Kimberly-Clark is a leading global health and hygiene company employing more than 55,000 people worldwide and posting sales of $16.7 billion in 2006. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations in 37 countries, Kimberly-Clark’s global brands are sold in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people trust Kimberly-Clark products and the solutions they provide to make their lives better. With well-known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries.
Our success stems from leveraging insights from our customers, shoppers and users in the innovations we bring to market. This has led us to the development of entirely new products and categories, and improved performance in existing brands. Around the world, medical professionals turn to Kimberly-Clark Health Care for a wide portfolio of solutions that improve health, hygiene and well-being of their patients and staff. From family care to personal care, in safety, Do-It-Yourself and Home Improvement settings, we're driving our growth by enhancing the health, hygiene and well-being of people everyday, everywhere.
As a global company, we are committed to cultivating a fair, respectful and engaging work environment that inspires our diverse global team to thrive professionally and contribute to the communities where we operate. We also have a responsibility to attain a deeper understanding of our impact on the world. Addressing Sustainability issues and incorporating solutions through all levels of Kimberly-Clark is a critical component of our business.
Throughout our 135-year history, Kimberly-Clark has adhered to a set of simple yet insightful values established by our founders – quality, service and fair dealing. These are the standards of performance by which our leadership and employees are measured. These values have helped establish Kimberly-Clark as a leading-edge global company that produces superior health and hygiene products used by families and professionals from all walks of life and cultures around the world.
At K-C we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. We are a global health and hygiene leader, and our trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for 1.3 billion people in more than 150 countries. To maintain this trust and pioneer new product categories, we're seeking people who share our passion for excellence, teamwork and original thinking.