Horizon Bank adds Information Technology Expert to the Board of Directors



Craig M. Dwight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Bank, is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors appointed Julie Scheck Freigang to Horizon Bank’s Board of Directors on December 18, 2018, effective January 15, 2019.

Julie Scheck Freigangis the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she oversees the company’s information technology across 110 locations in 21 countries.  Before working for Franklin Electric, she held the position of Vice President – IT Vehicle Group at Eaton Corporation in Galesburg, Michigan.  Ms. Freigang earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and graduated with honors from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.  Within the Fort Wayne area, she is active in encouraging girls to consider technical fields and has been a keynote speaker at TechFest.

About Horizon Bank

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Northern and Central Indiana and Southwest and Central Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary Horizon Bank. Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp may be reached online at www.horizonbank.com. Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.



Contact:  Craig M. Dwight, Chairman & CEO
Phone:  (219) 873-2725
Fax:  (219) 874-9280