C.H. Robinson appoints Mike Zechmeister as new CFO

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C.H. Robinson announced that Mike Zechmeister will join the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 3, 2019.  Zechmeister will report to Chief Executive Officer Bob Biesterfeld.

Zechmeister brings nearly three decades of finance experience to the role. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI). During his tenure at UNFI, the company experienced significant growth both organically and via acquisitions. Prior to joining UNFI, Zechmeister spent 25 years at General Mills, where he held a variety of finance leadership roles including Vice President of Finance for the Pillsbury Division, Vice President of Finance for U.S. Retail Sales, and Treasurer.

“I would also like to thank Scott Hagen for his leadership and continuity as Interim CFO in this important transition,” said Biesterfeld. Hagen will continue serving in his capacity as Controller.

Source: C.H. Robinson