FMA President Retiring

Gerald M.

Gerald M. Shankel will be retiring as president and CEO of the Fabricators & anufacturers Association (FMA), effective Oct. 1, and Edward S. Youdell has been appointed to succeed him. Shankel will serve as president emeritus until he leaves the organization at the end of the year. Youdell has been group publisher of FMA Communications, FMA’s publishing arm, since 2007, having served more than 18 years in the publishing and tradeshow industries prior to that.