Colle McVoy, Minneapolis, announced that Jenna Martin has joined the agency as group account director. ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS
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Pohlad Cos., a privately held diverse portfolio company, announced that Erryn Williams has joined the organization as chief talent and diversity officer. Bell Bank announced the hire of Steve Flaten as senior vice president/credit risk and regulatory affairs. He is based in Maple Grove. … Securian Asset Management, a subsidiary of St. Paul-based Securian Financial, announced that Sean O’Connell will succeed David Kuplic as president and CEO of Securian Asset Management and chief investment officer for Securian Financial, effective July 1. … Hiway Credit Union, St. Paul, announced that Tim McNeil has been named vice president of mortgage lending. … Stearns Bank, St. Cloud, announced the following executive additions: Al Doering in the newly created position of chief M&A officer, Rebecca Kronlund as general counsel and Brian McCarthy, chief credit officer. … Drake Bank, St. Paul, announced the hires of Brianna Harstad as human resources and talent development officer and Hailey Lewis as brand and project activation officer.
DEVELOPMENT Engineering and consulting firm WSB, Golden Valley, announced that Amy Fredregill has joined the organization as their senior director of sustainability. … TKDA, St. Paul, announced the addition of Alex Goerke to the firm’s Aviation Division.
Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn., announced the appointment of Jeff Frank to vice president of Grocery Products and the promotion of Annemarie Vaupel to vice president of marketing for the Foodservice division. … Cargill, a Wayzata-based global food and agricultural conglomerate, announced that Brian Sikes has been named chief operating officer; he previously led the company’s global protein and salt enterprise. … Roseville-based Calyxt, which offers gene-edited plant-based products for agriculture and food, announced the appointment of Yves Ribeill to the new role of executive chair while Calyxt initiates a search for a new chief executive officer to replace Jim Blome, who has left to pursue other opportunities. FOOD
RETAIL The Animal Humane Society, Golden Valley, announced the appointment of three new board members: Lisa Erickson, Optum Rx; Susan Blaska Lindahl and Heather Manley, On-Demand Group. … Mary Kay Kennedy announced that she has been named chair of the board of directors Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts in St. Paul. Kennedy is executive director of Advocating Change Together Center for Disability Leadership (ACT Center), also in St. Paul. NONPROFITS
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