LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYBT), parent company of Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company, with offices in the Louisville, Indianapolis and Cincinnati metropolitan markets, today stated that Nicholas X. Simon, age 57, died unexpectedly late last week. A director of the Company since 2002, Mr. Simon was President and Chief Executive Officer of Shepherdsville-based Publishers Printing Company, a fifth-generation printing company. Publishers Printing Company is the largest employer located in Bullitt County, which is contiguous to the Bank's primary market in Jefferson County.
"It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the loss of our director and friend, Nick Simon," said David Heintzman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "He inspired and challenged us all with his energy, dedication and insight, which will endure at Stock Yards Bancorp as his lasting legacy. We extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to his family at this most difficult time."
Louisville, Kentucky-based Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc., with $2.8 billion in assets, was incorporated in 1988 as a bank holding company. It is the parent company of Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company, which was established in 1904. The Company's common shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SYBT.