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Bergstrom And Kuehne Join Packers Exec Committee
Published May 19, 2005
GOLD SEAL: In a separate piece, Ryman notes Bergstrom serves as Packers Corporate Marketing Committee Chair and Marquette Univ. Board of Trustees Chair, the latter of which is overseeing Marquette’s nickname situation. Bergstrom Corp. owns and operates 23 auto dealerships –- “for which Packers [QB] BRETT FAVRE is a” spokesperson (GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE, 5/19). Harlan, a Marquette alumnus, said of naming Bergstrom to the Exec Committee in the wake of the Marquette nickname ordeal, “First of all, he was selected before that even occurred. But that wouldn’t have swayed me one bit” (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 5/19).