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Techne Names Charles Kummeth As Its CEO

Techne, a maker of medical testing and diagnostic products, has named Charles Kummeth as its CEO.

03/18/2013

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What Kids Really Want For Christmas? Just The Box

It’s happened to most parents — give your children a new toy and all they want to do is play with the box.

11/29/2012

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Pawlenty Resigns From Romney Campaign To Lobby

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is resigning as a national co-chairman of Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to lobby for the financial services industry.

09/20/2012

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Best Buy Hires Hubert Joly As New CEO

Shockwaves first hit at Carlson headquarters in Minnetonka on Friday. That’s when Carlson’s former CEO, Hubert Joly, tendered his resignation.

08/20/2012

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Carlson Travel And Hospitality Names New CEO

Global hospitality and travel company Carlson on Sunday named Trudy Rautio as its new president and CEO. She’s the fifth CEO in the 74-year history of the family-owned company.

08/20/2012

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Crystal Sugar CEO Will Not Attend Union Meeting

American Crystal Sugar Co. officials say the company’s chief executive officer will not be attending a proposed meeting with locked-out union workers.

08/09/2012

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Best Buy Founder Offers To Buy Company, Take It Private

Best Buy’s founder said Monday that he wants to take the electronics retailer private by buying up all of its shares he doesn’t already own in a deal that values the company at as much as $8.84 billion.

08/06/2012

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Supervalu Fires CEO Herkert, Names Sales To Post

Supervalu is ousting CEO Craig Herkert as the grocery chain looks to right its business following disappointing quarterly results and plans to possibly put itself up for sale.

07/30/2012

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New Yahoo CEO Grew Up In Wisconsin

Yahoo has tapped another Wisconsin native to lead the Internet company. Thirty-seven-year-old Marissa Mayer was an executive at Google before she accepted the challenge of trying to turn Yahoo around.

07/17/2012

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Best Buy Committed To Change, CEO Says

Best Buy’s interim CEO said Thursday that the electronics seller is operating below its full potential but is committed to changing in fundamental ways.

06/21/2012

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Will Former Founder Schulze Take Best Buy Private?

Now that he’s resigned from the board, there’s speculation that Richard Schulze may try to take Best Buy private.

06/07/2012

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Best Buy Founder Resigns As Director, Effective Immediately

The founder and outgoing chairman of Best Buy announced his resignation from the board Thursday and said that he may sell off his 20.1 percent stake in the beleaguered electronics retailer.

06/07/2012

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Best Buy Founder Steps Down After CEO Probe

Best Buy founder Richard Schulze has announced he is stepping down. An internal investigation has confirmed a relationship between former CEO Brian Dunn and a female employee.

05/14/2012

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Best Buy’s Dunn Departure Sparks Speculation

Innocent until proven guilty? Maybe not if the defendant is a CEO and the jury is a company’s board of directors.

04/13/2012

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Best Buy Creates Search Committee For CEO

Best Buy Co. says it is creating a search committee to find a CEO to replace Brian Dunn, who abruptly resigned Tuesday.

04/12/2012

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Best Buy CEO Resigns Amid Internal Investigation

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn abruptly resigned on Tuesday after the embattled consumer electronics chain launched an internal investigation into his “personal conduct.”

04/10/2012

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Market Analysts Reflect On Best Buy CEO Resignation

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn is resigning from the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer, which has been struggling to rebound amid growing competition and changing shopping habits.

04/10/2012

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3M Names Thulin To Replace Retiring Buckley As CEO

3M Co. is naming Inge Thulin its next president and chief executive officer. Inge is currently the company’s chief operating officer.

02/08/2012

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Apple Says Steve Jobs Resigning As CEO

Apple Inc. says Steve Jobs is resigning as CEO, effective immediately.

08/24/2011

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Medtronic CEO Says Bone Growth Protein Is Safe

Medtronic Inc. Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak on Tuesday defended the data that his company submitted to federal regulators as part of the approval process for a bone-growth protein, saying they were sound and support the safe use of the spinal surgery product.

06/29/2011

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3M CEO Plans To Sell A Third Of Company Stock

A regulatory filing shows that 3M Co. chief executive George Buckley plans to sell almost one-third of his company stock, worth more than $33 million.

05/19/2011

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Medtronic Picks GE’s Omar Ishrak As Next CEO

Medtronic Inc., the world’s largest medical device maker, has selected the head of GE Healthcare to become its chief executive as it tries to re-energize sales in the midst of an industrywide slump.

05/11/2011

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Medtronic CEO To Stay On Until Replacement Named

The outgoing chief executive of Medtronic told employees Monday he will continue to lead the medical device manufacturer as its board of directors continues the search for a replacement.

05/02/2011

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Best Buy CEO’s Pay Package Drops By Half

The CEO of Best Buy received a pay package worth about $5 million in the most recent fiscal year, half what he got the year before, as the largest U.S. electronics retailer faces a slowdown in demand as consumers change the way they buy electronics, according to a document the company filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

04/25/2011

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Sen. Franken Expects Answers From Apple Soon

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has not replied to Sen. Al Franken’s letter about privacy concerns, but Franken expects answers soon.

04/24/2011

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