Julie joined 3M more than 30 years ago and is executive vice president of International Operations. With 60% of 3M's sales in international, Julie's responsibilities span operations in 70 countries with more than 55,000 employees.
A Wisconsin native, Julie began her 3M career in 1983 as a materials control analyst, soon after earning a Bachelor of Science in business administration and communicative disorders. She moved up through various divisions and IT roles before becoming chief information officer in 2003. She became division vice president in 2006 and executive vice president of 3M’s Safety, Security and Protection Services Business in 2011. The following year, Julie served as executive vice president of the Safety and Graphics Business Group.
In 2013, Julie became senior vice president of Business Transformation and Information Technology. Julie was named executive vice president of International Operations in July 2017.
Julie was a member of the original leadership team that implemented Six Sigma at 3M. She also served on the 3M Foundation Board and has led the 3M United Way Giving Campaign. Julie currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Adient.