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PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF
Date of Report: September 24, 2012
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 000-23189
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14701 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of
(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 Companys 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. Guilfoiles appointment to the board is furnished, but not filed, as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||Press Release dated September 26, 2012|
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.|
||/s/ Ben G. Campbell|
Ben G. Campbell
President, General Counsel and Secretary
Date: September 26, 2012
||Press Release dated September 26, 2012 |