Jim Butts CH Robinson

CH Robinson Worldwide, one of the world’s largest logistics companies, has announced that senior vice-president Jim Butts will retire on 31 December after 34 years with the group.

An employee at CH. Robinson since 1978, Butts has been senior vice-president since December 2007 and has served as a member of the executive team since April 2002.

Butts’ experience in the transportation, logistics and supply chain field has provided him with a balanced perspective of the practical and creative, in addition to the tactical and strategic aspects of addressing issues and providing solutions for customers of all sizes.

'The CH Robinson network has benefitted from Jim’s leadership and passion to preserving and developing customer relationships, account management practices, and network management skills,' said John Wiehoff, CEO and chairman at CH Robinson. 'We will miss Jim and we wish him all the best in his retirement years.'