German American Bancorp, Inc. announced the appointment of Lee A. Mitchell and Jason M. Kelly to its Board of Directors. Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Kelly have also been appointed to the Asset Liability Finance Committee of the Board of Directors, and to the board of directors of the company’s bank subsidiary, German American Bank.
Mr. Mitchell, the former chairman of the board of First Security Bank, Inc. of Owensboro, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of L Mitchell Farms and president and CEO of Amino Health, Inc. He is a lifelong resident of Daviess County, Kentucky
Mr. Kelly, president
“The Board of Directors of German American is extremely pleased with the appointment to the board of two individuals of the caliber and experience of Lee and Jason,” U. Butch Klem, Lead Director and Chair of the Governance/Nominating Committee of the German American Board of Directors, commenting on the appointments stated. “We always strive to appoint independent, outside board members, like Lee and Jason, who operate successful businesses within our market area and who are exceedingly knowledgeable about and well-connected within their industry and their local community. We welcome them to the Corporate Board of Directors and are excited about their future counsel toward our Board’s ongoing effort to maximize shareholder value.”