DEFINED BENEFIT

Kimberly-Clark proposes contribution to pension funds of up to $100 million

Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, plans to contribute up to $100 million to its worldwide pension plans in 2017, the company announced in its 10-K filed Wednesday.

The company contributed $108 million in 2016.

Worldwide pension fund assets totaled $3.5 billion as of Dec. 31, and projected benefit obligations were $4.1 billion, for a funding ratio of 85.4%, according to the 10-K.

A breakout of U.S. and non-U.S. pension funds was not available.