Kimberly-Clark has announced the appointment of Paula Ramos as its chief strategy officer, effective 15 March.
Ramos will assume global responsibility for the company's enterprise strategy and report to Mike Hsu, chairman and chief executive officer.
Ramos is an experienced professional who served in Latin America and the United States. She has guided initiatives to accelerate growth and improve organisational effectiveness.
Commenting on the appointment, Hsu said, "Paula [Ramos]'s diverse and deep experience in the consumer goods industry, particularly in driving agility-led growth initiatives and commercial performance, will provide Kimberly-Clark with sharp focus as we continue to accelerate growth.
"She will be a great addition to our global leadership team."
Ramos joins Kimberly-Clark after 18 years with McKinsey as a partner.
During her tenure, Ramos advised some of the world's largest consumer goods companies on entry into new markets while optimising business portfolios.
Most recently, Ramos led the firm's global consumer health practice and played a pivotal role in McKinsey's inclusion and diversity programme.
She earned her bachelor's degree in commerce from McGill University and MBA from Harvard Business School.