NORTH CANTON, Ohio, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) today announced that Tony Byerly has been named executive vice president, electronic security. In his new position, Byerly will be leading the company's electronic security business and executing its growth strategies in electronic security across all markets.
Byerly comes to Diebold from Stanley Convergent Security Solutions (CSS), a division of Stanley Black and Decker, where he most recently served as president and chief operating officer. During Byerly's leadership, Stanley CSS grew to become the second-largest electronic security provider in North America. Prior to his work at Stanley, he gained more than 20 years of security and leadership experience at a variety of private and public corporations including ADT/Tyco International, Honeywell Security Monitoring (HSM), Ameritech, SBC Global Communications, SecurityLink and Cambridge Protection Industries.
"I am confident that Tony's experience as a security industry leader will prove valuable and enable us to further strengthen, enhance and expand our security business," said Thomas W. Swidarski, Diebold president and chief executive officer. "Electronic security has an attractive growth profile and we are dedicated to making necessary investments to build our competency in North America and expand the model globally. By leveraging the strength of our innovative integrated services model and our strong brand in the banking space and recent accomplishments within the electronic security environment, we are committed and confident in building a foundation to deliver value to customers for many years ahead."
Byerly holds a bachelor's degree in social science and business from Eureka College in Eureka, Ill., where he attended as a Ronald W. Reagan Scholar. He currently serves on the Eureka College Board of Trustees and on the Delta Sigma Phi National Foundation Board of Trustees.
Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs more than 16,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered in the Canton, Ohio region, USA. Diebold is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol 'DBD.' For more information, visit the company's website at www.diebold.com or follow the company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/diebold_inc.
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