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Hatco® Corporation Promotes Deacon to EVP Role

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Hatco® Corporation announced today that Lorne Deacon has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President.

Deacon will continue to oversee Ovention® and Marketing, and take on oversight responsibility for all of the Hatco and Ovention manufacturing operations. He joined Hatco in 2018 as Director of Global Marketing & Product Development and was promoted to Vice President of Global Marketing in 2019.

Hatco President Dave Rolston said, “Lorne is a genuine team player with great knowledge and relationships throughout the industry. We expect that he’ll bring the same strength of character and leadership to his new role and continue Hatco’s success.”

Deacon joined the foodservice equipment industry in 2013 from the banking and financial sector and was most recently with The Middleby Corporation as Vice President of Sales for the Star brands. He has a degree in Business Marketing from Western Michigan University.

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