Carnegie Mellon University

W.L. Mellon Speaker: Michael Hsu

Michael Hsu, BS '86, president and chief operating officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, will present on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. in the Tepper School Simmons Auditorium. 

A 20-year veteran of the consumer products industry, Michael Hsu is president and chief operating officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation and serves on Kimberly-Clark’s Board of Directors.

Hsu leads day-to-day operations of Kimberly-Clark’s business units, along with the global innovation, marketing, and supply chain functions.

Before his appointment to president and chief operating officer, Hsu was group president of North American Consumer Products, which is home to some of the world's most recognized and trusted consumer brands, including Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, Cottonelle, and Scott.

Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark in 2012, Hsu was executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Kraft Foods. Before Kraft, he held the positions of vice president, marketing for Ore-Ida and Frozen Meals, and later president for Foodservice at H.J. Heinz. Hsu spent a decade as a consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton, where he rose to partner in Booz’s Consumer Practice.

Hsu serves on the board of directors for United Way USA. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.