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EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE DATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 - C H ROBINSON WORLDWIDE INCd416462dex991.htm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report: September 24, 2012

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Commission File Number: 000-23189

 

Delaware   41-1883630

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

14701 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55347

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(952) 937-8500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d) On September 24, 2012, Mary J. Steele Guilfoile was elected to the board of directors of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (the “Company”) effective as of October 1, 2012, filling a new position on the on the board of directors. Ms. Guilfoile currently serves as chairman of MG Advisors, Inc., a privately owned financial services merger and acquisition advisory and consulting services firm where she has served since 2002. 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 will serve in the class of directors whose terms shall expire at the Company’s 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. In addition, Ms. Guilfoile will be a member of the governance committee of the board.

A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Guilfoile’s appointment to the board is furnished, but not filed, as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

99.1    Press Release dated September 26, 2012


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE, INC.
By:   /s/ Ben G. Campbell
 

Ben G. Campbell

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: September 26, 2012


Exhibit Index

 

99.1 Press Release dated September 26, 2012