April 13, 2000

Kimberly-Clark Holds Annual Meeting

Stockholders Elect Directors, Approve Selection of Independent Auditor

DALLAS, April 13 -- At Kimberly-Clark Corporation's (NYSE: KMB) annual meeting here today, stockholders elected five directors to three-year terms expiring in 2003.

Members who were re-elected were Wayne R. Sanders, chairman and chief executive officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Thomas J. Falk, president and chief operating officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation; William O. Fifield, partner in the law firm of Sidley & Austin; Wolfgang R. Schmitt, chairman of the board of Value America, Inc.; and Randall L. Tobias, chairman emeritus, Eli Lilly and Company. The Kimberly-Clark board has 13 members who are divided into three classes, with members of each class serving three-year terms.

In other matters, stockholders approved the selection of Deloitte & Touche as the company's independent auditor.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of tissue, personal care and health care products. The company's global brands include Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, Scott, Kimberly-Clark, Tecnol, Kimwipes and WypAll. Other brands well known outside the U.S. include Andrex, Scottex, Page, Popee and Kimbies. Kimberly-Clark also is a major producer of premium business, correspondence and technical papers. The company has manufacturing operations in 40 countries and sells its products in more than 150 countries.


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