Board of Directors

Scott P. Anderson , Chairman of the Board

Scott P. Anderson has been a Director of the company since 2012 and currently serves as Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Anderson was a Senior Advisor to Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO) from June 2017 to June 2019 when he retired. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Companies from 2010 to 2017. In April 2013, he was elected to the additional responsibility of Chairman of the Board. Prior to 2006, when he became President of Patterson Dental Supply, Inc., Mr. Anderson held senior management positions in the dental unit, including Vice President, Sales, and Vice President, Marketing. Mr. Anderson became a director of Patterson in 2010. He is a past chairman of the Dental Trade Alliance and has served on the board of directors of the Ordway Theater. Mr. Anderson is a trustee of Gustavus Adolphus College, where he serves as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Anderson earned a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and his bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College.

Bob Biesterfeld , President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert C. “Bob” Biesterfeld, Jr. has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of C.H. Robinson and a director of the company since May 2019. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer in May 2019, he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer from March 2018 to May 2019, President of North American Surface Transportation from January 2016 to December 2018, Vice President of Truckload from January 2014 to December 2015, and Vice President of Temperature Controlled Transportation and Sourcing Services from January 2013 to December 2013. He began his career with Robinson Fresh in 1999. Currently, Mr. Biesterfeld serves as a trustee of the Winona State University Foundation, and he served on the Board of Directors for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) from June 2015 to May 2020. Bob received a Bachelor or Arts from Winona State University.

Kermit Crawford, Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, Rite Aid Corporation

Kermit Crawford joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2020. Mr. Crawford previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Rite Aid Corporation from 2017 to 2019. Prior to joining Rite Aid, Mr. Crawford was an operating partner and advisor with private equity firm Sycamore Partners from 2015 to 2017. He previously worked for Walgreens from 1983 to 2014 and he served in multiple roles of increasing responsibility, including executive vice president and president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness and executive vice president and senior vice president of Pharmacy Services. Mr. Crawford is a member of the board of directors at TransUnion (NYSE: TRU), serving in this capacity since 2019, and has also served on the board of directors for The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL), where he chairs the audit committee, since 2013. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital and the Board of Trustees for The Field Museum. Mr. Crawford holds a Bachelor of Science from The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Texas Southern University.

Wayne M. Fortun , Retired Chief Executive Officer, Hutchinson Technology, Inc.

Wayne M. Fortun has been a Director of C.H. Robinson since 2001. Mr. Fortun joined Hutchinson Technology Inc., a global technology manufacturer, in 1975. Until 1983, he held various positions in engineering, marketing, and operations. In 1983, he was elected Director, President, and Chief Operating Officer of Hutchinson Technology Inc., and in 1996, he was appointed its Chief Executive Officer and was appointed to the Board of Directors. In 2012, he was appointed Chairman of the Board and retired as CEO. In October 2016, he retired as Chairman of the Board.

Timothy C. Gokey , Chief Executive Officer, Broadridge Financial Solutions

Timothy C. Gokey joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2017. Mr. Gokey currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors at Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR). He joined Broadridge in 2010 as Chief Corporate Development Officer. Mr. Gokey was promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2012. He was appointed to President of Broadridge in September 2017. Prior to Broadridge, Mr. Gokey served as President, Retail Tax for H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) from 2004 to 2009 and as a Partner at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Gokey received a Doctorate in Finance and an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He also received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and Management Engineering from Princeton University.

Mary J. Steele Guilfoile , Chairman of MG Advisors, Inc.

Mary J. Steele Guilfoile joined C.H. Robinson as a Director in 2012. Ms. Guilfoile is Chairman of MG Advisors, Inc., a privately owned financial services merger and acquisition advisory and consulting services firm. Prior to joining MG Advisors in 2002, Ms. Guilfoile spent 12 years with J.P. Morgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) and its predecessor companies, Chase Manhattan Corporation and Chemical Banking Corporation, as Executive Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, and Chief Administrative Officer for its investment bank, and various merger integration, executive management and strategic planning positions. Ms. Guilfoile currently serves on the boards of The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG), where she is Chairman of the Audit Committee, as well as Dufry AG (Six Swiss Exchange: DUFN) and Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), where on each board, she is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Guilfoile received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. Ms. Guilfoile is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Jodee A. Kozlak , Founder and CEO of Kozlak Capital Partners, LLC

Jodee Kozlak joined C.H. Robinson as a Director in 2013. Ms. Kozlak is the Founder and CEO of Kozlak Capital Partners, LLC, a private consulting firm. Prior to this role, Ms. Kozlak served as the Global Senior Vice President of Human Resources of Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) from February 2016 to November 2017. Prior to joining Alibaba Group, Ms. Kozlak was at Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) beginning in January 2001, where she served in a variety of legal and leadership roles, including as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer from March 2007 through February 2016. Prior to joining Target in 2001, Ms. Kozlak was a Partner in the litigation practice of Greene Espel, PLLP, and as a Senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co, both in Minneapolis. Ms. Kozlak serves as a board member of K.B. Home (NYSE: KBH), MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE: MTG), and Leslies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LESL). Ms. Kozlak is a past fellow of the Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) at Stanford University, received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from the College of St. Thomas.

Henry J. Maier, Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Ground

Henry J. Maier joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2022. Mr. Maier retired from service as the President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Ground in 2021, after holding that position since 2013. Mr. Maier has over 40 years of experience in the transportation industry, including more than 30 years at FedEx companies. His FedEx career includes various leadership positions in logistics, sales, marketing and communications. Prior to serving as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Maier was an Executive Vice President of FedEx Ground and responsible for all the company’s strategic planning, contractor relations and corporate communications programs. He currently serves as a director on the boards and various committees of CalAmp Corp. (Nasdaq: CAMP), CarParts.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRTS) and Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU), a transportation holding company. Mr. Maier previously served on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), which set the strategic direction for the FedEx enterprise. Mr. Maier receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Brian P. Short , Chief Executive Officer, Leamington Co.

Brian P. Short has been a Director of the company since 2002. He is Chief Executive Officer of Leamington Co., a holding company with interests in transportation, community banking, agricultural production, and real estate. Leamington operates Admiral Merchants Motor Freight, Inc.; St. Paul Flight Center, Inc.; First Farmers & Merchants Banks; and Benson Parking Services, Inc. Mr. Short also serves as a legal mediator and previously served as a United States Magistrate. His community service has included service on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities, St. Joseph's Home for Children, Saint Thomas Academy, Allina Hospitals and Clinics, and William Mitchell College of Law. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the St. Francis Mission Foundation, the Advisory Council to the Law School of the University of Notre Dame, and the Board of Governors of the Law School of the University of St. Thomas. Mr. Short has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame and is also a graduate of its law school.

James B. Stake , Retired Executive, 3M Company

James B. Stake joined C.H. Robinson as a Director in 2009. Mr. Stake retired from 3M Company (NYSE: MMM) in 2008, where he last served as Executive Vice President of 3M's Enterprise Services, a shared services organization. He served in a variety of leadership positions at 3M, leading global health care, industrial, and commercial businesses ranging in size from $100 million to over $3 billion. During his career, he served over 12 years of foreign assignments in Europe and South America. In addition to his career at 3M, Mr. Stake serves as a board member and Chair of the Compensation Committee for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ: OTTR), acted as Chairman of the Board for privately held Ativa Medical Corp. until December 2020, and has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. Mr. Stake received a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.

Paula C. Tolliver, Retired Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Intel Corporation

Paula Tolliver joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2018. Ms. Tolliver previously served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC), a technology company, from August 2016 to September 2019. Prior to joining Intel in 2016, Ms. Tolliver served as Corporate Vice President of Business Services and Chief Information Officer at The Dow Chemical Company (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow, Inc. (NYSE: DOW)) from 2012 to 2016. Ms. Tolliver also led a services business for Dow Chemical, in addition to holding a variety of other roles in her 20 plus years with the company. Ms. Tolliver received a bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems and Computer Science from Ohio University.

Henry W. “Jay” Winship, Founder, President and Managing Member of Pacific Point Capital LLC

Henry W. “Jay” Winship joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2022. Mr. Winship is the Founder, President and Managing Member of Pacific Point Capital LLC and the Founder and Managing Member of Pacific Point Wealth Management LLC (collectively, “Pacific Point”), a privately owned asset management firm. Prior to founding Pacific Point in 2016, Mr. Winship was a Principal, Senior Managing Director and Investment Committee member of Relational Investors LLC. Mr. Winship has over 25 years of investment experience including knowledge in the areas of investment management, portfolio construction, corporate finance, securities analysis, corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions and investment banking. Mr. Winship currently serves on the board of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG). He has previously served as a director on the boards of CoreLogic, Inc. and Esterline Technologies Corporation. He also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Corporate Governance Institute at San Diego State University Fowler College of Business. Mr. Winship received a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Arizona. Mr. Winship is also a Certified Public Accountant and holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.

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