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C.H. Robinson appoints President of North American Surface Transportation Division 03 January 2019

Brings impressive track record of strategic and operational accomplishments

C.H. Robinson announced that Mac Pinkerton has been named President of the North American Surface Transportation (NAST) division. He succeeds Bob Biesterfeld, who will continue in his role as Chief Operating Officer. Pinkerton will continue to report to Biesterfeld.

Mac has built an impressive track record of strategic and operational accomplishments for over two decades. The impact he has made leading the NAST service lines, along with his many years serving in network leadership roles, position him well to lead the division.

Pinkerton has been with the Company for 22 years. Prior to serving as Vice President of the NAST Service Lines, Pinkerton held a number of roles at C.H. Robinson, including Regional Vice President and General Manager in Alabama and Texas. He played an integral role in the development of the Company’s capacity centres and in creating NAST’s regional structure. Mac has also taken an active role in driving the digital enhancements across the truckload and less than truckload businesses. He began his career with the Company as a transportation representative in the Jackson, Mississippi office.

NAST aims to will build upon a legacy of success by continuing to drive strategic initiatives and accelerating its digital transformation to best serve customers and carriers.