The American Boiler Manufacturers Association has hired Scott R. Lynch as the new president and CEO.

Lynch comes to ABMA with 15 years of professional experience with Smith Bucklin, an association management company. His past experiences include serving as executive director of the U.S. Apple Export Council (USAEC) and President of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association.

Lynch will be present at the ABMA 2014 summer meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, in June. He officially takes office on June 16.