On May 22, 1958, Jack Deats commenced his professional association with Giles & Ransome, marking May 22, 2008, as his 50th anniversary. Deats has been instrumental in the continuing growth of the Bear, Del., branch, supporting customers in Delaware and southern Pennsylvania, according to the company.
During his tenure, he has held successive positions including shop foreman, service manager and branch manager. In Deats’s present position as product support sales representative, he has achieved the esteemed Caterpillar recognition as a Master three times.
Cliff Barnes, general manager of product support, praised Deats for his service to the company.
“Jack, your loyalty to the company and commitment to excellence, while adjusting to new roles a number of times, has certainly benefited the Ransome organization and our customers. People like you have enabled Ransome CAT to grow in the construction equipment industry successfully for the past 92 years.
“Thank you for your commitment and loyalty and we wish you many more years of success,” Barnes said.