Director, Benefit Funds InvestmentPrior to this appointment Mr. Duerst was Director Financial Risk Management in 3Ms Treasury Division, where his responsibilities included the development and implementation of global funding policy and strategies, interest rate risk management, foreign exchange exposure management, corporate share repurchase and fixed income portfolio management. Mr. Duerst has been with 3M since 1982 and has held a variety of assignments in the Treasury Division. He has extensive experience in international and multinational corporate finance issues. He has direct experience in managing foreign exchange and interest rate derivative portfolios, as well as domestic and international fixed income and money market portfolios. Mr. Duerst is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), member of AIMR ,Twin Cities Society of Security Analysts and CIEBA. He holds a BBA in Finance and Management from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an MBA in Finance from the Carlson School of Management - University of Minnesota.