Scott DeGroot

Vice President – Global Distribution and Planning
Kimberly-Clark Corporation


Scott is the Vice President of Global Distribution and Planning at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. In this role, Scott and his team are accountable for all aspects of Demand and Supply Planning, S&OP, Physical Transport and Distribution, and Customer Collaboration. This teams drive performance in service, availability, inventory efficiency, and planning excellence. Together, they oversee over $1.8B in spend to deliver our products to our consumers efficiently and effectively, every day, every time, and everywhere. Prior to this role, Scott was the General Manager of for KC’s Eastern Grocery team in North America. Scott’s accountabilities included driving over $650MM in revenue through a highly engaged team that included Ahold, Wakefern, HEB, Publix, Delhaize and BiLo Holdings. During his 30 years at KC, Scott has held ever increasing areas of accountability and leadership including: Director of Supply Chain Strategy; Director of Production Planning; Director of Distribution Operations; Director of Transportation Procurement and Analysis; Director of Transportation Operations; and Regional Logistics Leader in Chester, PA – where he led all logistics operations at the largest tissue site in the KC network.