimberly-Clark CHRO Liz Gottung announces plans to retire
During her 35-year career at Kimberly-Clark, Ms. Gottung held a wide range of leadership roles prior to being named CHRO in 2002.
As the leader of the company's HR organization, she aligned the HR function with the company's overall business strategy and championed the culture. She also led the development of the company's people strategy to support global talent and capability building.
The company has named Scott Boston as Gottung's successor.
Mr. Boston, who joined the company in 2011, has led global HR talent management and been responsible for leading HR within Kimberly-Clark International.
Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Boston was senior vice president, Human Resources, for McKesson Corporation. He has more than 20 years of global HR leadership experience.
Mr. Boston received a B.B.A. double major in Marketing and Management from Emory University. He also earned an Executive MBA in International Business from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.
He will become senior vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) effective January 1, 2017 and will work with Ms. Gottung to ensure a smooth transition.