3M recently announced that Jeffrey R. Lavers has been appointed executive vice president of its Consumer Business Group. He succeeds Paul Keel, who is leaving 3M to pursue other opportunities.

Lavers most recently served as vice president of the Automotive and Aerospace Solutions Division within 3M’s Transportation and Electronics Business Group. Prior to that, he led the Construction and Home Improvement Markets Division, the largest business within the Consumer Business Group. He joined 3M in 1987 and has held roles with increasing responsibility with many years of demonstrated success as both a functional and business leader.

“Jeff is a highly accomplished leader with a demonstrated track record of delivering results throughout his career,” said Mike Roman, 3M chairman and CEO. “He is an ideal leader for our Consumer business, having successfully led our construction and home improvement business, along with heading our corporate marketing and sales organization earlier in his career.”

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