Harold J. Wiens
Wiens earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
in 1968, and began his career with 3M as a Process Engineer.
In 1980 he was appointed Plant Manager of 3M's manufacturing
facility in Camarillo, California, and in 1983 became Manufacturing
Manager of 3M's Memory Technologies Group in 3M Europe. From
1989 to 1995, Harold led 3M's growing data storage tape technology
business, becoming Division Vice President in 1994. In 1995
he moved to Japan as Executive Vice President of Sumitomo
3M. He returned to the U.S. in 1998, first as Group Vice President
and then as Executive Vice President, 3M Industrial Markets.
As 3M's Executive Vice President, Industrial Markets, Harold
leads many of 3M's oldest, strongest, and most innovative
businesses. Harold's ties to MTU remain strong, he serves
on the university's National Advisory Board Blue Ribbon Committee
and the Michigan Tech National Advisory Board. He also serves
as a Director of the National Association of Manufacturers
and from 1989 to 1992 was Chairman of QIC Board of Directors.