Board of Directors

John P. Wiehoff , Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, C.H. Robinson Worldwide

John P. Wiehoff has been chief executive officer of C.H. Robinson since May 2002, president of the company since December 1999, a director since 2001, and became the chairman in January 2007. Previous positions with the company include senior vice president from October 1998, chief financial officer from July 1998 to December 1999, treasurer from August 1997 to June 1998, and corporate controller from 1992 to June 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Wiehoff was employed by Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Wiehoff also serves on the Board of Directors of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) and Donaldson Company, Inc., (NYSE: DCI). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John's University.

Scott P. Anderson**Lead Independent Director , Special Advisor, Patterson Companies

Scott P. Anderson has been a director of the company since 2012. He is a special advisor to Patterson Companies, Inc. He served as president and chief executive officer of Patterson Companies from 2010 to 2017. In 2013, he was elected the additional responsibility of chairman of the board. Mr. Anderson has worked with Patterson Companies since 1993. Prior to June 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 one of the company’s directors in June 2010. Mr. Anderson is a past chairman of the Dental Trade Alliance. Mr. Anderson is a trustee of Gustavus Adolphus College. He serves on the board of directors of the Ordway Theater. Mr. Anderson earned his MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and his bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College.

Robert Ezrilov , President, Metacom, Inc.

Robert Ezrilov has been a director of the company since 1995. Currently, Mr. Ezrilov is an employee of Cogel Management Company (an investment management company). From July 1997 to April 2001, he was president of Metacom, Inc. From April 1995 to July 1997, Mr. Ezrilov was self-employed as a business consultant. Prior to that, he was a partner with Arthur Andersen LLP, which he joined in 1966 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Business degree at the University of Minnesota. He serves as an advisory board member to Holiday Companies.

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

Wayne M. Fortun has been a director of C.H. Robinson since 2001. He is chairman of the board of Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: HTCH), a global technology manufacturer. Mr. Fortun joined Hutchinson Technology Inc. in 1975 and 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 May 1996, he was appointed its chief executive officer and was appointed to the Board of Directors, in October 2012, he was appointed chairman of the board and retired as CEO. Mr. Fortun also serves on the Board of Directors of G&K Services, Inc. (NYSE: GKSR).

Timothy C. Gokey , President and Chief Operating Officer, Broadridge Financial Solutions

Timothy C. Gokey joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2017. Mr. Gokey currently serves as president and chief operating officer at Broadridge Financial Solutions. He joined Broadridge Financial Solutions in 2010 as chief corporate development officer, was promoted to corporate senior vice president and chief operating officer in 2012, and was appointed president in September 2017. Prior to Broadridge, Mr. Gokey served as president, retail tax for H&R Block from 2004-2009 and was also as a partner at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Gokey earned 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 is a graduate of Princeton University, where he earned an AB in Public Affairs and Management Engineering.

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 twelve years with JP Morgan Chase 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 (IPG), where she is chairman of the Audit Committee, and Valley National Bancorp (VLY). Ms. Guilfoile earned her Master of Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and her bachelor’s degree from Boston College.

Jodee Kozlak , Global Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Alibaba Group

Jodee Kozlak joined C.H. Robinson as a director in 2013. Ms. Kozlak is the global senior vice president of human resources of Alibaba Group. Prior to joining Alibaba Group in February 2016, Ms. Kozlak was the executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Target Corporation from March 2007 until February 2016. Prior to joining Target in 2001, Kozlak was a partner in the litigation practice of Greene Espel, PLLP, a Minnesota law firm. She also previously served as a senior associate at Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly and a senior auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co, both in Minneapolis. Ms. Kozlak is past president of the board of directors of The Guthrie Theater, a member of the board of overseers for the Carlson School of Management and the Stanford Advisory Board on Longevity. Jodee is also on the board of OneVillage, a non-profit focused on microfinance. She received a B.A. degree in Accounting from the College of St. Thomas and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota.

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 ClearWay Minnesota, Inc., 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 in 2008, serving most recently as executive vice president of 3M's Enterprise Services. He served in a variety of leadership positions at 3M Company, 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 chairs the compensation committee for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ: OTTR), is chairman of the board for Ativa Medical Co rp., and has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. Mr. Stake holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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