Paul Keel


Everything starts and ends with people – our customers, their patients, our colleagues, communities, and shareholders. People make all progress possible.

Paul Keel, CEO, leads Envista in living our mission of digitizing, personalizing, and democratizing dental care. 

Before Envista, Paul was CEO of Smiths Group plc, a FTSE 100 global technology company, where he led the organization to record growth and profitability. Prior to Smiths, he spent nearly two decades with 3M in various leadership roles including Group President of the Consumer Business, SVP Marketing & Sales, SVP Manufacturing & Supply Chain, President of 3M Medical, and President of 3M’s Specialty Dental business. Preceding 3M, he held positions of increasing responsibility at GE, McKinsey, and General Mills. 

Paul holds a BA from Carleton College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. 

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