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Republic Bancorp in Kentucky taps new bank CEO

Republic Bancorp in Louisville, Ky., will have a new bank CEO next month.

The $6.2 billion-asset company said in a press release Wednesday that Logan Pichel will succeed Steve Trager as CEO of Republic Bank on Oct. 1. Pichtel, who will remain the bank’s president, has also joined the company’s board.

Trager will remain chairman and CEO of the company and chairman of the bank. Scott Trager remains the company’s president and the bank’s vice chairman.

“Logan’s leadership and influence has enhanced every aspect of the bank’s culture and operations since joining the Republic team as president 15 months ago,” Steve Trager said in the release. “I am excited for the next phase in the growth of Republic as I continue to work closely with him in his new role, and with senior management, as we enable our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve to thrive.” 

Pichel joined Republic last year from Regions Bank.

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