Lorne Deacon was promoted to president of Milwaukee-based foodservice equipment manufacturer Hatco Corp.
He previously served as executive vice president. His tenure at Hatco also includes serving as vice president of global marketing and, prior to that, director of global marketing & product development.
Deacon has been in the foodservice equipment industry for nine years and held an executive leadership role with The Middleby Corporation prior to joining Hatco.
The move is part of Hatco’s long-term succession plan. David Rolston, formerly president and CEO of Hatco, will continue as CEO until his planned retirement in 2024.