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Kevin Higgins

Kevin Higgins


  • BA International Relations, UBC
  • MBA Marketing and Finance, Ivey
  • Rottman School Executive Program, UT


Kevin Higgins was appointed Vice President, Industrial Business Group for 3M Canada on February 21, 2008. He joined 3M in 1980 as the Marketing Manager Copying Products Division. Since then, he held marketing, sales leadership and business management positions in a number of 3M business units ranging from Engineering Systems Division to Food Safety. Kevin was first made a Vice President in 1996 as the leader of the Health Care Business for 3M which included Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical components. He was a member of 3M Canada’s Executive Committee; Chief Operating Officer of MTI Polyfab, an Aerospace subsidiary; and executive sponsor for several corporate and business initiatives. He was also the Designated Executive for the Halifax and Vancouver Sales Forces. After a 35 year distinguished career, Kevin retired from 3M on June 1, 2015.

Kevin holds a Bachelors Degree in International Relations from the University of British Columbia and an MBA (Marketing and Finance) from the Ivey Business School. He is also a graduate of Rottman School’s Executive Program at the University of Toronto. He has been active on volunteer and association boards including past board chair of MEDEC and President of the London Squash Racquets Club.