Sherry Ellies

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Sherry Ellies is vice president customer development at Kimberly-Clark, leading the Grocery West Consumer Sales Teams.

Ellies began her career at Kimberly-Clark as a sales representative in Dallas, Texas, calling on top regional grocery customers. She was promoted to roles with increasing team leader responsibility in the Southwest region and later in the Chicago market. She continued to advance in her career from wholesale team director, vice president at Sam’s Club U.S., to vice president customer development at Walmart Family Care, to vice president sales strategy for Kimberly-Clark’s North American adult and feminine care businesses, to her current role of vice president customer development for the Grocery West division.

Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Ellies was a product manager, promotional manager, market research analyst and field research specialist at DLM Communications. Ellies holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. She has also served on the Center for Retailing Excellence Board of Directors at the University of Arkansas. She is currently the corporate ambassador for Network of Executive Women at Kimberly-Clark.


Merging the Generations: How Today's Food Industry Fits Tomorrow's Leaders
Tuesday, March 26
3:15 to 4 p.m.
Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Bott, Professor of Management at Western Michigan University


  • Sherry Ellies, Vice President Customer Development at Kimberly-Clark
  • Jessica Waller, General Manager of Away From Home at Kellanova
  • Allison Quick, WMU Student and Executive Vice President of the WMU Food Marketing Association
  • Lily Zwanka, WMU Student and President of the WMU Food Marketing Association