JBT chairman/president/CEO announces leave of absence for medical reasons medical leave of absence

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) has announced chairman, president and chief executive officer, Tom Giacomini, will take a personal leave of absence citing medical reasons unrelated to COVID-19, the company said.

JBT Board of Directors has appointed Brian Deck, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Deck will continue in his role as CFO. Alan Feldman, a member of the JBT Board, has been named Interim Non-Executive Chairman.

Feldman joined the JBT Board of Directors in 2008. He previously retired in 2012 as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Midas, Inc., an international automotive services company.

Deck has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of JBT since May 2014. Prior to joining JBT, he served as Chief Financial Officer of National Material L.P., a private diversified industrial holding company (since May 2011).

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry. JBT sells critical equipment and services to domestic and international air transportation customers through its AeroTech segment.