C.H. Robinson appoints Ford executive as its new CEO

C.H. Robinson announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dave Bozeman as Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors effective June 26, 2023. Scott Anderson, who has been serving as Interim CEO since January 2023, will continue in his role until Bozeman joins the company and will work with him to ensure a smooth transition of leadership. Anderson will continue to serve as a member of C.H. Robinson’s Board of Directors.

Bozeman is an accomplished executive, bringing over 30 years of experience at industry-leading companies and iconic brands across supply chains, middle-mile transportation, manufacturing, digital and customer service to C.H. Robinson. He most recently served as Vice President, Ford Customer Service Division, and Vice President, Enthusiast Vehicles, for Ford Blue of Ford Motor Company, where he oversaw the overall business performance for some of Ford’s most notable vehicle brands.

Prior to joining Ford, Bozeman served as Vice President, Amazon Transportation Services of Amazon.com, Inc., where he led supply chain optimization for customer delivery across Amazon’s global operations. Bozeman was instrumental in building out and scaling the middle mile global transportation business which included both ground and air as well as over the road and under the roof business operations. In addition, Bozeman built and launched global transportation businesses covering digital freight shipping, air transport, and small parcel pickup and delivery businesses.

Before Amazon, Bozeman served as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Systems of Caterpillar, Inc. where he led the global manufacturing for all of Caterpillar’s mining products.

“It is an honour to be joining C.H. Robinson and to lead the next chapter of such an exceptional company,” said Bozeman. “I look forward to working alongside a strong management team and with talented employees to deliver for our customers and accelerate the next phase of sustained growth and success. I am confident that with C.H. Robinson’s superior global services, people and capabilities, we will build on a strong existing foundation and execute on significant growth opportunities to create lasting value for Robinson shareholders, employees and the communities and customers we serve.” 

Source: C.H. Robinson