The president of the second-largest banking company in Evansville, Ind., stepped down after 37 years with it.National City Bancshares Inc. said Monday afternoon that Evansville native Robert A. Keil, 57, had retired from the $2.2 billion-asset company, effective last Friday. He agreed to continue with National City as a consultant on special projects and to serve out his board of directors term, which expires in May.

"Bob has been a valuable part of National City's management for a long time, and his leadership will be missed," said Michael T. Vea, the company's chairman and chief executive officer. "We value his contributions and wish him the very best in his retirement."

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