Michael Castagnetto Named President of Robinson Fresh, a Division of C.H. Robinson
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Robinson Fresh, a division of logistics provider C.H. Robinson, recently announced the promotion of Michael Castagnetto to President. He will succeed Jim Lemke who retired earlier this year and will report to C.H. Robinson President and CEO Bob Biesterfeld.
“I’m proud to lead a team of people with deep industry knowledge who our customers can rely on,” said Castagnetto in a recent statement. “I look forward to continuing to evolve fresh supply chains and ensure our customers have the products, services, and information they need to drive smarter solutions.”
A press release noted has been with C.H. Robinson since 2005, during which he has held various leadership roles including General Manager of the Tropical and Dry Vegetable Categories, Director of Global Supply, and Vice President of Global Sourcing. Prior to that, he was a Sourcing Manager at Food Source, which was acquired by C.H. Robinson. Throughout his career with the company, Castagnetto has been a key player in the evolution of the company’s fresh business into one of the leading supply chain product and services companies in the fresh food industry.
“Michael has a passion for serving customers and ensuring the success of our employees. He is a strong leader with a proven track record of establishing successful teams built on trust, common goals, and communication. His many years of leadership across all aspects of the business position him well to lead Robinson Fresh into the future, and I’m pleased with his appointment to this role,” concluded Biesterfeld.
Congratulations to Michael on this new role. AndNowUKnow looks forward to hearing more news from C.H. Robinson and Robinson Fresh!