SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 21, 2015
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|307 North Defiance Street, Archbold, Ohio||43502|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants Telephone Number, including Area Code (419) 446-2501
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers|
Effective August 21, 2015, James C. Saneholtz retired from the Companys Board of Directors. Mr. Saneholtz has been a valued member of the Companys Board of Directors since 1995. He served as Chairman of the Bank Building Committee and was a member of the Director Loan Committee.
Prior to joining the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors, Mr. Saneholtz served on the Banks Montpelier Advisory Board.
At the present time, the Board has voted to decrease the director size to eleven (11).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto authorized.
|FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANCORP, INC.|
Dated: August 24, 2015
/s/ Paul S. Siebenmorgen
|Paul S. Siebenmorgen|
|President & Chief Executive Officer|
/s/ Barbara J. Britenriker
|Barbara J. Britenriker|
|Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|