Senior vice president retiring from C.H. Robinson

12/18/2012 11:33:00 AM
Kayla Banzet

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.’s senior vice president Jim Butts plans to retire Dec. 31.

ButtsButts has been an employee at Eden Prairie, Minn.-based C.H. Robinson since 1978 and has been a senior vice president since Dec. 2007, according to a news release.

His previous positions include manager at both the Chicago South and Detroit offices.

Butts also serves on the advisory board of Logistics Quarterly and on the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management’s Supply Chain and Operations Board of Advisors, according to the release.

“The C.H. Robinson network has benefitted from Jim’s leadership and passion to preserving and developing customer relationships, account management practices, and network management skills, John Wiehoff, chief executive officer and chairman at C.H. Robinson, said in the release. “We will miss Jim and we wish him all the best in his retirement years.”



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Bill Reap    
chicago  |  January, 29, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Congrats Jim! Hope you get to play a lot of golf. Thanks your the leadership.

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