Business leader in focus

Mr. George W. Buckley
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, 3M Co.
  • Mr. Buckley has been Chief Executive Officer and President of 3m Co. and its subsidiary 3M Precision Optics, Inc. since December 7, 2005.
  • Mr. Buckley has been Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of 3M Canada Company, a subsidiary of 3m Co. since December 2005.
  • He served as Chief Executive Officer of Brunswick from 2000 to December 2005.
  • He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Brunswick, April 2000 to June 2000
  • Executive Vice President February to May 2000;
  • President of Mercury Marine Group, 1997 to 2000;
  • Senior Vice President of Brunswick, 1998 to 2000.
  • Vice President of Brunswick from 1997 to 1998.
  • Before Brunswick in 1997, he served as President of the U.S. Electric Motors Division and the Automotive and Precision Motors Division of Emerson Electric Co. in St. Louis.
  • Before his successful tenure at Emerson, he served as Managing Director (President) of the Central Services Division of the British Railways Board in the U.K.
  • He has been a Chairman and Director of 3m Co., 3M Canada Company and 3M Precision Optics, Inc. since December 2005.
  • He served as a Chairman and Director of Brunswick Corp. from 2000 to December 2005.
  • He has been a Director of Black & Decker Corp. since 2006 and Thule AB since 2004.
  • Mr. Buckley serves as a Director of Polaris Industries Inc.
  • He served as a Director of Tyco International Ltd. since December 2002 until December 7, 2005.
  • He served as a Director of Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd. from 2002 to June 7, 2006 and its Lead Director from June 1, 2005 to June 7, 2006.
  • Mr. Buckley did joint study at Universities of Southampton and Huddersfield from which he was awarded a Ph.D. in Engineering.
  • He also holds a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an honorary DSc. in Engineering from University of Huddersfield in the UK.

- Contributed by Vaibhav Agarwal