Dave Gunderson, Automotive Aftermarket Division (AAD) President at 3M, will participate in a collision industry supply chain session, which will include an on-stage interview and discussion, at the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) Global Summit.
Gunderson has extensive experience in the automotive industry, joining 3M in 1988 as a technical service engineer in Livonia, Michigan. Quickly progressing to leadership roles at the company’s headquarters in St Paul, Minnesota, USA, he has held global business positions in key AAD portfolios such as body structures and adhesives, masking tape, and advanced ceramics. Gunderson has also had integral roles in Six Sigma operations, strategic planning, and business development.
He also spearheaded the acquisition of Meguiar’s in California, serving as the first Director and Chief Operating Officer for Meguiar’s and the 3M branded Auto Care portfolios. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, and a Master of Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis from the University of Minnesota.
“We are delighted to have someone of Dave’s calibre involved with this topic,” said Jason Moseley, CEO of IBIS. “With his impressive pedigree in the auto industry and his global leadership at 3M, the knowledge and opinion he can share in Milan will be highly valued. This also further cements the strength of the relationship between IBIS and 3M around the world.”
The IBIS Global Summit 2023 will take place from 28 to 30 June at the Sheraton Milan San Siro, Italy.