German American announces executive promotions

Jasper-based German American Bancorp, Inc. has announced promotions to its executive and senior officer group based on the company’s recent growth and prospects for future growth, Chairman and CEO Mark A. Schroeder said.

Randall L. Braun has been promoted to executive vice president-chief retail banking and development officer. Braun, who joined German American in 2011, brings nearly 25 years of broad-based banking industry experience to his expanded role.

D. Neil Dauby has been promoted to executive vice president-chief commercial banking officer. Dauby, who holds a certified public accountant designation, joined German American in 2001.

Keith A. Leinenbach has been promoted to executive vice president and chief credit officer.

Leinenbach, who has 34 years of commercial banking experience within the company’s geographic market area, has been with German American since 2000.

Braun, Dauby, and Leinenbach, along with Schroeder, president Clay W. Ewing, and executive vice president and CFO Bradley M. Rust comprise the company’s executive management group.

German American has a banking office at 240 Jackson St. in Columbus.