In his six years as Best Buy's leader, Joly has built up the retailer's relevance among both young and old consumers, resulting in some of the company's best comparable sales growth in years.
Minneapolis-based marketing firm Carmichael Lynch didn’t have to look far for a new executive, naming its director of financial planning and analysis John Green as its new CFO.
Coming off his role as CFO of Medtronic’s global operations and business services, Bill Courtney brings 30 years of finance leadership experience to the Eden Prairie-based hearing aid company.
With essays from John Lindahl, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Susan Marvin, Lee Lynch, and Richard Anderson.
These Minnesota businesses are at key stages, including rapid growth, product launches, and new leadership.
The governor during TCB’s inaugural years doesn’t have much good to say about state governance today.
Memories from the birth of a magazine.
She becomes the first woman to lead the giant agribusiness cooperative.
Citing his readiness to move on from the high demands of the top leadership role, Kaler will have completed an eight-year presidency tenure, but will remain involved with the University.
Four chief financial officers share how they drive growth and stay focused in their ever-evolving role.
Michael Helgeson—who has spent more than four decades at the business his grandfather founded, and who recently guided GNP through a sale to an Illinois company—will retire, and Steve Jurek will be promoted to president.
Founder Robert Krowech—who is also an accomplished weight-lifter—and Chief Financial Officer James Froemming have transitioned out of their executive roles but will remain on the company's board.
TCB’s inaugural survey reveals who leased the most square footage in office, retail and industrial spaces and who were the top performers in investment sales.
With sagging employee engagement in many workplaces, effective middle managers are crucial to inspiring workers and helping them achieve company goals.
James Dolan has joined Cherry Tree Companies, the Minnetonka-based investment firm that helped him launch the Dolan Company more than two decades ago.
Marcia Ballinger and Lars Leafblad have formed Ballinger | Leafblad, Inc., and their initial clients include the Bush Foundation, CaringBridge, the University of Minnesota, and more.
James “Rusty” Wiley has been named CEO of St. Paul-based Merrill Corporation, replacing John Castro, who spent three decades at the helm.
Mark McEachen, who most recently served as chief operating officer of California-based Freedom Communications, will lead the Dolan Company, which is now a privately held company.
After shareholders elected several board members nominated by activist investor the Clinton Group, ValueVision said it has also appointed Mark Bozek as its new chief executive.
Ahead of an annual shareholder meeting at which it hopes to win board seats, activist investor Clinton Group has made public three emails that decry management practices at ValueVision; meanwhile, ValueVision’s CEO called the allegations “simply not true and completely unfair.”
Robert Senkler was appointed CEO in July 1994 and has worked for the company since he was just 21 years old.
A two-person committee appointed by the med-tech giant concluded that allegations against Medtronic’s leaders are “without merit”; it’s now seeking dismissal of shareholder lawsuits.
Brad Maiorino, who has overseen information security at General Motors and General Electric, will join Target in the newly formed chief information security officer role.
Longtime 3M employee Nicholas Gangestad is replacing David Meline, who had served as the company’s chief financial officer since 2011.
Dean Riesen left the company on Friday after serving as a board director since 2003 and chairman since 2011.
Employees from U.S. Bancorp, Ecolab, and Thrivent were named to Fortune’s “Heroes of the 500” list, which recognizes acts of charity and courage.
Claude Jordan exits after three years at the helm; company veteran Chris Twomey named interim leader.
Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist, said he’s “always looking for Minnesota” in each of the subjects he covers.
Twin Cities Business' Dale Kurschner recently questioned the composition of Target’s board; now, a proxy advisor is recommending that shareholders oust the majority of Target directors.
An attempt to discover what's in the sauce that keeps causing the barbecue chain's CEOs to split.