Sunil Garg Appointed to MB Financial, Inc. Board of Directors

CHICAGO, Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI), has appointed Sunil (Sonny) Garg to the Board; it was announced here today by Mitchell Feiger, President and Chief Executive Officer of MB Financial, Inc. Garg is the Energy Solutions Leader at Uptake, LLC, an advanced analytics company building solutions for the next generation of the Industrial Internet and Internet of Things.

Prior to Uptake, Mr. Garg spent 13 years at Exelon Corporation, most recently as Chief Information and Innovation Officer and a member of the Executive Committee. He led the development and execution of an innovative strategy for Exelon’s IT department designed to rapidly adapt to emerging consumer technologies, to the proliferation of smart devices, to big data, and to increased physical and cyber threats facing critical infrastructures.

Sonny is a Henry Crown Leadership Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leaders Network. He currently serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Sonny earned a M.B.A. and a B.A. at the University of Chicago, and a M.P.P. from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank, N.A. which has approximately $19 billion in assets and a more than one hundred year history of building deep and lasting relationships with middle-market companies and individuals. MB offers a full range of powerful financial solutions and the expertise and experience of bankers who are focused on their clients’ success. Learn more about MB Financial, Inc. at

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