Hatco Names New Director of Global Marketing

Hatco Corp., a manufacturer of warming, toasting, cooking, and cooling equipment, has hired Lorne Deacon as its new director of global marketing and product development.

Deacon’s role will be to assist Hatco with marketing research efforts for the domestic and export markets, with a focus on the “voice of the customer” as it relates to market trends and needs, the company said. He previously served as vice president of sales for the Star brands at Middleby and has experience in the banking and financial markets.

“Lorne’s extensive industry sales and marketing experience furthers Hatco’s strong commitment to industry-leading solutions, quality, and customer service,” said Mike Whiteley, Hatco’s senior vice president of Sales and Marketing. “His focus on satisfying customers’ needs with innovative and value-based solutions fits perfectly with Hatco’s long-term strategy and vision.”