McFadden succeeds Anders Frick, who retired after 20 years with FMT, ultimately as president, North America. Frick was based in Toronto.
The new FMT North American operations will be located in Palm Beach County, Florida, allowing the company to expand its foothold.
'I've had a very good professional and personal friendship with Anders Frick. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him and am honored to be appointed to this position to succeed him,' McFadden told Seatrade Cruise News.