Farmers & Merchants Bancorp welcomes Lori Johnston to the Board of Directors of the Company and the Bank

– USA, OH –  Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMAO), the holding company of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, today announced the addition of Lori Johnston to the Board of Directors of both the Company and the Bank, increasing the Board from 12 to 13 members.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Lori to our Board,” said Board Chairman, Jack Johnson. “Adding top talent across all areas of the Company, including our Board of Directors, is one of our top strategic initiatives. Lori is a proven leader and will be an asset to our Board and the Company.”

Ms. Johnston will be serving on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

About Lori Johnson

Ms. Johnston is the President of ProMedica Insurance Corporation, an affiliate of ProMedica Health System. She has been employed by ProMedica Health System and affiliates in increasing levels of leadership roles since 1996. Ms. Johnston was employed by Ernst & Young, LLP in Toledo, Ohio from 1983-1996 and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Ms. Johnston is an active member of the Toledo community, serving as a Board Member for various entities including Toledo Mud Hens/Toledo Walleye, Ohio Association of Health Plans, Health Plan Alliance, Compassion Health Toledo, and St. Ursula Academy.

“Lori will bring great insights across a wide range of experiences to the Board and I look forward to her support as we further the Bank’s growth and financial performance,” said Lars Eller, CEO.

About Farmers & Merchants State Bank

The Farmers & Merchants State Bank is a local independent community bank that has been serving Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana since 1897. The Farmers & Merchants State Bank provides commercial banking, retail banking, and other financial services through its 30 offices. Our locations are in Fulton, Defiance, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Williams, and Wood counties in Northwest Ohio. In Northeast Indiana, we have offices located in Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Jay, and Steuben counties.

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