Muhtar Kent Elected to 3M Board of Directors

  Muhtar Kent Elected to 3M Board of Directors

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- February 6, 2013

3M (NYSE: MMM) announced today that the Board of Directors elected Muhtar
Kent, 60,  Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola
Company, to the Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2013.

He became Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola in 2008 and Chairman of the
Board in 2009. Prior to his current position, he served as President and Chief
Operating Officer and was President of Coca-Cola International.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Mr. Kent to our board,” said Inge G.
Thulin, 3M Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “He is a talented
and proven global business leader, and will bring valuable insight and
management experience to the board and our company.”

Active in the global business community, Mr. Kent is co-chair of The Consumer
Goods Forum, a fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, a member of the
Business Roundtable, chair of the International Business Council of the World
Economic Forum, and a past Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council. He
also was recently appointed as a member of the Eminent Persons Group for ASEAN
by President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton. He serves on the boards of
Special Olympics International, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Catalyst and
Emory University.

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