Piersall Wins ASTM Award Of Merit
Charles Piersall, Jr., president and CEO of Amadis, Inc., an engineering management firm in West Conshohocken, Pa., has been named a recipient of the American Society for Testing and Materials' (ASTM) 1995 Award of Merit. He was nominated by ASTM's Committee F-25 on Ships and Marine Technology, and was cited for his exceptional leadership and untiring efforts to promote the standardization and education activities of the committee on a national and international scale. ASTM was founded in 1898, and is one of the world's largest voluntary standards development organizations.
Mr. Piersall is a 28-year veteran of the Navy, and during his last assignment as program manager, Amphibious Warfare and Strategic Sealift, earned a Distinguished Service Medal. Since retiring from the Navy ten years ago, he has been a senior corporate officer with professional engineering and architecture firms. Mr. Piersall is also active in standards development activities with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).