First Defiance Financial Corp. announces fourth quarter 2012 results; Small to retire

Hileman to become new CEO/president

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First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a record net income of $18.7 million for the fiscal year ending on Dec. 31, 2012. William Small will retire, effective Dec. 31, 2013, as president and CEO, but will remain chairman of the holding company and the bank.