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Manitowoc Taps Stevenson To Helm Ovens & Advanced Cooking Division

Manitowoc Foodservice has appointed John Stevenson as v.p./general manager of Ovens &Advanced Cooking-Americas. Stevenson takes the reins from Rick Cutler, who retired in late February after 23 years with the company.

The Ovens Group comprises five brands: Cleveland, Convotherm, Lincoln, Merco and Merrychef. Stevenson most recently served as v.p.-sales and marketing at New Holland Agriculture; prior to that post he was president/CEO of American LaFrance. Stevenson will be based in Cleveland and report directly to Phil Dei Dolori, executive v.p. of Americas Cooking Solutions. Manitowoc Foodservice is headquartered in New Port Richey, Fla.