As he replaces Tammy Lee, who’s taking a “leave of absence,” Platt will be the company’s third CEO in two years. Platt’s prior experience includes leading Wisconsin manufacturing company Multistack LLC.
Owens will be the first female to hold the role at the Duluth-based electric company.
Under his six-year tenure, Pryor oversaw the completion of a massive new clinic in Minneapolis, as well as an ongoing controversy over an emergency services practice.
A new executive joins Pohlad Cos. and pursues strategic acquisitions.
New Publisher Kyra Ostendorf explains why she’s optimistic about the future of children’s print books.
Zierdt has led Greater Mankato Growth since 2007, and headed its preceding organization, too. Credited with growing both GMG and Mankato itself, he’s stepping down to focus on health and personal interests.
No reason for the abrupt resignation has been publicized. Martin-Vachon will receive a separation payment of about $250,000, according to an SEC filing.
Minnesota set the standard for corporate philanthropy decades ago, but now businesses are feeling the pressure to give more than money.
A look at philanthropic efforts by corporate givers.
A look at philanthropic efforts by mission-driven businesses.
Morning Star Financial Services, eCapital Advisors, and Innovative Office Solutions were recognized for their fast-paced growth.
The Minnesota Business Ethics Awards went to Spanlink Communications, Doherty Employment Group, Marvin Windows and Doors, and Restaurant Technologies.
Target’s 2013 proxy filing offers insight into how much Gregg Steinhafel’s exit package may be worth; some estimates project he might collect about $26 million.
Based on factors like child care costs, parental leave policies, and gender pay gaps, WalletHub compiled a list of the best states to live in for working mothers.
Minnesota business leaders dominate this year’s crop of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards for the Upper Midwest region.
Corporate Responsibility magazine named Ecolab, 3M, General Mills, Mosaic, Target, Hormel, and Medtronic to its 2014 list.
In 1953, Gerry Rauenhorst founded Rauenhorst Construction Company, which evolved into what is today the Minnetonka-based Opus Group.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness has received another honor for his success as the “CEO of Duluth.”
Based on their responses to a 300-question survey, General Mills, Target, and Medtronic were ranked in the top 50 companies with the best diversity policies.
The FDA sent a warning letter to American Medical Systems, identifying issues related to “process validation, risk analysis, and corrective and preventive action procedures.”
Thrivent wanted to give its customers a greater voice, which brought it noisy dissent.
The Twin Cities’ happy Irish warrior flogs his accessible whiskey while he prepares to diversify.
Chairman Bob Kierlin, who is often recognized as the visionary behind Fastenal, and Steve Slaggie are retiring from Fastenal’s board.
Cecile Bedor is leaving her longtime role with the city of St. Paul for a position at Greater MSP.
Xcel Energy, St. Jude Medical, Mosaic, and Medtronic were among 50 of the largest companies in the country that offer the best combination of a high median salary, high job satisfaction, and a flexible work schedule.
In a recent poll, Minnesota business leaders identified the issues they'd prefer to see lawmakers address this session.
If the deal proceeds, it's expected to close “by late spring”; financial terms have not been disclosed.
Taking into account returns on taxpayer investment, how much each state receives in federal funding, and the ratio of federal employees, WalletHub ranked Minnesota third on its list of states least-dependent on the federal government.
A Senate committee laid out multiple mistakes Target made when failing to prevent its data breach; meanwhile, the company faces yet another lawsuit.
Twin Cities Business spoke with prominent women executives to learn about their leadership approaches and paths to success.