Lynden International has promoted David Richardson to president and Steve Tofts to vice president, international. Richardson succeeds Dennis Patrick who retired from the company Oct. 31.
Richardson joined Lynden in 1980 as assistant controller and later served as executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has more than 30 years of industry experience, including eight years at Airborne Freight Corporation, and is general director and board member for several Russian companies affiliated with Lynden. For the past decade he has focused on the development of international projects, specifically in Moscow and the Russian Far East.
Tofts came to Lynden in 2005 from Lupprian's Global Logistics in London. He was most recently director of international services and has over 30 years of industry experience working for major global forwarders and logistics-based companies worldwide.
Lynden International is part of the Lynden family of companies whose capabilities include worldwide air and ocean forwarding, third party logistics, trade show shipping, truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, scheduled and charter barges, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered Hercules L-382 cargo aircraft, and multi-modal logistics.