Robert Long Becomes Kimberly-Clark’s First-Ever Chief Research and Development Officer
Kimberly-Clark Corporation has tapped Robert Long for its newly-created Chief Research and Development Officer, leading research, development, innovation and quality. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, he will report directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Hsu. He most recently spent 17 years with The Coca-Cola Company, where ultimately served as Senior Vice President, Global Research and Development and Chief Innovation Officer.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American multinational personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products. The company manufactures sanitary paper products and surgical & medical instruments. The Irving, TX-based company generated $18.45 billion in revenue for 2019, and employs about 40,000 people.