SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, announces the appointment of John Kaloper as President. Kaloper succeeds David Richardson who retired Nov. 30 after 35 years with Lynden.
Kaloper began his career with Lynden International in 1984 as an account executive in the Seattle office. Over his 32 years with the company, John has served as district sales manager, regional manager, regional vice president and, most recently, Vice President of the company's America Division. His career has taken him on projects throughout Russia, Eastern Europe and Asia.
"John's three decades with the company, and his many leadership roles along the way, will serve him well as president," says Lynden Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex McKallor. "With his broad knowledge of both operations and sales, I am confident that he will continue to position Lynden International as a leader in the freight forwarding industry and ensure outstanding service to its customers."
Kaloper is a graduate of Central Washington University where he earned a degree in finance and business administration.
Lynden International is one of the Lynden family of companies whose combined capabilities include: truckload and less-than-truckload freight to Alaska, scheduled and charter barges, rail barges, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered air freighters, domestic and international shipping via air and ocean forwarding, customs brokerage, trade show shipping, remote site construction, sanitary bulk commodities hauling, and multi-modal logistics. Lynden International and Lynden Transport were both voted No. 1 in the 2015 Quest for Quality customer service awards presented by Logistics Management magazine.
SOURCE Lynden International