Sir George W. Buckley

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      • Country: UK
      • Job Title: Chairman, President and CEO
      • Company: 3M Company (from 2005 to 2012)
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    Sir George W. Buckley was Chairman, President and CEO of 3M Company from 2005 to 2012. Prior to 3M, since June 2000, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Brunswick Corp., having previously served as President of Mercury Marine Group, Brunswick’s largest division.

    Before joining Brunswick in 1997, he was President of the U. S. Electric Motors Division and the Automotive and Precision Motors Division at Emerson Electric Co. in St. Louis, Missouri. He also served as Chief Technology Officer of Emerson’s worldwide group of motor, electronic drives and appliance-related businesses.

    Prior to his responsibilities at Emerson, Sir George was Managing Director (President) of the Central Services Division of the British Railways Board in the United Kingdom, responsible for the railway’s 14 manufacturing plants, R&D, all shared services and major construction projects.

    Sir George is Chairman of Smiths Group plc, Chairman of Arle Capital LLP, Chairman of Expro International and a Non-Executive Director of Technogym. In addition, he is a Member of the Board of Directors of PepsiCo, Hitachi and Stanley Black & Decker. He also sits on the Americas Advisory Board for Deutsche Bank and the Advisory Board for Rothschild North America.

    Sir George is an engineer by training and holds a PhD in electrical engineering along with four honorary Doctorates and approximately 20 patents.