Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> May 1, 2005

T.hildestad / M.white – Mdu Resources Group Inc (mdu)

TERRY D. HILDESTAD became the President and Chief Operating Officer of MDU Resources Group, Inc., effective May 1, 2005. Mr. Hildestad previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Knife River Corporation, the construction materials and mining subsidiary of MDU Resources. He began his career with the company in 1974 at Knife River, where he served in several operating positions before becoming its President in 1991. Mr. Hildestad holds a Bachelor's degree from Dickinson (North Dakota) State University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard School of Business. Mr. Hildestad is a member of the MDU Resources Management Policy Committee and of the Boards of Directors of Knife River and its subsidiary companies. He also serves on the Western North Dakota US Bank Advisory Board and on the Dickinson State University Foundation Board. Profile
MARTIN A. WHITE is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Resources Group, Inc. He graduated from Montana State University and Harvard's Advanced Management Program. He worked in various areas before joining MDU Resources in 1991 as Vice President of Corporate Development. On April 1, 1998, he was named the President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Resources. On February 15, 2001, he was elected Chairman of the Board. Profile
TWST: What is MDU Resources Group?

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