Mr. Desmond Johnston has more than 15 years of international business development experience in the industrial wood products industry, with a focus on the European and Middle East markets. He is currently Director of European and Middle East sales for Northwest Hardwoods, Inc., where he oversees sales efforts in more than 30 countries. In addition to Europe and the Middle East, Mr. Johnston oversees sales in Africa, India, Russia, New Zealand and Australia. Mr. Johnston began his career with Industrial Timber and Lumber (ITL) in 2000 and became part of the Northwest Hardwoods team when ITL was acquired in 2015. Since that time, he has continued to develop relationships within these markets and has generated significant growth for the company through his sales leadership and new market development. Mr. Johnston holds a BSBA and MBA in Finance from the University of Akron.

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