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UnitedHealth Group stated that Brian Thompson has been named chief government officer of UnitedHealthcare, the Minnetonka firm’s insurance coverage unit. Thompson joined UnitedHealth Group in 2004 and most just lately was CEO of UnitedHealthcare’s authorities applications together with the Medicare, Retirement, Group and State companies. The promotion is the primary main government change since Andrew Witty turned CEO of UnitedHealth Group in February.
Colle McVoy, Minneapolis, introduced that Jenna Martin has joined the company as group account director.
Engineering and consulting agency WSB, Golden Valley, introduced that Amy Fredregill has joined the group as their senior director of sustainability. … TKDA, St. Paul, introduced the addition of Alex Goerke to the agency’s Aviation Division.
Pohlad Cos., a privately held numerous portfolio firm, introduced that Erryn Williams has joined the group as chief expertise and variety officer.
Bell Financial institution introduced the rent of Steve Flaten as senior vice chairman/credit score danger and regulatory affairs. He’s primarily based in Maple Grove. … Securian Asset Administration, a subsidiary of St. Paul-based Securian Monetary, introduced that Sean O’Connell will succeed David Kuplic as president and CEO of Securian Asset Administration and chief funding officer for Securian Monetary, efficient July 1. … Hiway Credit score Union, St. Paul, introduced that Tim McNeil has been named vice chairman of mortgage lending. … Stearns Financial institution, St. Cloud, introduced the next government additions: Al Doering within the newly created place of chief M&A officer, Rebecca Kronlund as basic counsel and Brian McCarthy, chief credit score officer. … Drake Financial institution, St. Paul, introduced the hires of Brianna Harstad as human assets and expertise growth officer and Hailey Lewis as model and undertaking activation officer.
Hormel Meals Corp., Austin, Minn., introduced the appointment of Jeff Frank to vice chairman of Grocery Merchandise and the promotion of Annemarie Vaupel to vice chairman of promoting for the Foodservice division. … Cargill, a Wayzata-based international meals and agricultural conglomerate, introduced that Brian Sikes has been named chief working officer; he beforehand led the corporate’s international protein and salt enterprise. … Roseville-based Calyxt, which gives gene-edited plant-based merchandise for agriculture and meals, introduced the appointment of Yves Ribeill to the brand new position of government chair whereas Calyxt initiates a seek for a brand new chief government officer to interchange Jim Blome, who has left to pursue different alternatives.
The Animal Humane Society, Golden Valley, introduced the appointment of three new board members: Lisa Erickson, Optum Rx; Susan Blaska Lindahl and Heather Manley, On-Demand Group. … Mary Kay Kennedy introduced that she has been named chair of the board of administrators Work together Middle for the Visible and Performing Arts in St. Paul. Kennedy is government director of Advocating Change Collectively Middle for Incapacity Management (ACT Middle), additionally in St. Paul.
Duluth-based girls’s put on chain Maurices introduced the appointment of David Kornberg as president and CEO changing longtime chief George Goldfarb who has stepped down.
Marco, a St. Cloud-based workplace expertise service and assist firm, introduced that Jeff Gau has retired as CEO, efficient March 31, and has turn out to be chairman of the board; Marco President Doug Albregts was named CEO on April 1.
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