Kimball Electronics announces retirement, successor

By Herald Staff

JASPER — Kimball Electronics Inc. announced Thursday that Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Michael K. Sergesketter will retire at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2021. Sergesketter, who has been in the role since 1996, will be succeeded by Jana Croom, the company’s Vice President of Finance.

With more than 20 years of experience in various areas of finance, Croom joined Kimball Electronics in January 2021 from NiSource Inc., one of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States. Her background includes strategic enterprise planning, leading a geographically diverse workforce, building effective teams and driving continuous improvement, along with a passion to support others in the community. She is a graduate of the College of Wooster and earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Croom also completed the Emerging Leaders Program from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and was a cohort graduate of the McKinsey & Co. Black Executive Leadership Program.

As previously announced, Kimball Electronics will report the results from the third quarter of fiscal 2021 on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, after the closing of the market. The company will hold a conference call and live webcast to review the results on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 10 a.m. ET. Details of the conference call and live webcast are available on the Investor Relations page of the Kimball Electronics website.

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