Ramesh Ramadurai

MD, EV, 3M India Limited.

Ramesh Ramadurai was appointed Managing Director, 3M India Limited, effective June 1, 2019.

Prior to this he was based in Shanghai for five years (2014-2019), leading 3M’s Industrial Business across the region, as Director of Asia Pacific.

He also served as Managing Director of 3M Philippines from 2011 until 2014, based in Manila.

Ramesh joined 3M in India in 1989 as part of the early start-up team. He contributed to building 3M India’s foundational businesses, specifically in the automotive and industrial segments, over the following 14 years.

He relocated to 3M’s headquarters in St Paul, Minnesota, USA, where he held various leadership roles over five years, focused on the US industrial segments, global product management and international business development.


With his breadth of experience spanning different businesses and geographies, Ramesh contributes a uniquely global perspective, amongst other areas of business expertise.


Prior to 3M, he worked for a year as Production Engineer at an Offshore Oil Production facility, and for about 3 years in a business planning and development role at an automotive parts and motorcycle manufacturer, both in India.

Ramesh holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and is a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

He has been elected as Vice Chair of the Confederation of Indian Industry Karnataka State Council for the year 2020-21.