Kimberly-Clark Appoints Jeffrey Melucci General Counsel
Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced that Jeffrey Melucci has been elected by the board of directors as the company's new senior vice president and general counsel, effective September 1, 2017.
Melucci will be responsible for all legal and governmental affairs for the company and will serve on the company's Executive Leadership Team. He will report to chairman and CEO Thomas J. Falk.
Melucci joined the company in 2013, and has led Kimberly-Clark's global legal operations. He also served as the company's corporate secretary, and was responsible for leading the international legal team.
CEO Falk said, "We are fortunate to have someone of Jeff's experience and talent to lead our legal function. He is a proven change-oriented leader who has demonstrated abilities across our businesses.”
He succeeds Tom Mielke, who will retire after 29 years with the company and 10 years leading the legal function. He will retire in early 2018 following a transition period.
Falk added, "Tom has been an outstanding legal professional and leader throughout his career at K-C.
"I am grateful for his commitment to developing an excellent legal team and advocating for team member diversity, inclusion and empowerment."
© 2017 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Aidan O’Sullivan. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine.