Kimberly-Clark (the parent company) was established in 1872 and employs over 45,000 people worldwide. In addition to the Huggies brand, the company also produces other popular goods such as Kleenex facial tissue and Andrex toilet paper. The company had revenues of $18.2 billion in 2016.
The American Business Council Ltd/Gte, which is also an affiliate of the US Chamber of Commerce, was incorporated by the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission in February 2007, as a non-profit making company limited by guarantee.
Its objectives include
To promote the development of commerce and investments between the United States of America and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
To provide a forum in which American business executives in Nigeria and other business executives with American interests may identify, discuss, pursue common interests affecting their activities.
To liaise with the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and other chambers of commerce and institutions pursuing similar objects, and to advocate the views of the American business community in Nigeria to public and private interests in the United States and Nigeria.
To develop programmes for capacity building and human capital development in Nigeria through such initiatives as structured institutional, communal and individual donation of funds, skills, tools, equipment and materials to the educational, health and other sectors involved in the socio-economic development of Nigeria