DALLAS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation has earned top honors from the Procurement Leaders Awards in London.
Cynthia Dautrich, Global Procurement Officer, won the top award in the Procurement Leader category in recognition of her achievements in the procurement industry. In addition, Kimberly-Clark's global procurement organization became a finalist in the Transformation category and one of the Top 10 companies to show a significant transformation in the procurement function.
The Procurement Leaders Awards recognizes and celebrates the excellence in the world of procurement and supply chain management. More than 300 entries were received from 140 different companies in 28 countries for this year's awards."The value that the procurement team has delivered to Kimberly-Clark over the past several years has been enormous and the alignment with the business teams the past two years has been exceptional," said Dave Faddis, vice president of European Consumer Supply Chain. The Procurement Leader award recognized Dautrich for her strong leadership ability, proven track record in achieving goals, along with her willingness to take smart risks and build trust with her clients. "The procurement community has come a long way and these awards are a chance for the winners and nominees to demonstrate the success of their endeavors and show their business partners some excellent work they've been doing," said Dave Rae, editor of Procurement Leader, "All those shortlisted were up against stiff competition, so those who reigned supreme really did produce outstanding results." About Procurement Leaders Founded in 2004 and headquartered in London, Procurement Leaders is a global membership network serving major corporations and procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives. We provide independent procurement intelligence, professional development and peer to peer networking via our award winning online information resource, events and training solutions. Our unique insights, research and data, as well as networking and professional development opportunities, enable executives to deliver more value to their businesses equipping them with expert practices that deliver greater savings faster, reduce risks and transform functional performance. www.procurementleaders.com About Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, HUGGIES, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the Company's 141-year history of innovation, visit www.kimberly-clark.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. [KMB-C]