Personnel Appointments: August 2019

Charlie Menchaca
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Kimberly-Clark, Dallas

Kim Underhill, president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has been named group president of Kimberly-Clark North America. In her new role, Underhill will lead Kimberly-Clark’s nearly $8 billion North American consumer business, with trusted brands such as Huggies, Kleenex, Cottonelle and Depend. Underhill is succeeding Larry Allgaier, who left the company. Aaron Powell, president, Kimberly-Clark Europe, Middle East and Africa has been named President of Kimberly-Clark Professional. A successor to Powell in EMEA will be named at a later time. Both Underhill and Powell will report to Mike Hsu, president and chief operating officer of Kimberly-Clark.


Walgreens, Deerfield, Illinois

Adam Holyk is no longer serving as chief marketing officer at Walgreens, instead now heading up retail and consumer services for the drug chain. Alyssa Raine assumed the role of interim chief marketing officer while continuing to serve as divisional vice president, brand marketing. She’s been in the DVP role since May 2018. Among her employment prior to joining Walgreens in 2018, Raine served in brand/marketing roles at Hallmark Cards, Frito-Lay and Hint. Raine reports to Vineet Mehra, Walgreens Boots Alliance global chief marketing officer.


Great Northern Corp., Appleton, Wisconsin

Great Northern promoted Jeff Michels, packaging business unit manager, to president of packaging and in-store. It has also strategically realigned four of its business units into two groups. Previously each a separate business unit, packaging and in-store are now grouped together, as are laminations and rollguard. Michels moved into the newly created role after 14 years as the packaging business unit manager and 21 years overall at Great Northern. Michels will have direct responsibility for corrugated plants in the Twin Cities as well as Racine and Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, along with his current leadership of the Appleton plant.

Mosaic, Dallas

Mosaic added marketing veteran Justine Greenwald as its executive creative director. Greenwald leads award-winning teams of creatives and strategists to deliver game-changing experiences for top global brands. She also plays a key role in agency leadership and operations. Greenwald’s hiring marks the addition of another talented woman to Mosaic’s already strong bench of female-led experiential experts. Greenwald’s career spans multiple leadership roles in some of the world’s largest and most prestigious agencies, including Geometry Global, Ogilvy and G2.

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Charlie Menchaca

Charlie Menchaca

Charlie Menchaca is Managing Editor at the Path to Purchase Institute.  Read More