API statement on death of Mark Ayers

April 10, 2012 10:04 am | Categories:

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2012 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement on the passing of Mark Ayers, president of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO:

I join the many friends and colleagues of Mark Ayers in expressing my sadness at his unfortunate and untimely passing, and extend my condolences to his family. Mark’s brothers and sisters in the labor movement have lost a man of integrity and vision, and those of us in the business community that had the great fortune of working with Mark have lost a true friend and partner.