Michael G. Vale, Ph.D.

Michael G. Vale, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Safety & Industrial Business Group
3M Company
Michael G. Vale, Ph.D., is the Executive Vice President, Safety & Industrial Business Group of 3M Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, a position he has held since May 2019. Previously, he served as 3M’s Executive Vice President, Health Care Business Group from July 2016 to April 2019 and as Executive Vice President, Consumer Business Group, from August 2011 to July 2016. Dr. Vale joined 3M in 1992 and has served in a variety of domestic and international leadership roles, including product development engineer, manufacturing director, managing director of 3M Spain, and managing director of 3M Brazil.

Our Company

At The Toro Company, we take great pride in helping our customers enrich the beauty, productivity, and sustainability of the land. Founded in 1914, The Toro Company was built on a tradition of quality and caring relationships. Today, the company is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. Through a strong network of professional distributors, dealers and retailers in more than 125 countries, we proudly offer a wide range of products across a family of global brands to help golf courses, professional contractors, groundskeepers, agricultural growers, rental companies, government and educational institutions, and homeowners – in addition to many leading sports venues and historic sites around the world.