13 Jul 2012

Eden Prairie, MN (July 13, 2012) C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world's largest third party logistics companies, announced today that Bryan Foe has been promoted to President of C.H. Robinson Europe.

An employee at C.H. Robinson since 1990, Foe served as Vice President at C.H. Robinson and President of T-Chek Systems for the past nine years. T-Chek was acquired by C.H. Robinson in 1983 and provides business-to-business spend management and payment processing services.

As President of C.H. Robinson Europe, Foe will lead the company's efforts to accelerate growth in the region from investments in the office network to developing talent and building relationships. In 1993, C.H. Robinson established an initial presence in Europe through partial ownership of Transeco, a motor carrier in France. The company now has 34 offices and over 500 employees in Europe.

"Bryan has had a diverse career path at C.H. Robinson and has made significant contributions in a variety of roles," said John Wiehoff, C.H. Robinson CEO and chairman of the board. "His expertise will serve the company well as we continue to develop our network and business in Europe."

In addition to his executive roles, Foe also held positions in intermodal and transportation sales before becoming the general manager of the Valley Forge, PA office in 1995 and general manager of the Grand Rapids, MI office in 1999. Foe also served as a research advisory committee member for the American Transportation Research Institute and was past treasurer of the Detroit Intermodal Association.

About C.H. Robinson Worldwide

Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 37,000 customers through a network of more than 230 offices and over 8,300 employees around the world. The company works with 53,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of $10.3 billion in 2011.

Through the company and its Foundation, C.H. Robinson and its employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Community Health Charities, American Red Cross, Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, and Global Impact. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com/.