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3M Co.

3M Co.

Sector: Abrasive Products Region: MN, United States


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3M Co. is a diversified technology company serving customers and communities with innovative products and services. The company operates its business through six segments: Industrial and Transportation, Health Care, Consumer and Office, Safety, Security and Protection Services, Display and Graphics and Electro and Communications. The Products in Industrial and Transportation segment include tapes, a wide variety of coated and non-woven abrasives, adhesives, specialty materials, filtration products, energy control products, closure systems for personal hygiene products, acoustic systems products, and components and products that are used in the manufacture, repair and maintenance of automotive, marine, aircraft and specialty vehicles. The Industrial and Transportation segment serves a broad range of markets, such as automotive original equipment manufacturer and automotive aftermarket, renewable energy, electronics, paper and packaging, food and beverage, and appliance. The Health Care segment serves markets that include medical clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems and food manufacturing and testing. The Consumer and Office segment serves markets that include consumer retail, office retail, home improvement, building maintenance and other markets. Products of this segment include office supply products, stationery products, construction and home improvement products (do-it-yourself), home care products, protective material products, certain consumer retail personal safety products, and consumer health care products. The Safety, Security and Protection Services segment serves a broad range of markets that increase the safety, security and productivity of workers, facilities and systems. Its products include personal protection products, cleaning and protection products for commercial establishments, safety and security products (including border and civil security solutions) and roofing granules for asphalt shingles, infrastructure protection products used in the oil and gas pipeline markets, and track and trace solutions. The Display and Graphics segment serves markets that include electronic display, traffic safety and commercial graphics. The segment includes optical film solutions for LCD electronic displays, reflective sheeting for transportation safety, commercial graphics sheeting and systems, architectural surface and lighting solutions, and mobile interactive solutions, including mobile display technology, visual systems products, and computer screen films. The Electro and Communications segment serves the electrical, electronics and communications industries, including electrical utilities, electrical construction, maintenance and repair, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) electrical and electronics, computers and peripherals, consumer electronics, telecommunications central office, outside plant and enterprise, as well as aerospace, military, automotive and medical markets, with products that enable the efficient transmission of electrical power and speed the delivery of information. Its Products include electronic and interconnect solutions, micro interconnect systems, high-performance fluids, high-temperature and display tapes, telecommunications products, electrical products, and touch screens and touch monitors. 3M was founded by Henry S. Bryan, Hermon W. Cable, John Dwan, William A. McGonagle and J. Danley Budd in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.

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Executives

Inge G. Thulin, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Date of birth: Nov. 9, 1953 Place of birth: Malmo, Sweden Education: Gothenburg University/IHM Business School School of Economics and Commercial Law, Economics and Marketing, 1978
3M Career
2012 Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer 2011 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 2003 Executive Vice President, International Operations 2002 Vice President, Europe and Middle East 2000 Division Vice President, Skin Health Division 1999 General Manager, Skin Health Division 1998 Marketing Operations Director, Skin Health Division 1997 Skin Health Business Unit Director, Skin Health Division 1995 Managing Director, 3M Russia 1993 European Business Unit Manager, Surgical Devices, 3M Europe 1991 Business Manager, Vision Care and Orthopedic Products, 3M Europe 1987 Group Manager, Life Sciences Sector, 3M Sweden 1979 Various Sales and Marketing positions, 3M Sweden
Additional Affiliations
Member, International Programs Advisory Council, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2003-present Former Board member of the Toro Company 2007- 2012
David W. Meline, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date of birth: December 9, 1957 Place of birth: Owatonna, Minn. Education: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1980 London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, M.S. Economics, 1985 University of Chicago, M.B.A. Finance, 1986
3M Career
2011 Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2008 Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer 1979 Summer Intern, Engineering Department, Copy Machine Business
Non-3M Career
2007 Chief Financial Officer, North America, Detroit, Mich., General Motors Corp. 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Europe, Zurich, Switzerland, General Motors Corp. 2001 Chief Financial Officer, GM Daewoo Joint Venture, Seoul, Korea, General Motors Corp. 1996 Chief Financial Officer, GM Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil, General Motors Corp. 1993 Chief Financial Officer, GM Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, General Motors Corp. 1986 Corporate Treasurer's Office, New York, N.Y., General Motors Corp.
Additional Affiliations
Board of Directors, NUMMI Corp.; joint venture -- General Motors and Toyota, California Board of Directors, CAMI Corp.; joint venture -- General Motors and Suzuki, Ingersoll, Ontario Board of Directors, SAAB Automobile, Trollhattan, Sweden Board of Directors, General Motors-Autovaz: joint venture General Motors and Avtovaz, Togliatti, Russia
Ivan K. Fong, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Place of birth: New York, N.Y. Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., S.B. - Chemical Engineering, 1983 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., S.M. - Chemical Engineering Practice, 1984 Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., J.D. - Law, 1987 University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K., B.C.L. - Law, 1988 3M Career 10/15/2012 Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel Non-3M Career 2009 General Counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C. 2005 Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Cardinal Health Inc., Dublin, Ohio 2004 Senior Vice President and General Counsel, GE Vendor Financial Services, Danbury, Conn. 2001 Chief Privacy Leader and Senior Counsel, Information Technology, General Electric Company, Fairfield, Conn. 2000 Senior Counsel, eCommerce and Information Technology, General Electric Company, Fairfield, Conn. 1997 Deputy Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 1995 Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C. 1990 Associate, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C. 1989 Law Clerk, Hon. Sandra Day O’Connor, Supreme Court of the United States 1988 Law Clerk, Hon. Abner J. Mikva, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Additional Affiliations Chair, American Bar Association, Section of Science & Technology Law (2004-2005) American Law Institute (1999-present) Chair, Association of Corporate Counsel (2008-2009) Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law Center (1997-2000) Board of Visitors, Stanford Law School (1993-1996; 2003-2006) Board of Trustees, Stanford University (1995-2000)

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