C.H. Robinson Worldwide Names New Board Member

Mary J. Steele Guilfoile Joins Board of Directors

CHROBINSON125MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 26, 2012–C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.(Nasdaq: CHRW) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed a new director,Mary J. SteeleGuilfoile, effectiveOctober 1, 2012. Guilfoile, 58, currently is chairman ofMG Advisors, Inc., a privately owned financial services merger and acquisition advisory and consulting services firm.

“Mary is an excellent addition to our Board,” saidJohn P. Wiehoff, chairman and chief executive officer ofC.H. Robinson. “Mary’s extensive leadership experience at large corporations, financial acumen, and business development knowledge will be a significant benefit to our shareholders. She is also an experienced director and brings board governance expertise. We’re very pleased to have her as a director.”

Prior to joiningMG Advisorsin 2002, Guilfoile spent twelve years with JP Morgan Chase and its predecessor companies,Chase Manhattan CorporationandChemical Banking Corporation, as executive vice president, corporate treasurer, and chief administrative officer for its investment bank, and various merger integration, executive management and strategic planning positions.

Guilfoile currently serves on the boards of TheInterpublic Group of Companies(IPG), where she is chairman of the Audit Committee, andValley National Bancorp(VLY). Guilfoile earned her Master of Business Administration fromColumbia University Graduate School of Business, and her bachelor’s degree fromBoston College.

Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions, serving over 37,000 customers through a network of 234 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. C.H. Robinsonis one of the largest third-party logistics companies in the world, with annual total revenues of over $10 billion. For more information about our company, visit our Web site at www.chrobinson.com.

Source:C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Angie Freeman, vice president, 952-937-7847

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