JBT strengthens executive team

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT), a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry, today announced plans to expand its executive team, the company said.

Effective immediately, Carlos Fernandez is promoted to the position of EVP and President – Liquid Foods.

The company also is announcing that Steve Smith will serve as EVP and President – Protein and will retire in the second quarter of 2018. Steve´s successor will be named prior to his retirement.

JBT 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 designs, produces and services sophisticated products and systems for multi-national and regional customers through its FoodTech segment. JBT also sells critical equipment and services to domestic and international air transportation customers through its AeroTech segment. JBT Corporation employs approximately 5,700 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations in more than 25 countries.