Industry leader to focus on strategic development in Europe
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (“C.H. Robinson”) (NASDAQ: CHRW), one of the world’s largest logistics companies, announced today that Jeroen Eijsink has joined the company as President of C.H. Robinson Europe, B.V. Eijsink will report to President and Chief Executive Officer John Wiehoff.
“Jeroen is a focused and proven collaborative leader who brings extensive European transportation expertise and significant leadership experience to his new role with C.H. Robinson,” said Wiehoff. “Europe is a critical part of our global growth strategy and a competitive differentiator for the company. Our business in the region is well positioned with a strong leadership team in place.”
Since 1993, C.H. Robinson has offered road transport and freight forwarding services via a dynamic network of offices throughout Europe. Over the past three years, the company has accelerated growth in the European region by adding 18 offices, for a total of 52, and doubled headcount to over 1,000 customer-focused employees.
"C.H. Robinson’s clear strategic focus on growth provides ample opportunities for strategic development in Europe,” said Eijsink. “A unique business model, corporate culture with a strong focus on people development, and global Navisphere® technology separate C.H. Robinson from others in the logistics industry.”
Previously Eijsink served as CEO of DHL Freight Germany where he was responsible for the road and rail transport activities for DHL in Germany. Eijsink also served as CEO of DHL Freight Benelux and United Kingdom. Prior to joining Deutsche Post DHL, Eijsink held various management positions at Siemens in Germany.
About C.H. Robinson
C.H. Robinson is one of the leading road transportation and freight forwarders in Europe with a dynamic network of offices across Europe. Since 1993, C.H. Robinson has provided European customers with flexible, quality and reliable service. The company’s motivated, multilingual, and customer-focused employees apply their local knowledge and expertise to every transport challenge and build strong, personalised relationships with the customers they serve.
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is one of the largest logistics companies in the world, providing global freight services, logistics outsource solutions, fresh produce sourcing and information services to customers globally, ranging from large, multinational companies to small, local businesses in a variety of industries. C.H. Robinson operates through a network of 280 offices in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
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