Don Ashton

Don Ashton

Don Ashton

Fanshawe College

Business Accounting, 1988
Business Administration, 1989

Vice-President, Finance – International Operations, 3M Company

Don Ashton is vice president of finance, international operations for 3M Company, overseeing the financial team of a $20-billion-plus global business unit with 1,200 employees located in more than 50 countries. A member of 3M executive conference (top 100 leaders) and finance steering committee (top seven finance leaders), he is certified black belt six sigma, known for developing high-performing teams and top talent. Over the past 30 years, he has been an active community volunteer, most recently with Fundaci├│n Mujer, an organization that provides access to credit and microfinancing, training and technical assistance to entrepreneurs in Costa Rica.