3M Names New EVP Of Electronics & Energy Group

Effective immediately, Jim Bauman replaces Michael Kelly, who will retire. Bauman is currently 3M's SVP of Business Transformation, Americas.

ST. PAUL, MN — 3M announced Wednesday that Jim Bauman has been appointed to the position of executive vice president, Electronics and Energy Business Group, effective immediately. He replaces Michael Kelly who will retire.

Bauman is currently senior vice president, Business Transformation, Americas, and brings many years of demonstrated success as both a functional and business leader at 3M.

"Jim’s collaborative, process-oriented leadership style and extensive global experience in this business group make him ideal for this important role," said Inge Thulin, 3M chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Bauman joined 3M as a division engineer in 1982 and subsequently held functional and business positions of increasing responsibility in both the Industrial, and Electronics and Energy Business Groups, before being appointed senior vice president,Asia Pacific.

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