In 2016, Minnesota-based companies are grappling with a slow-growing economy, a strong dollar and consumers who are demanding quality products at affordable prices.
Twin Cities Business interviewed 10 top executives in health care, financial services, food, manufacturing and other major sectors to get a clear view of how they are handling these challenges.
From Doug Baker at Ecolab to Chris Policinski at Land O’Lakes to Vicki Holt at Proto Labs, chief executives are seizing the opportunities that can be developed and strengthening their ability to meet customer needs.
What follows are excerpts of interviews conducted with prominent CEOs who’ve been building their businesses organically and through acquisitions. —Editor