INDEPENDENT BANK CORPORATION (NASDAQ:IBCP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

INDEPENDENT BANK CORPORATION (NASDAQ:IBCP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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Item 5.02


Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of
Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory
Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective June 28, 2017, the Board of Directors of Independent
Bank Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Michael J. Cok to
the Board of Directors of the Company and its wholly-owned
subsidiary, Independent Bank. Since March 2013, Mr. Cok has
served as Chief Operating Officer Farmers Specialty, a division
of Farmers Group, Inc., which operates as a manager of the
insurance operations of the Farmers Insurance Group of Exchanges
(Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck
Insurance Exchange). Mike also serves as Vice President of
Foremost Insurance Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan and its
subsidiaries, which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the
Exchanges. Farmers Group, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
the Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. family of insurance companies.
Farmers Specialty provides a variety of specialty, personal lines
insurance products throughout the United States. Mr. Cok is a
certified public accountant and is active in a variety of
charitable and civic organizations.

In connection with the appointment of Mr. Cok to the Board of
Directors, the Board increased the size of the Board from ten
members to eleven members. Mr. Cok was appointed to the Audit
Committee of the Board of Directors and will serve in the class
of directors whose terms expire in 2019.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

99.1
Press release announcing the appointment of Michael J.
Cok to the Board of Directors of Independent Bank
Corporation and Independent Bank, issued by the Company
on June 30, 2017.



INDEPENDENT BANK CORP /MI/ Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 ex99_1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit 99.1 NEWS RELEASE Independent Bank Corporation 4200 East Beltline Grand Rapids,…
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About INDEPENDENT BANK CORPORATION (NASDAQ:IBCP)

Independent Bank Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company owns all of the outstanding stock of Independent Bank (the Bank). The Bank is engaged in providing commercial banking. The Bank offers a range of banking services to individuals and businesses, including checking and savings accounts, commercial lending, direct and indirect consumer financing, mortgage lending and safe deposit box services. The Company’s principal markets are the rural and suburban communities across Lower Michigan, which are served by the Bank’s main office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a total of approximately 60 branches, over one drive-in facility and approximately eight loan production offices. The Bank’s branches provide lobby and drive-in services, as well as automatic teller machines (ATMs). In addition to general banking services, its Bank also offers title insurance services and investment services.

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