The Montague Company Appoints New President

by Katie Lee

Chicago and Hayward, Calif. — In late February, Filippo Berti, chairman and CEO of the Ali Group, named Joe Deckelman as president of The Montague Company, an Ali Group Company. In his new role, he is responsible for the day-to-day management of The Montague Company.

Deckelman’s extensive background in the commercial foodservice industry spans nearly three decades, working in many different areas of the industry. He held the role of vice president of sales and marketing at Champion Industries, an Ali Group Company, from 2010 to 2014. He also held various positions at Hobart and Wells Bloomfield. Deckelman joined The Montague Company in 2014 as vice president of sales and marketing and was promoted to executive vice president of sales and marketing in November 2021.

Founded in 1963, the Ali Group is an Italian corporation with headquarters in Milan, Italy, and North American operations based in Chicago. Through its subsidiaries, the company designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of commercial and institutional foodservice equipment used by major restaurant and hotel chains, independent restaurants, hospitals, schools, airports, correctional institutions and canteens. For more informatio, visit

Proudly manufactured in the USA by skilled craftsmen, Montague offers powerful, high-volume, heavy-duty cooking and refrigeration equipment for any foodservice kitchen. From custom island suites to ranges, ovens, broilers, fryers, refrigerated bases and much more, Montague has been dedicated to developing and bringing professional chefs of the world premium-quality appliances since 1857. For more information, visit



SOURCE: The Montague Company / Ali Group

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