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Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc (FMAO.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jack Johnson

63 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paul Siebenmorgen

66 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Barbara Britenriker

54 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Edward Leininger

59 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Todd Graham

65 2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer

Allen Lantz

62 2015 Executive Vice President Retail Banking

Rex Rice

57 Executive Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Director

Jo Hornish

61 2013 Director

K Brad Stamm

2016 Director

Eugene Burkholder

62 2012 Independent Director

Steven Everhart

61 2003 Independent Director

Marcia Latta

54 2009 Independent Director

Steven Planson

56 2008 Independent Director

Anthony Rupp

66 2000 Independent Director

Kevin Sauder

55 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jack Johnson

Mr. Jack C. Johnson is Independent Chairman of the Board of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Johnson has 39 years’ experience in running an independent retail clothing business. His background and experience encompasses the various aspects of running a small retail business including accounting principles and practices, purchasing, retail sales, marketing, human resource management, and taxes. He brings valuable insight regarding small retail business operations; retail marketing and sales of products and services to consumers; and consumer buying habits and trends during various economic cycles. Prior to joining the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors, Mr. Johnson served on the Bank’s Bryan Advisory Board. Mr. Johnson is Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee and is a member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee, the Compensation Committee, and the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Mr. Johnson graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration specializing in marketing. A life-time resident of Williams County, Ohio, he is a member of the Bryan Chamber of Commerce and former board member representing the retail division. In addition, he is a member and former president of the Bryan Retail Merchants Association, a graduate of the Hagger Business School, a member of the Men’s Apparel Guild of California, and a member of the Action Sports Retailing Group. Annually, Mr. Johnson attends a trade show called Surf Expo which provides educational seminars offering guidance and advice on current retailing and marketing ideas. Recent seminars addressed secrets of successful retailers; tips, trends and techniques for the new era of merchandising; and effective email strategies for retailers. Mr. Johnson is a former member of The Doneger Group, a fashion merchandising and consulting group providing apparel retailers with merchandising information and trend analysis for the apparel market segments.

Paul Siebenmorgen

Mr. Paul S. Siebenmorgen is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Siebenmorgen has over 30 years of senior management experience in community banks based in Indiana and Ohio. He is a past recipient of the American Bankers Association Presidential Citation and has experience in managing bank mergers and acquisitions. With a Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree from Indiana State University, he has graduated from numerous state and national banking schools. Mr. Siebenmorgen currently serves on the Ohio Bankers League Board of Directors as its past Chairman and also on the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council. He is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Community Depository Advisory Council. He is member of the Risk Management Association, a professional association that helps members identify and manage the impacts of credit risk, operational risk, and market risk on their businesses and customers. His extensive knowledge and long-term experience in banking provide a deep understanding of finance and financial reporting; regulatory and risk management; consumer banking; commercial and small business banking; business development; and government relations. Having a strong lending background enables Mr. Siebenmorgen to provide extensive analytical expertise in evaluating loans and loan relationships. His numerous years in corporate leadership and management result in significant insight on matters involving corporate governance; strategic planning; mergers and acquisitions; executive officer compensation and incentives; human resource management; and shareholder relations. Mr. Siebenmorgen serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Board of Directors as well as the Company’s subsidiary, The Farmers & Merchants State Bank. He is Chairman of the Director Loan Committee and a member of the Executive Committee and the Bank Building Committee.

Barbara Britenriker

Ms. Barbara J. Britenriker is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.

Edward Leininger

Mr. Edward A. Leininger is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.

Todd Graham

Mr. Todd A. Graham is Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc.

Allen Lantz

Rex Rice

Mr. Rex D. Rice serves as Executive Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.

Jo Hornish

Ms. Jo Ellen Hornish is Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Ms. Hornish is the President and CEO of several Defiance area companies. She oversees the day-to-day strategic and financial operations of Hornish Bros., Inc., Fountain City Leasing, Inc., Advantage Powder Coating, Inc., OneSource Diversified Services, Ltd., and Hornish Properties, LLC. Hornish Bros., Inc. is a trucking company purchased in 1984 which has common and contract authority in 48 states and Canada. It has been recognized as an eight-time General Motors Worldwide Supplier of the Year. Fountain City Leasing, Inc. is a privately-owned business with over 120 trucks and 600 trailers leased to Hornish Bros., Inc. and employs over 115 drivers, office, and shop employees. Advantage Powder Coating, Inc. was formed to powder coat iron castings for the automotive community, with a line capacity to process over 100,000 pounds of castings per hour. Advantage Powder Coating, Inc. has expanded its services to include impregnation, feddling, inspection, and other foundry related services. OneSource Diversified Services, Ltd. supplies rental properties and buildings for vendors providing services to automotive companies. Hornish Properties, LLC is a holding company for farmland and real estate. Due to her corporate leadership and involvement in the automotive and transportation industries, Ms. Hornish can provide guidance to the Board on corporate management and matters relating to the automotive industry and transportation industry. She currently serves on the Audit Committee.

K Brad Stamm

Dr. K. Brad Stamm has been appointed as Director of the Company, effective, November 18, 2016. Dr. Stamm resides in Ada, Michigan. Dr. Stamm is Professor of Economics and Chairman for the Division of Business at Cornerstone University.

Eugene Burkholder

Mr. Eugene N. Burkholder is Independent Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc. Mr. Burkholder owns and manages Falor Farm Center, Inc., a large, independent agricultural retail fertilizer, chemical and seed company. His involvement with Falor Farm Center, Inc. spans over 35 years. He is part owner and member of Black Swamp Equipment, LLC, Burkholder Farms, LLC, and owner of JRBC Properties, LLC. He is also a cash grain farmer. Through his business relationships, he is knowledgeable of the markets covering Fulton, Defiance, Lucas, Henry, and Wood Counties in Ohio and Lenawee County, Michigan. These are the same areas where the Company’s potential customer base is growing and expanding. His induction into the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2011 attests to the depth of his agricultural involvement. He is a current member of the Fulton County Agricultural Society and Ohio Agricultural Business Association. With his involvement in multiple companies, he also brings an understanding of the concerns and operations of small business. He is a current member of NFIB (National Federation of Independent Businesses), the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and also serves on the Pike-Delta-York School’s Financial Advisory Board. Mr. Burkholder chairs the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Mr. Burkholder is familiar with the workings of the Bank as he previously served on the Bank’s Delta Advisory Board. He graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy specializing in soil fertility. A graduate of Wauseon High School, he previously worked for Fulton County Soil & Water Conservation Society and taught Vocational Agriculture at Stryker Local Schools in Stryker, Ohio.

Steven Everhart

Mr. Steven A. Everhart is Independent Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., since 2003. Mr. Everhart is the Board of Directors’ designated financial expert providing financial expertise to the board structure. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Everhart worked for Ernst & Young, a large international accounting firm. His experience in public accounting included external bank audits and involvement with large corporate mergers and acquisitions. Currently, Mr. Everhart has a consulting business focused on business development and accounting services. He was the long-time Secretary/Treasurer and board member of a multi-state construction group that specialized in highway contracting, bridge building, steel erection, commercial and industrial construction, as well as environmental remediation. His professional duties included all financial activities and financial reporting, audit preparation, budgeting, compensation reviews, and knowledge of government regulatory requirements. He brings extensive accounting and financial expertise with a sound understanding of accounting principles and practices; experience in preparing, analyzing, and evaluating financial statements; knowledge of internal controls and procedures for financial reporting; as well as insight on audit committee functions. Mr. Everhart is Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Compensation Committee and the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, Mr. Everhart is a long-term resident of Northwest Ohio. His current memberships include the Construction Financial Management Association and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Marcia Latta

Dr. Marcia Sloan Latta is Independent Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Dr. Marcia Latta serves as Vice President for Advancement at the University of Findlay where she oversees fundraising, alumni and parent relations, community outreach, and the nationally-known Mazza Museum. Prior executive experience includes serving as Vice President for Advancement at DePauw University where she organized and launched a $250 million campaign and more than doubled funds raised, and as the Bowling Green State University Foundation Vice President and Campaign Director for BGSU’s Building Dreams Centennial Campaign which resulted in nearly $150 million raised – the largest fundraising effort in Northwest Ohio history. Dr. Latta is a frequent presenter across the nation and internationally on development and board governance issues. She began her career as a congressional aide on Capitol Hill and then did volunteer work in Costa Rica before beginning her work in advancement. In addition to higher education, Dr. Latta has worked in hospital philanthropy, marketing, and served as the founding president of the Bowling Green Community Foundation. Dr. Latta is a former president of the Northwest Ohio chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals, which named her its Outstanding Fundraising Executive. She holds a doctor of education degree in leadership and policy studies from BGSU and has completed Harvard University’s School of Education’s Management and Leadership in Education program. Through her experience and education, she provides a strong understanding and commitment to leadership, board governance, corporate management, and public policy. Dr. Latta chairs the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. She is active in many civic and professional organizations including the Toledo Zoo Board of Directors, Rotary International and the International Research & Exchange Board, among others.

Steven Planson

Mr. Steven J. Planson is Independent Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Prior to joining the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors, Mr. Planson served on the Bank’s Stryker Advisory Board. A life-time resident of Williams County, Ohio and graduate of Stryker High School, Stryker, Ohio, Mr. Planson has served as a Springfield Township Trustee in Williams County, Ohio for the past 20 years. As a Township Trustee, he also served on the Springfield Township Zoning Board. He was a member of the Stryker Farmers Exchange Board for 22 years, serving as president six of those years. A former board member of the Williams County Farm Bureau and former trustee of the Campbell Soup Tomato Growers Association, Mr. Planson is an active member of the Williams County Farm Bureau, Stryker Chamber of Commerce, Stryker Heritage Council, Stryker Rotary Club, and Friends of Stryker Library. In 2011, Mr. Planson was the recipient of the Paul Harris Award by the Rotary Foundation. The Paul Harris Award recognizes individuals who have made contributions in promoting human philanthropic projects throughout the local community and around the world.

Anthony Rupp

Mr. Anthony J. Rupp is Independent Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Rupp has served as President of a family-owned retail furniture business located in Archbold and Bryan, Ohio for over 40 years. He is responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of the business. His background and experience encompasses the various aspects of running a small business including accounting and finance; purchasing; retail sales and marketing; and human resource management. He offers a valuable perspective regarding small retail business operations; business finance; retail marketing and sales of products and services to consumers; economic trends; and consumer buying habits. Mr. Rupp is a member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee, Executive Committee and the Director Loan Committee. Prior to joining the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors, Mr. Rupp served on the Bank’s Archbold Advisory Board.

Kevin Sauder

Mr. Kevin J. Sauder is Independent Director of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Sauder has served as President/Chief Executive Officer since 1999 of Sauder Woodworking Company, a large privately-held, family-run corporation. The corporation, which is North America’s largest manufacturer of ready-to-assemble furniture, employs over 2,400 employees. Through its subsidiaries, Sauder Woodworking Company imports ready-to-assemble furniture and traditional wood furniture from Asia and domestically manufactures contract seating for the worship, education, and health care markets. His extensive experience in executive management and corporate leadership enables him to provide knowledge and expertise to the board regarding corporate management; corporate finance; product sales and marketing; and human resource management. His knowledge and expertise further enable him to assist the board on matters involving business acquisition, financial turnarounds, strategic planning, executive officer compensation and incentives; and shareholder relations. Mr. Sauder is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Director Loan Committee and Executive Committee. Mr. Sauder has a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Duke University. A long-term resident of Fulton County, Ohio, he is a member of the Archbold Rotary Club. Mr. Sauder is the Chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance industry association, Chairman of the Toledo Regional Autism Network, and a Trustee of the Promedica Health System.