LMI Aerospace corporate development, strategy president to retire in 2016

LMI Aerospace Inc. (NASDAQ: LMIA) said its President of Corporate Development & Strategy Lawrence E. “Ed” Dickinson III, plans to retire by the end of the second quarter of 2016.

Dickinson joined LMI Aerospace in 1993 as chief financial officer. In November 2013, he was named president overseeing the integration of the company´s Valent Aerostructures acquisition. He was appointed in January 2015 to his current role as a key contributor guiding the company´s business strategy and partnerships to support revenue growth plans.

LMI Aerospace Inc. is a supplier of structural solutions and engineering services to the commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace markets. Manufacturing more than 40,000 products for a variety of platforms and providing turnkey engineering capabilities to support aircraft lifecycles, LMI offers complete, integrated solutions in aerostructures, engineering and program management. Based in St. Louis, LMI has 22 operations located across the United States and in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka.