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BSU Grad Named Pres. & CEO of $40B International Company

Sep 18, 2012

Trudy Rautio, BSU Outstanding Alumna has been named President & CEO of $40B Carlson.

…….when Rautio was introduced to hundreds of Carlson employees as their new boss, she received a loud and lengthy standing ovation in the atrium of the company’s Minnetonka headquarters. She also joined an elite club of female CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies.

Rautio’s first finance job was with Boise Cascade as a cost accountant after graduating from Bemidji State University with an accounting degree. From there she went to Pillsbury Co. as vice president of finance for nine years……

Courtesy Minneapolis Star Tribune