Maplewood-based 3M will have a new CEO effective July 1.
The company announced Michael Roman will succeed Inge Thulin, who will stay on to serve as executive chairman of the company's board.
In a prepared statement, Thulin said Roman is "the clear choice to lead 3M into the future as CEO."
Thulin said that Roman is an accomplished, results-oriented and high-integrity leader.
Roman, 58, has been with 3M for three decades. He has served as chief operating officer and executive vice president since July 2017, with direct responsibility for 3M's five business groups, along with the company's international operations.
Roman holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.