Industry Update
External Article24 September 2012

5 questions with Carlson's new leader, Trudy Rautio

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When Trudy Rautio was named president and CEO of Carlson in August following predecessor Hubert Joly’s departure, she became only the fifth chief executive of the company during its 74 years, and the first non-family female to hold the spot (the last female CEO was Marilyn Carlson Nelson). In fact, Nelson herself endorsed Rautio by saying she “has the experience, leadership and vision for Carlson’s exciting next chapter.”

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