C.H. Robinson names Mike Zechmeister as CFO
C.H. Robinson has announced that Mike Zechmeister will join the company as CFO, effective 3 September 2019. Zechmeister will report to CEO Bob Biesterfeld. “Zechmeister is a seasoned and strategic public company CFO. He brings tremendous finance acumen and experience strengthening financial planning and analysis capabilities and driving growth through effective business partnerships,” said Biesterfeld.
Zechmeister brings nearly three decades of finance experience to the role. He most recently served as CFO of United Natural Foods (UNFI), where he led organisation and capability enhancements across the finance function. During his tenure at UNFI, the company experienced significant growth both organically and via acquisitions.
Prior to joining UNFI, Zechmeister spent 25 years at General Mills, where he held a variety of finance leadership roles including vice president of finance for the Pillsbury division, vice president of finance for U.S. retail sales and treasurer. (mw)