CHANDLER, AZ– MESA International has created the new role of president for its organization, appointing long-time MESA-supporter and advocate Michael Yost to the position. In close partnership with the International Board of Directors, this role is intended to provide operational leadership and strategic guidance to the organization and its members.

“Appointing a President was the next essential step in shaping the future outlook of our organization and in driving results for our members,” says Chairman John Southcott. “I am thrilled that Mike has agreed to take on this role and look forward to working with him to drive value for the entire MESA International community.”

Yost brings more than 20 years of industrial, marketing, and sales experience to this role.

In conjunction with this announcement, MESA International is also publicly announcing the results of its annual elections for its 2012 International Board of Directors and 2012 EMEA Board of Directors. As is MESA’s practice, voting was conducted via an electronic ballot made available online to MESA Premium Members globally. To view the results,click here .