Vice President & General Manager, Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division (IATD); Safety and Industrial Business Group
Veena joined 3M in 1993 as a product engineer in Canada. She holds bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Throughout her 3M career, Veena has held several key positions of increased leadership, and most recently served as vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer. Previous appointments include, business director in IATD (Industrial Adhesives and Tape) and (Automotive and Aerospace Division) AASD, managing director of 3M Indonesia and before that held business, sales, and R&D roles in our SPSD (Separation and Purification Sciences Division), and abrasives businesses, among others. These experiences have enabled her to develop a global lens, which is critical in her current role as she leverages 3M technology to advance customers around the world.Veena is passionate about STEM education and the empowerment of women and children. She is a board member of the Minnesota Independent School Forum (MISF), which focuses on STEM educational K-12 programming. At 3M, she is part of the Advisory Board of the Asian and Asian American Employee Resource Network and is an advocate for the Women’s Leadership Forum. She serves on the 3M Foundation Board and the CEO Inclusion Council.