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Lynden International Names New President and International Vice President

December 16, 2008

SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Lynden International announced today the
promotions of 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.

“I’m looking forward to the opportunities and challenges of continuing to
build service success for our customers,” Richardson says. “Former president

Dennis Patrick, who guided the company so well for 25 years, built a strong
foundation for future growth.”

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.

“The creation of a new international division at Lynden signals our
strategic intent to continue to focus on providing our clients with global
solutions to their overall supply chain needs,” Tofts says.

Lynden International is part of the Lynden family of companies. Together,
our combined asset and non-asset based 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.

     Contact: Derek Johnson
     RFP Manager
     Lynden Air Freight, Inc. - http://www.laf.lynden.com
     (206) 777-7333, Email: derekj@lynden.com

SOURCE Lynden International


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