F&M names chief information officer

ARCHBOLD — Farmers & Merchants State Bank has announced the addition of Shalini Singhal as Chief Information Officer. Lars Eller, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, “Shalini has a long and proven history of providing vision and leadership in the information technology field and we look forward to her bringing that experience to F&M.”

Singhal brings over 20 years of information technology and banking experience, most recently as the Chief Information Officer for The Middlefield Banking Company in the Cleveland, Ohio market.

In this newly created role, Singhal will provide leadership for our IT strategy, systems and team. “I am very excited to join the F&M team and I am eager to execute IT strategy to deliver business transformational values and user experience using both contemporary and traditional technologies,” said Singhal.

Singhal earned a Master in Business Administration in Systems and Operations form the Institute of Management Technology in Ghaziabad, India. She is passionate about technology, reads daily and participates in many industry trainings to keep her competitive edge and industry knowledge up to date. Shalini will be relocating with her family to the Toledo area.