NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Christopher Macey has been promoted to vice president, corporate controller. Macey previously held the position of vice president, corporate accounting and external reporting for the company. Leslie A. Pierce, Diebold's prior vice president and corporate controller, is retiring after a 22-year career with the company.
Macey will be responsible for Diebold's global accounting functions and internal financial control infrastructure, as well as all external financial reporting requirements.
"We are very excited to have Chris on board to take on this great responsibility, and I am very confident in his ability to lead an outstanding corporate controller organization," said Bradley C. Richardson, executive vice president, chief financial officer, Diebold. "His extensive knowledge of global accounting processes and systems, as well as his keen business awareness, will be invaluable as we continue to improve and develop a sound global financial control environment." Richardson added, "We greatly appreciate all of Leslie's contributions to Diebold, and I want to thank her for more than 20 years of dedicated service to the company. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors."
Macey joined Diebold in October 2009 and most recently served as vice president, corporate accounting and external reporting. Prior to joining Diebold, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC (PWC), where he spent 13 years in various accounting and audit-related roles. This includes two years in the national technical office of PWC, where he consulted on various technical accounting matters. Macey has a bachelor's degree in accounting from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
Pierce joined Diebold in 1990 as a senior accountant. Since 1993, she has held various leadership roles within the company's finance and accounting organizations. Pierce earned a bachelor's degree in accounting at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, and is a CPA.
About Diebold 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.