C.H. Robinson Names Damon Lee as Chief Financial Officer

Lee to Succeed Retiring Mike Zechmeister
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide announced the appointment of Damon Lee as its new chief financial officer June 6.

Lee will assume the role the day after second-quarter financial results are filed. His appointment comes following a comprehensive search for a candidate with experience leading transformations, demonstrated leadership and strategic capabilities. He is currently serving as vice president and chief financial officer for GE Commercial Engines and Services.

“We are excited to have Damon join our senior leadership team,” C.H. Robinson CEO Dave Bozeman said. “Damon’s extensive experience and expertise align perfectly with the high standards and forward-thinking mindset we prioritize at Robinson. He is a highly accomplished finance leader, and his ability to create and execute a comprehensive strategy is a core strength.”

Mike Zechmeister had been serving as the chief financial officer when he announced his retirement Dec. 21. He is remaining in the position for now to facilitate the transition.

“Damon’s deep experience with lean [methodology] and continuous improvement will be a significant benefit in further reinforcing our new operating model and executing our enterprise strategy,” Bozeman said. “He also has built and led high-performing teams, fostered collaboration and developed personal connections that have enabled him to accelerate change.”

C.H. Robinson ranks No. 2 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest logistics companies in North America. — Transport Topics

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