NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Murat Ekinci has been named chief information officer (CIO). In this role, Ekinci will be responsible for leading and overseeing Diebold Nixdorf's corporate information technology (IT) organization.
With more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector, Ekinci most recently served as executive vice president for managed services at Freudenberg IT, a global provider of managed IT services, where he was responsible for the organization's managed services business in Europe. Ekinci also held various management positions with T-Systems, a German global IT services and consulting company. He will be based in Paderborn, Germany and report to Dr. Juergen Wunram, chief operating officer. Ekinci holds a degree in telecommunications engineering.
"We are pleased to welcome Murat into our newly combined company," Wunram said. "His experience and successful track record as an IT leader will be valuable to our organization as we further our leadership role in connected commerce for the financial and retail industries."
About Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated is a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. Its software-defined solutions bridge the physical and digital worlds of cash and consumer transactions conveniently, securely and efficiently. As an innovation partner for nearly all of the world's top 100 financial institutions and a majority of the top 25 global retailers, Diebold Nixdorf delivers unparalleled services and technology that are essential to evolve in an 'always on' and changing consumer landscape.
Diebold Nixdorf has a presence in more than 130 countries with approximately 25,000 employees worldwide. The organization maintains corporate offices in North Canton, Ohio, USA and Paderborn, Germany. Shares are traded on the New York and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol 'DBD'. Visit www.DieboldNixdorf.com for more information.
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