Biography - Paul Madden

Paul Madden
President and General Manager of 3M Canada

Paul was appointed President & General Manager of 3M Canada in August, 2012. Since beginning his career as a sales representative with 3M Canada in 1988, Paul has enjoyed a varied and successful career with the global 3M Company. He held positions in sales, marketing and business management in Canada before transferring to 3M’s Electrical Division in Austin, Texas in 2001.

He was the Managing Director & CEO of 3M Australia and New Zealand from 2007 to 2011, then returned to Austin, Texas as General Manager, Data Center Markets Business. He returned to Canada the summer of 2012.

Paul is married with three teenage sons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Western Ontario.

About 3M Canada

Established in 1951, 3M Canada Company was one of the first international subsidiaries opened by 3M and remains one of the largest. 3M Canada’s head office and original manufacturing site is in London, Ontario where approximately half of the company’s 1,800 employees work. Other locations include Toronto, Brockville, and Perth, Ontario and Morden, Manitoba. Globally, 3M has operations in more than 65 countries and captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. 3M’s culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better.