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JBT makes executive office changes

18 December 2013

John Bean Technologies Corp. (NYSE: JBT) said that Torbjorn Arvidsson, vice president and division manager of JBT FoodTech´s Food Solutions and Services Division, will retire effective July 2014.

During his 28 years with JBT Corp. and its predecessors, Arvidsson served in a variety of business development and management roles. With Arvidsson´s retirement, Steve Smith will assume an expanded role overseeing all of JBT FoodTech´s global operations as vice president and Division Manager, JBT FoodTech.

The company also announced John Lee, vice president and division manager, JBT AeroTech, has left JBT to pursue other opportunities. JBT AeroTech will report to Tom Giacomini, president and chief executive officer of JBT Corp., pending the naming of Lee´s replacement.

JBT is a leading global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries. For more information, visit or


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