3M CEO dismisses Boeing rumours


20 April 2005 – Chicago (IL): 3M chief Jim McNerney has refuted claims that he plans to leave the company to fill the vacant CEO’s position at Boeing.

He said in statement: "As I have said before, I am very happy at 3M and believe strongly in the company’s future. I have no plans to leave in any foreseeable time frame. Rumours notwithstanding, I am not a candidate for any other job, including Boeing."