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A quick look at Best Buy's interim CEO

Posted at 12:08 PM on April 10, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Economy, Retail

Best Buy board member G. Mike Mikan will serve as interim chief executive as the company searches for a permanent CEO to replace Brian Dunn.

Basketball fans may recognize Mikan's pedigree: He is the grandson of George Mikan, Hall of Fame center for the Minneapolis Lakers and one of the giants of the game.

Here's a look at a 2010 profile of the younger Mikan from 2010 when he was a top UnitedHealth executive and CNN / Money named him one one the nation's "40 under 40" business people.

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Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.