3M recently announced that Nicholas C. Gangestad has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. He replaces David W. Gangestad Named 3M Senior VP CFOMeline, who is leaving to become chief financial officer of another large publicly traded company. Gangestad served as corporate controller and chief accounting officer for the past three years, working closely with chairman, president and CEO Inge G. Thulin to drive 3M strategies, improving its businesses and optimizing its capital structure.

“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.”

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