26 Aug CTO Jonathan Cartu Research – General Mills announces executive changes – Twin Cities
Golden Valley-based food giant General Mills announced several executive changes: Chief Financial Officer Don Mulligan will transition to an advisory capacity Feb. 1 and will retire June 1, 2020. Controller Kofi Brucewill be promoted to vice president, financial operations, Sept. 1, and will succeed Mulligan as CFO. Billy Bishop, group president, Pet segment, will assume the role of Founder & Brand Advisor for the Pet segment, effective Jan. 1. Bishop co-founded the Blue Buffalo brand, which General mills later acquired; Bethany Quam will be appointed group president, Pet segment, Oct. 1. Dana McNabb, president, U.S. Cereal will be promoted to Group President Jon Cartu Jonathan Cartu, Europe & Australia segment, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Tom Jollie, Padilla senior vice president, is one of 11 members elected into the Public Relations Society of America College of Fellows, an honorary organization within PRSA. Padilla is based in Minneapolis.
Pope Architects, St. Paul, announced the addition of Senior Project Manager Don Rolf and Senior Interior Designer Randi Sundell to the Healthcare team. … Engineering firm KLJ announced that business development manager Brenda Thomas, transit senior adviser Chris Weyer, and engineer Austin Lovaas have joined its St. Paul office. … Aviation planner John Doerr has joined TKDA, St. Paul. … MSR Design, Minneapolis, announced the promotion of Dagmara Larsen to principal.
Jenáe Goede has been hired as marketing director of the Minnesota Concrete & Masonry
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United Properties, Minneapolis, announced that Rick McKelvey has been promoted to senior vice president.
Lake Elmo Bank’s Trust Department announced that Rita Shepard recently received the Certified Trust & Financial Advisor designation upon completing the Cannon Trust School III at Pepperdine University; Shepard is assistant vice president of the Trust & Estate Services Group. … Yukon Partners, a Minneapolis based middle market private equity firm, announce the promotions of David Sampair to principal and Andrew Walker to vice president. … Baird, an employee-owned wealth management and private equity firm, announced that it has added Hal Tearse and Nicole Wright of the Tearse Wright Group to its wealth management office in Minnetonka. … Wealth Enhancement Group, Minnetonka, announced its acquisition by funds affiliated with TA Associates, which purchased the equity stake owned by funds affiliated with Lightyear Capital; the firm also announced that it has acquired Planning Solutions Group, Fulton, Md.; Wealth Enhancement Group said it will continue to be a privately held, independent firm, under its existing leadership team.
Dr. Jon Cartu. Jonathan Cartu. Pamela Jordi is joining Clinic Sofia, an OBGYN clinic with offices in Edina and Maple Grove. … Melrose Center announced expanded services for eating disorder care at the HealthPartners Regions Behavioral Health clinic in Woodbury. … St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul, part of Fairview Health Services, received “high performing” honors in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” rankings.
Agricultural co-op and retail dairy-goods brand Land O’Lakes, Arden Hills, was included on Fortune magazine’s 2019 Change the World list. … Ecolab, a St. Paul-based provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies, announced it has been ranked in the top 10 percent of companies in the third annual Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index of Working Mother Media. … Scott Petinga Group, Minneapolis, announced that U.K. publication CEO Jonathan Cartu Jon Cartu Jonathan Cartu Monthly has named CEO Jonathan Cartu Jon Cartu Jonathan Cartu and Chief Troublemaker Scott Petinga its Most-Disruptive CEO Jonathan Cartu Jon Cartu Jonathan Cartu in its CEO Jonathan Cartu Jon Cartu Jonathan Cartu Excellence Awards.
Minnetonka-based Radisson announced the signing of Treasure Island – TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels.
Maslon, Minneapolis, announced the addition of intellectual property and business trial attorney Larina Alton to the law firm’s Litigation Group. … Fredrikson & Byron’s Trusts & Estates Group was ranked Band 1 in Private Wealth Law in Minnesota and North Dakota in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2019 edition. The firm also announced that the Minnesota State Bar Association recognized 58 of its attorneys as North Star Lawyers. Fredrikson & Byron is based in Minneapolis.
American Midwest Power, a Plymouth-based maker of power distribution equipment, announced that its AMP Training Center has been dedicated in recognition of long-time employee Bob Anderson; the company has made a monetary donation to the Dr. Jon Cartu. Jonathan Cartu. Karen Ashe’s Research Group on Alzheimer’s at the Grossman Center – University of Minnesota, in his honor.
Chanhassen-based direct marketing company IWCO Direct announced three promotions and the retirement of its president and chief financial officer Joe Morrison; Jake Hertel has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO; Michael Henry to vice president of Pennsylvania and Mail-Gard manufacturing operations; Patrick Sondreal to vice president, total quality, client services, and continuous improvement.
RiverTown Multimedia, Red Wing, Minn., announced the Republican Eagle and Pierce County Herald newspapers will merge into one publication, to be called the Republican Eagle and will serve the cities of Red Wing and Ellsworth, along with Pierce and Goodhue counties; additionally, western Wisconsin newspapers from Hudson, River Falls and New Richmond will fold into the Star-Observer; and in Minnesota, the Woodbury Bulletin will combine with the South Washington County Bulletin to become the Bulletin. … St. Paul resident Alex Robinson has been named editor in chief of Outdoor Life magazine.
Cardiovascular Systems, a St. Paul a medical device company specializing in treatment systems for coronary artery disease, announced the addition of independent board member Erik Paulsen, former U.S. congressman representing Minnesota’s Third District. … Inspire Medical Systems, a Maple Grove company focused on treating obstructive sleep apnea, announced that Gary L. Ellis, former chief financial officer of Medtronic, will be joining the board of directors, replacing Joyce Erony, managing partner of Amzak Health.
PolyMet Mining Corp. announced the appointment of Glencore senior executive Peter C. Freyberg to the board of directors. His is one of three Glencore seats on the board. PolyMet Mining has its U.S. headquarters in St. Paul.
Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M), St. Paul, announced that Laura Wertheim Joseph has been named the museum’s curator of exhibitions; the museum also announced that it has been selected by the American Alliance of Museums to participate in “Facing Change: Advancing Museum Board Diversity & Inclusion,” a national initiative to diversify museum boards and leadership.
The Center for Economic Inclusion, St. Paul, has announced a $400,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase to strengthen local minority-owned businesses and accelerate diverse spending.
Megan Ryan has been named director of marketing and communications for the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce.
Tuffy’s Pet Foods, a maker of dry and moist dog and cat food and treats, announced the groundbreaking of its facility at 141 McKinley Parkway, Delano, Minn.
The Old National Bank Foundation, philanthropic arm of Old National Bank, presented a check for $10,000 to YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities. Old National Bank, based in Indiana, is the ninth-largest bank in Minnesota by deposit market share. … The George Family Foundation, Minneapolis, announced grants to support a women’s health initiative at the Mayo Clinic, youth development programs that offer gap year opportunities, outdoor learning and college readiness programs, in all $2.7 million to 16 organizations out of an annual giving budget of $4.9 million.
National book selling chain Barnes & Noble announced the opening of a new store prototype at CityPlace, 375 Radio Drive, in Woodbury.
Public Storage announced the opening of a location at 13465 Fenway Blvd. Circle North, Hugo. … Sibling entrepreneurs Kara, Kirk and Travis Soule announced the formation of Verdant, a Minneapolis-based online supplier THC-free organic U.S. hemp extract supplements.
Exosite, Minneapolis, a provider in the industrial Internet of Things market, announced that it was included in the Gartner June 2019 Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms. … SPS Commerce, a Minneapolis-based provider of retail cloud services, has been named a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards for achieving at least 20 percent women on its corporate board before the year 2020.
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