Lanny Deal, who's held a variety of positions at Mann's Bait Company over the past three decades, will retire on March 1, the company announced in a press release. He will continue to assist the Alabama-based company in a consulting capacity for the remainder of 2014.
Deal joined Mannís in 1984, and with the exception of 1 year, he has served the company continuously for almost 30 years in a number of roles, including in manufacturing, field sales, sales administration and marketing. He's been in his present position since 2004.
The company said Deal's replacement will be announced soon.
Mannís Bait Company, a leading fishing lure manufacturer, produces a broad range of fish catching products for both fresh and saltwater markets, consisting of spinnerbaits, crankbaits, soft plastics, lead lures and hollow body baits.