Alaska's cargo airline Lynden Air Cargo said it has promoted Richard Zerkel as president to succeed retiring president Judy McKenzie.
Mr Zerkel began his career with Lynden Air Cargo in 1999 as a first officer on the company's Hercules aircraft. He was promoted to captain and then director of operations in 2008.
Most recently, he was vice president of operations. Before joining Lynden Air Cargo, Mr Zerkel held management positions at various airlines in Alaska.
Lynden Air Cargo is part of the Lynden family of companies offering truckload and less-than-truckload freight to Alaska, 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.