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At Securian and Donaldson, supportive and flexible environments increase the ranks of women executives.
Hawkins, Tennant Company, Patterson Companies, Capella Education, Apogee Enterprises, and Buffalo Wild Wings were recognized for their corporate credibility.
David Callen, formerly of Ethan Allen Interiors, will serve as Select Comfort's chief financial offier; Patricia Dirks, a former Target executive, was named “chief human capital officer.”
Dolan Company announced a reorganization plan that will cut debt and result in the company going private—and its founder and CEO has stepped down.
Following Dale Wahlstrom's retirement, Shaye Mandle, currently executive vice president and chief operating officer, will take the reins.
A new rule requires publicly traded manufacturers to disclose whether their products include minerals whose sale funded armed conflict in the Congo—and the rule will have a ripple effect on smaller companies as well.
Morris Goodwin will fill a vacancy left after longtime Chief Financial Officer Mark Alfuth retired last summer.
Bixby Energy Systems founder Robert Walker was convicted on 17 counts of criminal conduct, including witness tampering and defrauding investors, after just a day and a half of jury deliberation.
Less than a month after the company’s CEO resigned, Famous Dave’s chose to fire its president and chief operating officer.
Mayo Clinic said it beat expectations in 2013, and CEO John Noseworthy, who recently spoke to Twin Cities Business about the future of health care, highlighted ongoing initiatives.
3M ranked 23rd and Target 29th, although both fell several spots from last year’s list.
Dianne Neal Blixt and Amy DiGeso were appointed to Ameriprise Financial’s board; Suzanne Vautrinot, meanwhile, has become an Ecolab director.
Bloomberg News reported that the Minnesota company is working with Goldman Sachs to sell some of its business units piecemeal.
Target’s profits fell 46 percent in the fourth quarter, dropping from $1.47 per share to $0.81 per share; Target attributed $0.40 of the loss to its Canadian segment and $0.02 per share to the data breach.
Tricia Davidson is leaving Minneapolis-based Duffy & Partners.
After Heidi Weber, one of the for-profit school’s former deans, was awarded almost $395,000 in a whistleblower lawsuit, a judge has now ruled that the school must pay an additional $570,000.
Inside the business life of Tom Barnard—the least-known, most relevant aspect of the Twin Cities’ most important radio personality.
Former McDonald's executive Ed Rensi, who joined the Famous Dave’s board a month ago, will lead the company on an interim basis; he succeeds John Gilbert, who resigned after roughly 16 months in the job.