C.H. Robinson appoints new CEO

Feb. 25, 2002
Third party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide said it would make current president John P. Wiehoff its CEO effective May 7. D.R. "Sid" Verdoorn, C.H. Robinson's current chairman & CEO, will remain chairman. The Minneapolis-based logistics provider said Wiehoff's new role is the culmination of a three-year succession process, during which he has taken over the day-to-day management of the
Third party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide said it would make current president John P. Wiehoff its CEO effective May 7. D.R. "Sid" Verdoorn, C.H. Robinson's current chairman & CEO, will remain chairman.

The Minneapolis-based logistics provider said Wiehoff's new role is the culmination of a three-year succession process, during which he has taken over the day-to-day management of the company. Wiehoff was named president in 1999 after serving as a senior vp and CFO, and started with the company in 1992 as a controller.

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