Minnesota Public Radio said Jim Dwyer and Jean Taylor have been elected to MPR’s board of trustees. Dwyer is chairman and CEO of Michael Foods, a diversified processor and distributor of food products, and one of the largest privately held companies in Minnesota. Previously, Dwyer held senior executive positions in general management, marketing, merger integration and e-commerce for major consumer brand companies, including Ahold USA, Tropicana/PepsiCo, P&G and Kraft.
Taylor is president of Life is Now, a strategy and consulting firm that she founded in 2010, and a principal at Middle A Restaurants, a franchise development company. She also is chair of the board at eTouchMenu. Previously, she was CEO and President of Taylor Corporation.