Eden Prairie, MN (April 17, 2012) — C.H. Robinson Worldwide, one of the world’s largest third party logistics companies, announced today that CEO and Chairman of the Board John Wiehoff, along with multiple employees rang The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on Wednesday, April 11.
Joining Wiehoff on stage during the ceremony was a group of 11 employees who were selected from more than 650 co-worker nominations. Each employee not only has made a tremendous impact on their teams and the company, but each received multiple nominations—a testament to the respect and appreciation of their teammates. In addition, several key members of the organization also participated.
“Our people have enabled C.H. Robinson to attain consistent, long-term performance that few corporations can match. We could not have accomplished this feat without their contributions and enjoyed celebrating during the opening bell ceremony,” said Wiehoff.
C.H. Robinson has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997 and is part of the NASDAQ-100 Index which includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial securities listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market based on market capitalization. The Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology.
Information about C.H. Robinson’s opening bell ceremony, including video replay of the event, can be found at http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/marketsite-events-detail.aspx?fn=201204-open04112012.txt
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 37,000 customers through a network of more than 230 offices and over 8,300 employees around the world. The company works with 53,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of $10.3 billion in 2011.
Through the company and its Foundation, C.H. Robinson and its employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations, including JDRF, Community Health Charities, American Red Cross, Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, and Global Impact. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com/.