Schell Named Vice President of 3M’s Renewable Energy DivisionSeptember 22nd, 2011 | Category: Industry News
Twenty-five years with 3M has led Alison Schell into her new role of vice president and general manager of its Renewable Energy Division. Schell will be providing strategic guidance to help expand the energy generation and energy conservation side of the business.
“Alison has proven to be a valuable asset during her nearly 25 years with 3M, establishing herself as a trusted resource in a multitude of capacities,” said Chris Holmes, executive vice president for 3M. “As the fastest growing business in 3M, our Renewable Energy Division continues to reach new markets with next-generation technologies that can reduce cost per watt—key requirement that will continue to attract customers all over the world. I’m confident that Alison’s strong international experience and business development proficiency will further solar cell manufacturers’ success as this industry moves from emerging to high-growth.”
Previously, Schell served as the director for 3M corporate strategy and marketing development. She also has experience with occupational health and environmental safety, specialty chemicals and safety security and protection services.
“I am excited for the opportunity to lead this exceptional group and look forward to fostering additional expansion across the globe,” says Schell.