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MTS Systems names new CEO

Jeffrey Graves will take over as chief executive officer and join the board of directors in May. The Eden Prairie-based company makes test systems and sensors.
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Jeffrey Graves will take over as chief executive officer and join the board of directors in May. The Eden Prairie-based company makes test systems and sensors.

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