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2012-08-23 01:35:37

New research from the University of Minnesota´s Carlson School of Management suggests learning how to stop enjoying unhealthy food sooner may play a pivotal role in combating America´s obesity problem. The research, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, explores how satiation, defined as the drop in liking during repeated consumption, can be a positive mechanism when it lowers the desire for unhealthy foods. “When people talk about self-control, they really imply...

2012-04-17 10:21:23

PLYMOUTH, Minn., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) recently named Corrine Ricard Senior Vice President of its human resources department. As a member of Mosaic's senior leadership team, Ricard will be responsible for the company's human resources strategy and will lead the global human resources group. In her role, Ricard will report directly to Mosaic President and CEO Jim Prokopanko and will office in Plymouth. "Corrine has had a diverse and extensive career in...

2011-03-17 11:30:00

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BSB today announced that Didier Vankeerberghen, who co-founded Odyssey Asset Management Systems, joins BSB to lead its commercial activity and help the company to grow from a European leadership position towards a worldwide significance in wealth management and life insurance. "I am particularly excited by BSB's entrepreneurial spirit, sustainable growth, technology excellence, and delivery strengths," says Didier...

2011-03-14 09:47:00

MADISON, Wis., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, today announced the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has standardized on Mediasite for lecture capture, continuing education, and international collaboration. "When I did the cost analysis and compared Mediasite to other tools, I started to understand the software that runs in the...

2011-01-25 08:25:00

STAMFORD, Conn. and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas, McNerney & Partners, LLC, a health care venture capital firm that invests in life science and medical technology companies, today announced the promotions of Kathy Tune to Partner and Anya Schiess to Vice President. "These promotions are much-deserved acknowledgements of the important contributions Kathy and Anya have made as members of the Thomas, McNerney investment team," said James Thomas of Thomas, McNerney....

2011-01-18 17:04:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics Minnesota has elected six new members to its Board of Directors, including five corporate leaders and one Special Olympics Minnesota athlete: Nancy O'Brien, Minnesota Twins Senior Director, Advertising Robert Abele, U.S. Bancorp Executive Vice President, Corporate Payment Systems Kate Nau, Schwan's Consumer Brands Vice President Finance & Division CFO Troy Bader, International Dairy Queen, Inc. Chief Development...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Twin Cities IT Executive Dave Walstad to Guide Virteva's Expansion in IT Infrastructure Consulting and IT Outsourcing Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 Virteva, a leading Twin Cities-based IT firm, today appointed Dave Walstad as its vice president of sales and marketing. Walstad will be responsible for sales and marketing strategy and execution, helping Virteva build on and deliver its tailored IT infrastructure solutions and tiered managed services to companies and enterprise...

2010-07-29 13:32:00

EAGAN, Minn., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) promoted Anudeep Parhar to vice president of technology strategy and planning. In his new role, Parhar will be responsible for overseeing the development of a multi-year information technology strategy. "Technology is a critical area in today's health care landscape. Anudeep's leadership will allow Blue Cross to continue to position itself as a health company serving our customers and...

2009-09-22 08:24:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh time in recent history, Carlson has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mother magazine. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090129/CARLSONLOGO) Cited for its family friendly benefits and strong values-based culture, Carlson once again received the honor for continuing its commitment to flexible work schedules, parental leave, adoption assistance, on-campus child care, and its...

2009-01-22 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technology and business leaders from over 100 companies today called strategic investments in digital infrastructure a vital part of America's economic recovery and called on lawmakers to include them in the economic stimulus and recovery plan working its way through Congress. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, 117 CEOs and business leaders said investments in health care information technology, broadband and energy smart grids "will...