MDU Resources Board of Directors Elects Dennis W. Johnson as Vice Chair

Feb 15, 2018

The board of directors of MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced today that it has elected director Dennis W. Johnson, 68, to the position of vice chair for the corporation. Johnson has been an independent director of MDU Resources since 2001 and chairs the Audit Committee.

“Dennis is well-suited to fill this leadership role on the board after serving the corporation’s shareholders for 17 years,” said MDU Resources Chair Harry J. Pearce. “He understands the complex nature of MDU Resources’ diverse regulated energy delivery and construction materials and services businesses, as well as the corporation’s goals, growth strategies, risks and opportunities.”

Johnson has more than 40 years of experience in business management and finance. He has held chairman, president and CEO positions with TMI Corp., headquartered in Dickinson, North Dakota, for 35 years. He also served as president of the Dickinson City Commission from 2000 to 2015 and as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from 1993 to 1998. He has served on numerous industry, state and community boards and advisory committees.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from North Dakota State University. He and his wife reside in Dickinson.

About MDU Resources

MDU Resources Group, Inc., a member of the S&P MidCap 400 index and the S&P High-Yield Dividend Aristocrats index, is Building a Strong America® by providing essential products and services through its regulated energy delivery and construction materials and services businesses. For more information about MDU Resources, see the company’s website at or contact the Investor Relations Department at

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