C.H. Robinson names Andrew Clarke as CFO

C.H. Robinson announced that Andrew Clarke will be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer effective June 1, 2015. Clarke will report to President and CEO John Wiehoff.

“We are excited to have Andy join our organization,” said Wiehoff. “His extensive background in our industry, corporate finance and executive leadership make him a great fit for Robinson and our leadership team.”

Over his career, Clarke has served as President and CEO of Panther Expedited Services, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corporation. Clarke also served as Chief Financial Officer of Forward Air Corporation after roles in investment banking and corporate finance. Currently Clarke serves on the board of directors for Blount International, Inc. and previously served on the boards of Panther Expedited Services, Pacer International, and Forward Air Corporation.

“C.H. Robinson is a world-class organization that I have admired and worked with for over 15 years,” said Clarke. “There are many changes taking place in the industry today and Robinson is well positioned to take advantage of these global opportunities. I am very excited to join the team and work with all the employees, customers and partners to drive continued shareholder value.”

Chad Lindbloom, the company’s long serving Chief Financial Officer, will transition to the role of Chief Information Officer effective June 1, 2015, as previously announced.