Manitowoc Foodservice has announced the retirement of Rick Cutler, vice president/general manager of its Ovens and Advanced Cooking-Americas unit after 23 years of service to the company. He is being succeeded by John Stevenson, who comes from New Holland Agriculture, where he was vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, he served as president and CEO of American LaFrance and has also held various operations and management roles with companies such as Freightliner, Volvo, and MACK Trucks.
In addition, Manitowoc Foodservice has named John Hedgcock vice president strategy and sourcing, with responsibility for leading the foodservice strategic planning process across its business, including manufacturing strategy and business development activities. Prior to joining Manitowoc, Hedgcock held a variety of leadership roles with CIBA Vision and Booz & Company.