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|The Board of Directors recommends you
vote FOR |
proposals 1, 2 and 3:
|Vote on Directors|
elect twelve members to the Board of Directors, |
each for a term of one year.
|1a.||Sondra L. Barbour|
|1b.||Thomas “Tony” K. Brown|
|1c.||David B. Dillon|
|1d.||Michael L. Eskew|
|1e.||Herbert L. Henkel|
|1f.||Amy E. Hood|
|1h.||Edward M. Liddy|
|1i.||Gregory R. Page|
|1j.||Michael F. Roman|
|1k.||Inge G. Thulin|
|1l.||Patricia A. Woertz|
|2.||To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as 3M’s independent registered public accounting firm.|
|3.||Advisory approval of executive compensation.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST proposals 4 and 5:|
|4.||Stockholder proposal on special shareholder meetings.|
|5.||Stockholder proposal on setting target amounts for CEO compensation.|
|NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.|