Robert Council joined 3M Company in 1996 and is currently General Manager of Government Markets. In this role, he has global market responsibility for Government Business Development. Robert’s previous roles at 3M included Lean Six Sigma Director for the Safety, Security and Protection Services business and Sales Director and Regional and Operational Leader within the Health Care business. He currently is on the Board of Directors, National Industries for the Blind, and is a member of the Association of the U.S. Army and the National Defense Industry Association.
Robert has over 30 years of executive sales and marketing experience. Prior to joining 3M, he held various sales and marketing assignments with Pymah Corporation in Flemington, NJ, Janssen Pharmaceutical in Detroit, MI and Upjohn Labs in Toledo, OH. He has an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.