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William E. Coyne, Canadian, American healthcare group executive.


Coyne, William E. was born on December 3, 1936 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Son of John Thomas and Lela (Moran) Coyne.


Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Toronto, 1958. Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University Toronto, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University Virginia, 1963.


With, G.D. Searle & Company, 1963-1968;with central research, 3M, St. Paul, 1968-1972;manager chemical research and development, Riker laboratories subsidiary 3M, St. Paul, 1972-1975;technical director, Surgical Products division 3M, St. Paul, 1975-1978;general manager, McGhan Medical subsidiary 3M, Santa Barbara, California, 1978-1980;general manager, Surgical Products division 3M, St. Paul, 1980-1981;division vice president, Surgical Products division 3M, St. Paul, 1981-1984;group vice president, 3M Health Care Group, St. Paul, since 1984. Board directors HealthOne, Minneapolis, since 1985, Minnesota Medical Foundation, Minneapolis, since 1987, 3M Foundation, St. Paul, since 1987.


Married Winnie F. Sheffield, September 21, 1963. Children: Lara, Bethany.