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Executive Development Series features Mosaic Company’s James T. Prokopanko

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Metropolitan Economic Development Association’s (MEDA) Executive Development Series next month presents James. T. Prokopanko, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Mosaic Company.

The Executive Development Series gives entrepreneurs and executives in communities of color the opportunity to interact with Twin Cities corporate leaders and successful entrepreneurs who share their experiences and expertise on leadership and management approaches that work.

James T. Prokopanko became Mosaic's President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2007. He joined Mosaic as their Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2006. Previously, he was a Corporate Vice President at Cargill, Incorporated where he had executive responsibility for procurement and served as a leader of the Cargill Ag Producer Services Platform. After joining Cargill in 1978, he served in a wide range of leadership positions, including Vice President of the North American crop inputs business. During his Cargill career, Prokopanko was engaged in retail agriculture businesses in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Argentina and the United Kingdom. In addition to his role as President and CEO of Mosaic, Prokopanko serves on the Board of Directors for Mosaic, Canpotex, the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, The Fertilizer Institute and the International Plant Nutrition Institute.

The event is 11:15 am to 1pm Tuesday, May 18th at The Mosaic Company, 3033 Campus Drive, suite E490, Plymouth, MN 55441. Reservations and registration required. For information, contact MEDA at 612-332-6332.

Upcoming Series events:
August 4 - Peter Warwick, Chief Executive Officer, Legal - Thomson Reuters

August 26 - James Prunty, Regional President, Wells Fargo


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