Bill Cruise is VP for 3M’s Health Care business in West Europe, in which capacity he is responsible for the strategic and operational plans of the company’s Infection Prevention, Critical & Chronic Care, Oral Care, Health Information Systems, Drug Delivery Systems and Food Safety divisions in 16 countries.

Bill has worked in several of 3M’s business areas, including Industrial Markets, Electrical and Healthcare, and in many parts of the world. His roles have included Managing Director of 3M in the Czech Republic and Six Sigma Master Black Belt, overseeing a 3M initiative to improve business processes by eliminating variation. He has been President of two of 3M’s six healthcare divisions: Orthodontics Division and Critical and Chronic Care Division, based at the company headquarters in Saint Paul, Minnesota.