Michael F. Roman
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Mike Roman is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of 3M, a $35 billion science and manufacturing company that improves lives around the world. 3M leverages its 51 technology platforms to create differentiated solutions for customers through four business groups: Safety & Industrial, Transportation & Electronics, Health Care, and Consumer.
The company’s 96,000 employees are united by a common purpose: unlocking the value of people, science, and ideas to re-imagine what is possible. 3M’s purpose drives its performance, and the company is advancing four strategic priorities to support long-term value creation: Portfolio Management, Transforming the 3M Operating Model, Growth through Innovation, and People and Culture. The company’s financial objectives include continuing to grow above the markets it serves, expand margins and generate strong cash flow. 3M has increased its dividend for 64 straight years.
Under Mike’s leadership, 3M has also helped lead the world’s response to COVID-19, which includes distributing more than 4 billion respirators to protect nurses, doctors and first responders. The company is strengthening environmental stewardship with a $1 billion commitment to achieve carbon neutrality, reduce water use, improve water quality and reduce its use of plastics. 3M is advancing diversity, equity and inclusion with a pledge to double its representation of underrepresented groups, along with new initiatives to strengthen STEM education. For nine straight years, 3M has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.
Mike became chairman of the board in May 2019 and chief executive officer in July 2018. He previously served as chief operating officer, led 3M’s largest business group and was chief strategist. Throughout Mike’s career, he has lived and led businesses around the world, including the United States, Europe and Asia. He joined 3M in 1988 as a senior design engineer.
Mike holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. He serves on the board of Abbott Laboratories and on the University of Minnesota Foundation Board of Trustees. Mike and his family enjoy a variety of physical fitness and outdoor activities. As a former “Big,” Mike is a long-time supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Environmental Responsibility
As executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility, Dr. John Banovetz leads more than 7,000 scientists who connect 3M’s 51 technology platforms to solve the real-world needs of customers around the world. He is responsible for research and development, including an expanded focus on emerging growth venture investments. John also oversees 3M’s environmental responsibility efforts, with a focus on advancing the company’s environmental stewardship and commitments. In this role, he leverages his many years of experience as both a technology and business leader.
John came to 3M in 1995 as a research chemist in the Corporate R&D organization, working primarily on acrylic adhesives and tapes. In 2003, he joined McKinsey & Company, and in 2007 rejoined 3M and assumed responsibility for the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategic initiatives. He served in that role until 2012, when he became global business director for 3M’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division. Three years later, he was tapped to lead 3M’s Corporate Research Lab.
In 2016, John moved to West Europe to serve as managing director of 3M’s D-A-CH region, which represents the company’s combined operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He was appointed 3M’s chief technology officer and senior vice president of research and development in 2017, with environmental responsibility added to his role a few years later.
In his current position, John remains focused on driving change, challenging the status quo and helping develop the 3M leaders of tomorrow. “Leadership is about serving more than yourself,” he says. “It’s about creating an environment that unlocks the full potential of teams and individuals and, as a result, achieves even higher performance and more engaged employees.”
John has a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Hamline University. In addition to his role at 3M, he is on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), the Board of Trustees at the Science Museum of Minnesota and is an emeritus trustee for Hamline University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, as well as a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking and fishing.
Group President, Consumer
Karina Chavez leads 3M’s Consumer Business Group, home to some of the company’s most iconic brands. This business empowers global consumers and includes construction and home improvement, stationery and office supplies, home and auto care, and consumer health care.
Throughout her life and career, Karina has lived and worked around the world, with extensive experience leading strategy and operations at 3M. She joined the company in 2008 as a marketing and public affairs manager for 3M Mexico and held roles of increasing responsibility in the United States, Asia and Latin America. Karina led international strategic planning and served as managing director for 3M Indonesia. In 2017 she was named global business director for 3M’s home improvement business, until 2020 when she became senior vice president for customer operations. In November 2021, Karina assumed the role of senior vice president and chief strategy officer, responsible for strategy, brand, design, sponsorships and events, and communications. She became group president of 3M’s Consumer Business Group in April 2023. Prior to 3M, she served as a business leader and consultant for various companies in Mexico and Europe.
Throughout her career, Karina has embraced change as a certainty, and thinks of John F. Kennedy’s famous words on change often: “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
She earned a B.A. in economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico, a Master’s in economics for development from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, and an MBA from Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.
Outside of work, Karina is an experience seeker, avid traveler and food lover who enjoys dancing and yoga. She has been married more than 20 years and has two teenage kids.
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
As executive vice president and chief human resources officer, Zoe Dickson leads 3M’s transformative agenda for people and culture. Every day her team is focused on attracting, supporting, and developing talent, and ensuring 3M is a place where everyone belongs, learns, innovates and thrives.
Zoe joined 3M in 1998, and has held roles of increasing responsibility in human resources across the company’s businesses and geographic areas. Prior to her current role, she served as senior vice president of Talent, Learning and Insights. Zoe has been the architect of 3M’s talent and organization effectiveness strategies, and a passionate advocate for embedding diversity, equity and inclusion across the company. She has lived and worked around the world for 3M, including in Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States.
“One of our four strategic priorities at 3M is People & Culture – because we know we will drive growth in our business and change in our communities by developing talent in an inclusive environment,” Zoe says. “3M’s culture brings together passionate people with purpose and strategy to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges.”
She earned her degree in manufacturing engineering from Brunel University London, and diploma in personnel management from Thames Valley University.
Zoe is a chartered member of Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. She is married with two teenage children, and enjoys hiking, baking, and exploring the world with her family.
Group President, Enterprise Supply Chain
Peter Gibbons joined 3M in November 2021 as group president of Enterprise Supply Chain, which brings together manufacturing and supply chain, and is focused on optimizing the customer experience through end-to-end aligned and agile operations.
Prior to 3M, Peter served as chief executive officer of TireHub, a joint venture last mile distributor between Bridgestone and Goodyear. Possessing a wealth of experience in manufacturing and supply chain operations, Peter previously held senior-level executive positions at Mattel, Starbucks and ICI Paints North America. His growth mindset, inclusive leadership, and orientation toward developing talent and culture has helped him lead highly successful complex changes and significant transformation.
"I believe that building confidence and removing the fear of failure are key components of leadership," says Peter. "People achieve great things when they are embraced and valued; when they are connected, not isolated; and when their intelligence and imagination are unleashed"
Outside of work, Peter enjoys hiking, reading, and supporting the Glasgow Celtic soccer club and serves on the boards of CP Kelco and the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from University of Edinburgh and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow, Scotland.
Group President, Safety & Industrial
Chris Goralski is group president of 3M’s Safety and Industrial Business Group, which includes personal safety, adhesives and tapes, abrasives, industrial specialties, electrical markets, automotive aftermarket, and roofing granules. He leads a team that collaborates with customers to transform how work gets done around the world.
Chris has deep experience at 3M advancing industrial businesses, leading in environmental stewardship and executing business transformation. He most recently led the company’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes business, responsible for setting strategy and driving growth in one of 3M’s largest global businesses. Chris previously served as vice president of environmental stewardship, helping develop 3M’s strategies and commitments. Prior to that, he was vice president of ERP deployment, where he led the implementation of new digital technologies across the enterprise. Chris also served as director of corporate strategy.
“3M’s success hinges on our ability to collaborate – both internally and with our customers – to gain new insights into how our solutions and technologies can help solve tough challenges and transform markets,” Goralski said. “For me, leadership means listening to and learning from the people around me, so we can continue to unlock those opportunities that only come through working together.”
He began his 3M career in 2005 in strategic business development. Before 3M, Chris held research, product development and leadership positions at Syngas Technology, LLC, The Ford Motor Company, and The Dow Chemical Company.
Chris holds a BSE degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan, as well as a PhD in chemical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in strategic management from the University of Minnesota. In his time away from work, Chris enjoys spending time outside, boating, cycling, and golfing with his wife Katie and his two teenage sons.
Chief Executive Officer, Health Care
As the CEO of 3M’s Health Care Business Group, Bryan will lead the future independent health care company when it is spun off from 3M. This business will become a dedicated global diversified health care technology leader with a deep and diverse portfolio of trusted brands, global capabilities, and leadership in attractive end market segments such as wound care, oral care, healthcare IT, and biopharma filtration.
Bryan is a proven executive with a track record of successfully leading, growing, and transforming global medical device businesses to achieve greater innovation, value for providers, and success in patient outcomes. Bryan was most recently Chairman, President, and CEO of Zimmer Biomet, a global MedTech innovator with annual revenues over $7 billion. Prior to joining Zimmer Biomet, Bryan was Executive Vice President and President of Medtronic’s Minimally Invasive Therapies Group, where he oversaw and provided strategic direction to a $9 billion business. Prior to Medtronic, he served in a number of executive roles of increasing responsibility at Covidien. In 2013, he was named Group President of Covidien’s Medical Devices business. In 2011, as Surgical Solutions Group President, he transformed two of Covidien’s largest divisions — Energy-based Devices and Surgical Devices — into one global business unit.
Bryan serves on the board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. He also serves on the board of the Advanced Medical Technology Association and is a director emeritus of the Americares board of directors, an emergency response and global health organization committed to saving lives and building healthier futures for people in crisis. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Amanda and four kids, as well as a variety of fitness activities.
“A company and its people are only as strong as their mission. At our core, the Health Care Business Group’s purpose is to deliver better, smarter, and safer healthcare for all. Together, we can make a lasting impact.”
Ashish K. Khandpur
Group President, Transportation & Electronics
Dr. Ashish Khandpur is group president of 3M’s Transportation and Electronics Business Group. Ashish has been with the company for more than 26 years. He leads a team that, among other things, helps to keep the world connected by improving efficiency in electronic devices and data centers, enables e-mobility, and advances transportation and its safety.
Ashish is a trained Chemical Engineer, with a bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He began his professional career as a senior research engineer in 3M laboratories in St. Paul. Over the years, he has held various positions of increasing responsibility in corporate research and division labs. During his assignment as the laboratory head in India, Ashish was responsible for establishing its first product development laboratory and capabilities. He then led Research & Development for the formerly Industrial Business Group – initially in Asia Pacific and later globally. Ashish has a strong technical background and has authored 10 patents.
"3M is a globally diverse company in so many dimensions," Ashish says. "People from all backgrounds and experiences work together and create new and differentiated solutions to solve our customers' and their customers' problems -- across so many industries and geographies."
In early 2014, Ashish began leading one of 3M’s biggest businesses – the Personal Safety Division – and later that same year he was named the chief technology officer (CTO) and senior vice president of research and development of 3M. As a CTO, Ashish led the global 3M team of over 8,000 scientists and engineers. He oversaw annual R&D investments of nearly $2 billion, while building 3M’s digital capabilities and bringing the company’s technology expertise even closer to customers around the world. He was assigned to lead 3M’s $5.5B Electronics & Energy Business Group in July 2017. During his leadership, this business was transformed through a thorough portfolio prioritization and diversification in fast growth segments, becoming a strong contributor to the company results. Effective April 1, 2019, Ashish was appointed to lead the newly created 3M’s Transportation and Electronics Business Group, with total revenues of approximately $10B.
Ashish serves as a member of the board of directors of Constellation and on the Dean’s advisory board for the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He also served as a trustee on the board for University of St. Thomas and as a board member of the 3M Foundation in the past with particular focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.”
Group President, Health Care
Jeff Lavers is the group president of 3M’s Health Care Business Group. He leads a team that makes better health possible by delivering proven innovations in medical and oral care, health information systems, and separation and purification sciences. The business enables healthcare professionals to improve quality of care for millions of people around the globe.
Throughout his career, Jeff has had leadership roles spanning all four of 3M’s business groups. Jeff previously led the Consumer Business Group, held positions in 3M’s health care and industrial businesses, and led the automotive and aerospace business. Jeff has also led the construction and home improvement business, and the company’s corporate marketing and sales organization. He has lived and worked internationally for 3M, always with a great passion for exceeding customer expectations. Jeff joined 3M in 1987 as a health care sales representative.
“Inspired, passionate leaders have the power to transform,” Jeff says. “Creating an atmosphere that allows people to perform at their best, collaborate broadly and enrich their own perspective makes for powerful outcomes.”
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing and finance from the Robert O. Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. He is a member of the Marketing Leadership Council and serves on several nonprofit and community boards.
Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer
Mark Murphy has more than two decades of experience developing and leading global technology organizations across multiple industries including healthcare, medical device, retail and financial services.
He joined 3M in October 2021 as executive vice president and chief information & digital officer, helping lead the digital transformation of the $32 billion science-based company. Prior to 3M, Mark served as Chief Information Officer for Abbott Laboratories where he had global responsibilities for Abbott’s technology landscape. He previously worked at St. Jude Medical for more than 15 years, holding multiple technology roles of increasing responsibility. Throughout his career he has led large technology transformations including SAP implementations, digital initiatives and cybersecurity.
“Leadership is about connecting with and inspiring others to achieve their best,” Mark says. “Leaders serve by creating an inclusive environment which values diverse perspectives, teamwork and innovation. I believe great leaders are great listeners who carry themselves with humility, authenticity, accessibility, transparency and integrity.”
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University, and an M.B.A. from Indiana University. Outside of work he enjoys reading, following college sports and spending time with his family.
President and Chief Financial Officer
With more than 25 years of extensive experience leading the financial operations of industrial and healthcare businesses, Monish Patolawala, 3M’s president and chief financial officer, understands what it takes to drive profitable growth in an ever-changing environment.
“To effectively drive growth, it is important to keep the customer at the center of everything we do. It begins with actively listening and then relentlessly working to deliver outcomes to solve customer problems,” says Monish.
Monish joined 3M as senior vice president and chief financial officer in July 2020 and was drawn to the company for its history of innovation, ethics and global reach.
“3M is not only a world leader in innovation but was built on a foundation of strong ethics, customer centricity, a global mindset and a deep and diverse team,” says Monish.
Since joining the company, Monish’s role has expanded beyond Finance to include leading information technology, enterprise strategy, 3M’s global service centers, country prioritization and governance, and project management of both the planned spin off of its health care business and execution of the continued transformation of 3M.
Prior to 3M, Monish spent 26 years at GE, where he held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility across GE’s businesses. As vice president of operational transformation, he led the company’s transformation initiatives driving operating rigor and lean management across the company. Most recently, he served as CFO of GE Healthcare. Prior to GE, Monish gained experience at A.F. Ferguson & Co, a former KPMG affiliate. Monish is a certified chartered accountant and a certified cost accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce in Bangalore, India.
Outside of work, Monish enjoys reading, music, watching cricket, playing tennis or badminton, and spending time with his family.
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Affairs Officer
“Leadership begins with articulating a vision that inspires others to collaborate with passion and energy to achieve shared goals. The best leaders serve their teams by being authentic, supportive, empathetic and inclusive, with a commitment to empowering all teammates to lead in contributing to the team’s success.”
Kevin Rhodes is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Affairs Officer, overseeing legal, compliance, government affairs and global security matters for 3M. He leads a global Legal Affairs team that helps guide business opportunities, address enterprise risks, protect intellectual property, shape the development of law and policy, and strengthen compliance and security.
Throughout his 20-year 3M career, Kevin has led legal teams in areas of increasing responsibility. He most recently was Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, advising senior management and the Board of Directors on legal issues. In this role, Kevin led ongoing efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic to combat fraud, counterfeiting, and price gouging of N95 respirators. He previously led the company’s litigation function, and served for more than ten years as chief intellectual property counsel, with responsibility for managing the global intellectual property assets of 3M and its worldwide affiliates.
Kevin is a registered patent attorney and has served as President of the Intellectual Property Owner’s Association and the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel, as well as Chair of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform. In 2018, he was inducted into the Intellectual Property Hall of Fame by the IP Hall of Fame Academy. Kevin is a champion for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, growing talent and serving communities.
Prior to joining 3M in 2001, Kevin was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern University; and his B.A. from Grinnell College.
Kevin and his wife Melinda have three adult children. In his free time, Kevin enjoys travel, outdoor activities including fishing, hiking and gardening, and spending time with his family.
Senior Vice President and General Auditor
Michael M. Dai
Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Michael A. Duran
Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Theresa E. Reinseth
Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer