SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report: November 30, 2012 (Date of earliest event reported)
C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 000-23189
(State or other jurisdiction
14701 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 30, 2012, James E. Butts, Senior Vice President for C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (the Company), announced that he will retire from the Company effective December 31, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE, INC.|
|/s/ Ben G. Campbell|
Ben G. Campbell
Vice President, General Counsel and
Date: December 4, 2012