Jaime Braverman

Program Manager and Diversity Talent Acquisition Leader at Kimberly-Clark
Consumer Goods

Experience

Program Manager
Kimberly-Clark
Public Company; Consumer Goods
November 2008 - Present

-Program Manager with Global responsabilities for the development of advanced strategic nonwoven materials targeted for Hygienic products. -Leading a techncial team comprised of 15 leads. -Manage R&D annual budget of $5MM. -Lead for SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) and IPC (Industrial Partnership Council) responsible of hiring top Hispanic talent. -Responsible for sector's Co-op/Interim program


Program Manager
KIMBERLY CLARK CORPORATION
Consumer Goods
January 1999 - November 2008

-Responsible for managing the development and commercialization of specialized materials to support hygienic consumer products plans Globally. -Responsable for technology transfers to key vendors in Latin America and Europe. -Key technical Liasion for Development and Emerging Markets. -Enabled regional market share growth and increased product competitiveness by commercializing strategic products to the market in support of Global bussines plans -Lead cost reduction programs that impacted manufacturing cost. Efforts resulted in cost savings in excess of $55,000,000 capitalized in increased profits margins and improved competitive positioning. -Managed capital projects in excess of $10,000,000. efforta resulted in leading a program to installed a propietaryin Mexico to manufacture strategic raw material used in hygienic products. -Developed sourcing strategies to leverage raw material cost and implements systems to improve material quality. -Protected new proprietary inventions with Patent Applications (29) increasing the Enterprise Patent estate and issued 80 invention disclosures. -Active member of Patent Steering Committee where decisions of Global filing applications are made.


Team Leader R&D
Kimberly Clark De Mexico
Consumer Goods
March 1993 - April 1997

Kimberly Clark De Mexico 1991-1997 Team Leader for Feminine Care products and Nonwoven material developments -Supervised a technical team of 5 individuals -Developed concepts and raw materials for Feminine and Infant Care products that evolved into commercial executions that drove market share growth -Commercialized 13 new Feminine Care products in the Mexican market resulting in increased market leadership. -Responsible for materials developement and product enhancements in support of new state of the art diaper machines operation that enabled the introduction of a new diaper Tier in the Mexican market.(Huggies Ultratrim) -Involved in the development multyplel raw material components and product development for the Infant Care business. -Commercialized multiple products to the market while providing annual cost savings in excess of $1,000,000/year


Research Scientist
Kimberly Clark De Mexico
Consumer Goods
March 1991 - August 1993

-Research Scientist responsible of the development of raw materials for Hygienic products. -Efforts resulted in the commercializaion of multiple new raw materials that provided market advantage to current product line up.


Education

Emory University - Goizueta Business School
Managerial Leadership Program
2010 - 2010

Air Academy
Six Sigma Capability Analysis with Lean Manufacturing
2008 - 2008

Georgia Institute of Technology - Georgia Tech College of Management
Finance
2006 - 2006

Universidad Autnoma Metropolitana
1986 - 1990

Leadership School in Jerusalem
Leadership School
1984 - 1984

CIM
1970 - 1985

Patents (23)

Treatment of substrates for improving ink adhesion to substrates
Jaime Braverman, Roberto C Perez Bravo
January 5, 2006: 20060003150-A1

Pulp fiber absorbent composites for personal care products (3 worldwide citation)
Charles Wilson Colman, Jaime Braverman, Tiffany Marshalle Lee Hunter, Theresa Michelle McCoy
January 4, 2005: 06838590

Creped materials (14 worldwide citation)
Eugenio Go Varona, Monica Lynn Bontrager, Jaime Braverman, Kuo Shu Edward Chang, Michael Allen Daley, Karen Lynn English, Arthur Edward Garavaglia, Hristo Angelov Hristov, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Tamara Lee Mace, David Michael Matela, Sharon Rymer, Reginald Smith, Roland Columbus Smith Jr, Michael Donald Sperl
January 4, 2005: 06838154

Pulp and synthetic fiber absorbent composites for personal care products (7 worldwide citation)
Charles Wilson Colman, Rodney Lawrence Abba, Jaime Braverman, John Thomas Cooper, Maureen Myrl Falls, Tiffany Marshalle Lee Hunter, Steven Rashad Inabinet, David Martin Jackson, Nancy Donaldson Kollin, Yen Ling Lai, Sylvia Bandy Little, Robert John Makolin, David Joseph Nickel
July 6, 2004: 06759567

Cover material with improved fluid handling properties (8 worldwide citation)
Donald E Waldroup, Jaime Braverman, Teresa Petryk
May 25, 2004: 06740792

Methods of improving the softness of fibers and nonwoven webs and fibers and nonwoven webs having improved softness
Mary Lucille DeLucia, Xin Ning, Jaime Braverman, Eric Mitchell Johns, David M Schertz, Robert L Pekrul, Robert L Hudson, Soo Gyung Jung, JeaSeung Chin, Kue Young You, Kyung Hee Cho, Jin Hee Lee
January 8, 2004: 20040005457-A1

Double swirl embossed surface pattern for an absorbent article
Jaime Braverman, James A Davis, William V Rayfield
December 9, 2003: D0483479

Swirl embossed surface pattern for an absorbent article
Jaime Braverman, James A Davis, William V Rayfield
December 9, 2003: D0483480

Feminine care product with discrete areas of a skin wellness additive (10 worldwide citation)
Jaime Braverman, Arthur E Garavaglia, Ali Yahiaoui, Robert C Diluccio
December 2, 2003: 06656168

Feminine care product with discrete areas of a skin wellness additive
Jaime Braverman, Arthur E Garavaglia, Ali Yahiaoui, Robert C Diluccio
June 19, 2003: 20030114812-A1

Connections (870)
Warren Titgen
Talent Acquisition Specialist at SCA Americas

Marysol Gutiérrez Kuri
Fundraising - Alianzas Estratégicas - Directora de Proyectos en Asociacion Programa Lazos I.A.P.

Heather Keesler-Fenske, PHR
Human Resources Professional