C.H. Robinson Appoints Dave Bozeman Chief Executive Officer; Jodee Kozlak Comments
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - C.H. Robinson Worldwide is adding over three decades of industry experience to its ranks with the appointment of Dave Bozeman as its new Chief Executive Officer. Effective June 26, he will take over the executive role and become a member of the Board of Directors as Interim CEO Scott Anderson continues to serve as a member of the company’s board.
“It is an honor 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.”
Bozeman is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of experience at industry-leading companies and brands across supply chains, middle-mile transportation, manufacturing, and digital and customer service. According to a release, he has developed teams across many complex organizations, taking on near-term challenges and long-term strategic direction.
Most recently, Bozeman served as Vice President of the Ford Customer Service Division, and Vice President, Enthusiast Vehicles, for Ford Blue of Ford Motor Company. Prior to joining Ford, he was Vice President of Amazon Transportation Services of Amazon.com, where he led supply chain optimization for customer delivery across Amazon’s global operations.
“Following a comprehensive and thoughtful search process, we are thrilled to name Dave as CEO of C.H. Robinson. Dave is a seasoned executive who has a strong track record of reinventing complex operating models with industry-wide impact, proven expertise in global supply chain and logistics management through various economic cycles and extensive experience leading high-performing teams and cultures to drive results. Dave is the right leader to take C.H. Robinson’s vision forward with his focus on organizational opportunity and enhancing value for our customers and our shareholders by capitalizing on C.H. Robinson’s opportunities as a leading asset-light logistics provider in a rapidly evolving and increasingly complex supply chain environment,” said Jodee Kozlak, Chair of the Board of Directors. “On behalf of the entire Board, I would also like to thank Scott for his leadership over the last six months as we conducted our search for a permanent CEO. The Board and I look forward to continuing to benefit from Scott’s experience and insights as a member of our Board.”
To read more about Bozemand and this transition, click here.
Best wishes to David Bozeman as he begins his new role!