3M today named Marlene M. McGrath senior vice president, Human
Resources. McGrath, 49, has led Human Resources for 3M's international
operations since 2006, most recently as vice president, Human Resources,
International Operations. She will report to 3M President and Chief
Executive Officer Inge Thulin.
"Marlene's international experience and proven leadership skills make
her an ideal leader for this important assignment," said Thulin. "Her
deep understanding of 3M's employee brand will serve the company well as
we expand our operations around the world."
An 18-year 3M employee, McGrath holds a law degree from the University
of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Prior to her international
assignment, she served as general counsel and executive director of
Corporate Services of 3M Canada and as leader of 3M Canada's Specialty
Materials, Dyneon and Filtration Products business.
McGrath succeeds Angela S. Lalor, who announced her departure from 3M to
pursue opportunities at Danaher Corp. Of Lalor, Thulin said, "We thank
Angie for her many significant contributions to 3M over her career and
wish her every success in her new position. Her professionalism and
skill are well known and much appreciated."
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