JBT increases board size with addition of new director

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) has announced the addition of operations and supply chain expertise to the board with the election of Lawrence V. Jackson to the board of directors, effective March 9, 2020, the company said.

Jackson is the former President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Procurement Division, for Walmart and served as its Chief People Officer. He brings extensive public and private company board experience, currently serving on the Board of Directors of Assurant, Inc. and as Chairman of the Board of SourceMark, LLC.

JBT Corporation is a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry with focus on proteins, liquid foods and automated system solutions. JBT sells critical equipment and services to domestic and international air transportation customers through its AeroTech segment.