Vice President and Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Kimberly-Clark
Olena Neznal is a trusted international business leader with over 25 years of global experience in consumer and B2B Fortune 100 companies, including Kimberly-Clark, M&M/Mars, and Procter & Gamble. Recognized as a strong and inspirational leader at Kimberly-Clark, she has a proven track record of building empowered teams that deliver outstanding performance.
With extensive experience across multiple geographies in Europe and North America, she is known as an innovative and results focused leader with repeated success transforming businesses to deliver strong top and bottom-line growth.
Currently serving as the Vice President and Head of EMEA Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) division, she holds responsibility for close to a billion-dollar regional B2B business, which provides solutions to organizations including hospitals, large scale office buildings, industrial manufacturing and the hospitality sector. Olena provides the energy and leadership needed, to rally the organization behind the KCP vision to Create Exceptional Workplaces® and empowers the team, across the region, to develop and take action to grow the business, by delivering best in class customer experiences.
Olena’s passion is talent development, she mentors numerous individuals at all levels within the organization across many geographies. Olena believes in embracing diversity and creating an inclusive work environment everyone can reach their full potential.
As a wife and mother Olena rises to the challenge of work life balance and the need to continuously adapt, learn and change to be successful in managing the demands of both her personal and professional roles.
She is based in London, UK and holds a Master’s Degree in languages and an Executive MBA. From a business acumen to solid strategic planning and execution strengths, Olena is a lifelong learner who stays current with market trends, enabling her not only to adapt to change but get ahead of it.