Ehab Abou-Oaf

President, Kimberly-Clark Professional at Kimberly-Clark

As President of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP), Ehab Abou-Oaf leads Kimberly-Clark's global business-to-business operations, which provide a wide range of commercial products and services. Most recently, he served as vice president & managing director for Kimberly-Clark in Middle East & Africa, geographically covering GCC, Nigeria, South Africa & Southern African markets, and developing MEA (North, East, remaining sub-Saharan Africa and the Levant). Mr. Abou-Oaf strengthened our business, resulting in increased sales and profit, market share growth across categories, and stronger employee engagement.

Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark in early 2020, Mr. Abou-Oaf spent 19 years in senior management roles with Mars, Inc, including president, Mars Wrigley Confectionery for Asia, Australia, Middle East & Africa. Prior to joining Mars, he spent 10 years with Procter & Gamble in packaging, product development, and marketing roles. He has gained extensive international experience throughout his career, including Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Japan, Egypt, and China.

In addition to his role at KCP, Mr. Abou-Oaf is the chairman of the board of governors of the Singapore American School and president of Food Industry Asia. He is also a member of the board of the American University in Cairo, the Singapore American School, and is an adjunct professor in the college of business (Nanyang Business School) at NTU.

An Egyptian/Belgian citizen, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Engineering from the American University in Cairo following his graduation with an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the United World College of Lester Pearson in Canada.



  • President, Kimberly-Clark Professional

    January, 2022 - present

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