Mike Short has been named president of C.H. Robinson’s Global Forwarding division, effective immediately. He joined C.H. Robinson through the acquisition of Phoenix International in 2012, and is an 18-year veteran of the global forwarding industry. Prior to being named president, Short served as vice president, Global Forwarding – North America. The division has annual net revenues of over US$330 million and approximately 3,300 employees in 29 countries.
C.H. Robinson CEO John Wiehoff said: “Mike is a highly effective leader with tremendous global forwarding knowledge and a proven track record.”
Short commented: “I am very proud of the global forwarding business we have built at C.H. Robinson.
Short graduated from the University of Missouri in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business. We have a strong global network, with a great team and excellent customer relationships. Our people are talented and dedicated, and our capabilities and technology are industry-leading. We are well positioned to continue to grow and take market share.”
Stéphane Rambaud, the former president of C.H. Robinson’s Global Forwarding division and a selling shareholder of Phoenix International, assisted with the successful integration of the two companies for the last two and a half years. Rambaud is leaving C.H. Robinson as part of this leadership transition.