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Angie Freeman — Chief Human Resources Officer

Angie was named chief human resources officer in January 2015. Prior to that, she served as vice president of human resources from August 2012 to December 2014. Additional positions with C.H. Robinson include vice president of investor relations and public affairs from January 2009 to August 2012 and director of investor relations and director of marketing communications. She also serves as the president of the C.H. Robinson Worldwide Foundation. Prior to joining C.H. Robinson in 1998, Angie was with McDermott/O’Neill & Associates, a Boston-based public affairs firm. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Dakota, and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics. Angie also serves on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization LeadersUp.

Why Bringing Your Kids to Work, Works

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The day started off like any other day: Employees filled up their coffee mugs, emails were sent, and calls were made. Business proceeded as normal. Then, at 1:00 p.m., the kids started to arrive—bubbly and excited to be with their parents and loved ones (and away from school). Everyone gets excited on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day—parents and kids alike.
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Growing Talent and Rewarding Success in the Workplace

Success in the Workplace

It’s not every day that your employees stand up and say, “I love working here.”  So we at C.H. Robinson couldn’t have been happier when earlier this year C.H. Robinson was named a National Top Workplace by WorkplaceDynamics. The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by employee feedback gathered through an objective survey in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers. » Read More

How to Advocate for Your Interests in Washington

Washington

From the outside looking in, the policymaking process can seem confusing, impenetrable, and time-consuming. However, because of the potential for significant policy changes in freight transportation, I recommend getting involved in what’s happening in Washington. I recently spoke to customers on this topic at TMC’s Interactive Client Forum in Chicago—an educational event for their clients to discuss industry challenges, best practices, and the future direction of services and technology. » Read More