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C.H. Robinson Appoints Ivo Aris as Director of European Global Forwarding

  C.H. Robinson Appoints Ivo Aris as Director of European Global Forwarding

Business Wire

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- August 19, 2013

Continuing to accelerate growth in Europe, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one
of the world’s largest logistics companies, has appointed Ivo Aris to Director
of Global Forwarding for C.H. Robinson Europe.

Ivo Aris, director of global forwarding, Europe at C.H. Robinson (Photo: C.H.
Robinson)

Ivo Aris, director of global forwarding, Europe at C.H. Robinson (Photo: C.H.
Robinson)

Aris’ primary focus will be to lead the continental growth and advancement of
the global forwarding division, including setting the Europe global forwarding
strategy and overall execution.

A 20-year industry veteran, Aris has held responsibilities in sales,
operations, and management at Road Air, which was acquired by the Rhenus Group
in 2007. Aris became the Country Manager for air and ocean freight for The
Netherlands, was member of the Global Air & Ocean management team and had
significant responsibility over several of the portfolio companies of the
Rhenus Group. In addition, Aris is Chairman of the Dutch Airfreight
Forwarders’ Association.

“We feel that Ivo has the right management experience, business acumen, and
communication skills to lead us forward and grow our European global
forwarding operations,” said Stephane Rambaud, Senior Vice President of Global
Forwarding. “The overall strength of our global forwarding capabilities
worldwide continues to provide high service and value to our customers.”

C.H. Robinson established an initial presence in Europe 20 years ago through
partial ownership of Transeco, a motor carrier in France. In that time, the
company has built a network of 51 offices and has over 1,000 employees
throughout Europe to become one of the leading freight forwarders in the
region. Since July 2012, C.H. Robinson has named Bryan Foe president of its
European operations, acquired Apreo Logistics S.A. and opened offices in
Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Istanbul, Turkey.

About C.H. Robinson

Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is a global provider of multimodal logistics
services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 42,000 customers
through a network of more than 275 offices and over 11,000 employees around
the world. The company works with 56,000 transportation providers worldwide.
C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and has annual revenues of over $11
billion.

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.

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Contact:

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Mike Wilken, 952-937-6761
Public Relations Manager
mike.wilken@chrobinson.com
 
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