ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that Nicholas C. Gangestad has been appointed senior
vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Nick
replaces David W. Meline, who is leaving to become chief financial
officer with another large publicly traded company.
Gangestad is a longtime leader at 3M. He served as corporate controller
and chief accounting officer for the past three years, working closely
with 3M Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Inge G. Thulin,
to drive 3M strategies, improving its businesses and optimizing its
“Nick is an outstanding and respected financial leader amongst a very
strong 3M finance team," said Thulin. “He has a proven track record of
success and is ideally suited for the 3M chief financial officer role.”
Gangestad’s 27-year 3M career encompasses financial leadership positions
across several businesses in multiple geographic regions, including the
United States, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Canada.
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ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a
never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M
is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion
in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more
than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com
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