Dave Gunderson of 3M joins IBIS Global Summit 2023

The International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) is pleased to have Dave Gunderson, 3M’s Automotive Aftermarket Division President, join its IBIS Global Summit event in Milan. The event will take place from 28-30 June at the Sheraton Milan San Siro and will provide a forum for high-level debate with a melting pot of innovative approaches to industry problems and, of course, unparalleled networking opportunities. Find out more about this event at https://ibisworldwide.com/ibis-global-summit-2023/.

Dave Gunderson will participate in a collision industry supply chain session, which will include an on-stage interview and discussion. For more information on the conference agenda, visit https://ibisworldwide.com/ibis-global-summit-2023/agenda/.

Dave Gunderson is the President of the 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, with extensive experience in the automotive industry. He joined 3M in 1988 as a technical service engineer in Livonia, Michigan, and quickly progressed to leadership roles at the company’s headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dave has held global business positions in key AAD portfolios such as body structures and adhesives, masking tape, and advanced ceramics. He has also played integral roles in Six Sigma operations, strategic planning, and business development. Dave’s international assignment included Germany and he also spearheaded the acquisition of Meguiar’s Inc. 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.

Regarding Dave Gunderson’s involvement at the IBIS Global Summit, IBIS CEO Jason Moseley said “We are delighted to have someone of Dave’s calibre involved with this topic. 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.”

IBIS has built up an enviable reputation as a source of high-level information and market analysis and the 2023 Global Summit event will continue discussions on a global scale around the conference theme ‘Sustainable Strategies for Success’.

If you are interested in attending the IBIS Global Summit 2023, visit https://ibisworldwide.com/ibis-global-summit-2023/registration/to fill out the event registration form. Visit www.ibisworldwide.com or subscribe to our LinkedIn and Twitter feeds (@IBISworldwide) to stay up to date about all IBIS conferences.

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Notes for editors

Since the first IBIS conference in 2001, the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) has become firmly established as the leading global conference and networking provider for automotive collision repair industry leaders and influencers.

The inaugural conference was held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales and hosted 120 delegates from 12 countries. Since then, IBIS events have been held at venues on five continents, reaching more than a thousand influencers each year, with the Global Summit annually attracting more than 350 delegates from around 30 countries.

IBIS continues to spread its world-class conferencing in new territories and has recently visited markets across the globe including Ireland, USA, India, South Africa, China, Brazil, Mexico, the Middle East and Turkey.

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