VanNess D. Robinson has been named a director of CNB Financial Corp., Canajoharie, N.Y., and its Central National Bank.
Mr. Robinson, 61, is chairman, executive vice president, and secretary of CNB's largest common stock holder, New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co. The Edmeston, N.Y., insurer owns 9.9%.
Mr. Robinson's cousin D. Theodore Robinson, who has represented New York Central on CNB's board since 1991, will not stand for reelection. The company cited health reasons.
CNB Financial has $588 million of assets.