Kimberly-Clark Shifts Management

DALLAS (AP) -- Consumer products maker Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Friday it has named Jan Spencer as a senior vice president responsible for the company's efforts aimed at continuous improvement, sourcing and sustainability, effective Sept. 1.

Spencer, 55, is currently president of Kimberly-Clark Professional.

Christian Brickman, 45, will succeed Spencer in that role. Brickman is currently senior vice president and chief strategy officer for the company.

He in turn will be replaced by Elane Stock, 45, who joins the company from the American Cancer Society, where she is national vice president.

Kimberly Clark said the moves will help the company improve results as it focuses on global sourcing and sustainability.

Shares fell 10 cents to $63.03 in morning trading Friday.