This article originally appeared on Lancaster Online on Feb. 10, 2015.
Gibbel Insurance Agency in Lititz has promoted Ethan J. Gibbel to president.
He succeeds his father, James C. Gibbel, who has been in the leadership of the agency for 50 years. He will remain active in the agency as vice president.
Gibbel Insurance was founded in 1890 as Hershey and Gibbel, with Ethan Gibbel’s great-grandfather as one of the founding partners.
Ethan Gibbel, of Lititz, joined the agency in 2004, most recently serving as vice president, focusing on commercial insurance and employee benefits.
A 2002 graduate of Juniata College, he is a licensed property-and-casualty and life-and-health insurance agent.