Four From St. Cloud Area to Travel with Governor Dayton on Trade Mission
UNDATED – Governor Mark Dayton has selected four St. Cloud area educators to join him on a trade mission to Europe.
A total of 35 business executives, government officials and higher education leaders will be traveling to Germany, Sweden, and Norway June 12th through the 21st.
The delegation includes: St. Cloud State University President Earl Potter, Diana Lawson, the Dean of the Herberger School of Business at SCSU, John Hasselberg the Associate Professor of Global Business Leadership at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, and Bruce Peterson the Executive Dean for Academic Initiatives at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Germany was Minnesota’s fifth-largest export market last year, with $728 million in sales. Exports to Sweden totaled $142 million in 2012. Norway accounted for $46 million worth of Minnesota exports.