International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Rick Parod
President & CEO
Lindsay Corporation
Towards Better Use of Existing Infrastructure
15:00 - 16:30Thursday, 22 May 2014

While at Lindsay Corporation, Rick Parod has led the global expansion of the company, including acquisitions in France, Brazil, South Africa, and a start-up in China. In addition, the company diversified, through acquisitions and new product introductions, into providing highway safety products and railroad signalling structures. The company has also grown earnings and cash flow through the implementation of lean principals throughout the company. Prior to joining the Lindsay Corporation as President and CEO in April, 2000, where he also serves on the Board of Directors, Rick Parod served as Vice President of The Toro Company. At Toro, he was responsible for the irrigation division of the company, participating in the golf, landscape and agricultural irrigation markets. Before joining Toro, he was President of James Hardie Irrigation, involved in similar products.