SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Spencer Jan BC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1400 HOLCOMB BRIDGE ROAD

(Street)
ROSWELL GA 30076-2199

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
KIMBERLY CLARK CORP [ KMB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, Continuous Improvement
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/17/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 04/17/2012 M (1) 26,046 A $63.99 62,511.9178 D
Common Stock 04/17/2012 M (1) 9,832 A $61.02 72,343.9178 D
Common Stock 04/17/2012 S (1) 35,878 D $75 36,465.9178 (2) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $63.99 04/17/2012 M (1) 26,046 (3) 04/23/2018 Common Stock 26,046 $0.0000 0.0000 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $61.02 04/17/2012 M (1) 9,832 (4) 04/28/2020 Common Stock 9,832 $0.0000 22,944 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Transaction was made pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 Sales Plan adopted by the reporting person that began on December 1, 2011.
2. Includes 39.923 shares held in the Kimberly-Clark Corporation Dividend Reinvestment Program as of recent practicable date.
3. Stock option granted on April 23, 2008 and fully vested and exercisable.
4. Stock option granted April 28 2010. In general, no option may be exercised until one year after it has been granted; after the end of one year, it may be exercised as to 30 percent or less of the total shares subject to options, after the end of the second year, an additional 30 percent, and after the end of the third year, all options may be exercised.
/s/ Steve W. Milton as attorney-in-fact for Jan B.C. Spencer 04/19/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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