Veatch takes on role at JCB as president, CEO

Leader has 28 years in industry, 15 spent at Seymour company

James T. McCoy, chairman of the board of JCB, recently announced Marvin S. Veatch had become president and CEO of the Seymour-based company.

Veatch assumed those roles following the retirement of David M. Geis on April 28, 2017, after his nearly 41 years of service to JCB.

Veatch, who is only the ninth person to serve as JCB’s president and CEO in its 117-year history, brings 28 years of banking, financial and accounting experience to this role, with 15 of those years with JCB.

He has been instrumental in the bank’s leadership as its senior vice president, chief financial officer and more recently in his role as senior vice president, chief operating officer.

Veatch is a graduate of Anderson University and lives in Seymour with his wife, Beth, and their daughter.

He serves as treasurer of Jackson County Industrial Development Corp., chairman of the board of the Greater Seymour Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of the Community Foundation of Jackson County.