Board of Director: James P. Lemke
James P. Lemke
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. — President, Robinson Fresh
As president of Robinson Fresh, Lemke has global oversight of the company’s fresh produce and temperature controlled supply chain activities. Lemke has been with C.H. Robinson since 1989, holding various management positions in corporation and product sourcing before being named president in 2015. He is the current chairman of the United Fresh Start Foundation, and a member of the Fresh Executive Committee for the Food Marketing Institute.
Lemke is a passionate advocate for increasing children’s access to fruits and vegetables and recently announced Robinson Fresh’s campaign, Kids Speak Fresh. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Minnesota.