Diebold Re-Elects Board; Declares Cash Dividend

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Diebold, Incorporated

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders of Diebold,
 Incorporated (NYSE:   DBD), today re-elected the Board of Directors at the
 company's annual meeting.  In addition, the board declared the second-quarter
 cash dividend and re-elected company officers.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000608/DIEBLOGO)
 
     DIRECTORS RE-ELECTED
     Re-elected to the Diebold Board of Directors were:
 
     * Louis V. Bockius III, chairman, Bocko Incorporated, North Canton, Ohio.
     * Richard L. Crandall, managing director, Arbor Partners, LLC, Ann Arbor,
       Mich.
     * Gale S. Fitzgerald, former chairman and chief executive officer,
       Computer Task Group (CTG), Inc., Buffalo, New York.
     * Donald R. Gant, senior director, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New
       York.
     * L. Lindsey Halstead, retired chairman of the board, Ford of Europe,
       Naples, Fla.
     * Phillip B. Lassiter, chairman of the board and chief executive officer,
       Ambac Financial Group, Inc., New York.
     * John N. Lauer, chairman of the board, president and chief executive
       officer, Oglebay Norton Co., Cleveland.
     * William F. Massy, president, The Jackson Hole Higher Education Group,
       Inc., Jackson Hole, Wyo.
     * Walden W. O'Dell, chairman, president and chief executive officer,
       Diebold, Incorporated, North Canton, Ohio.
     * W.R. Timken, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, The Timken
       Company, Canton.
 
     DIEBOLD DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND
     The Board of Directors today declared a 16 cents per share cash dividend
 on all common shares to be paid Friday, June 8 to shareholders of record at
 the close of business on Friday, May 18, 2001.
 
     OFFICERS NAMED
     At the board meeting following the Diebold annual meeting, the Board of
 Directors re-elected Walden W. O'Dell as chairman of the board, president and
 chief executive officer; Michael J. Hillock, president, international
 operations; Wesley B. Vance, president, North America; Gregory T. Geswein,
 senior vice president and chief financial officer; David Bucci, senior vice
 president, customer solutions group; Charles J. Bechtel, group vice president
 and chief information officer; James L.M. Chen, vice president and managing
 director, Asia-Pacific; Warren W. Dettinger, vice president, general counsel
 and assistant secretary; Reinoud G. Drenth, vice president and managing
 director, Europe, Middle East and Africa; Donald E. Eagon, Jr., vice
 president, global communications and investor relations; Jack E. Finefrock,
 vice president, retail; Charee Francis-Vogelsang, vice president and
 secretary; Bartholomew J. Frazzitta, vice president, retail and physical
 security group; Larry D. Ingram, vice president, procurement and services;
 Dennis M. Moriarty, vice president, customer satisfaction; Anthony J.
 Rusciano, vice president, national accounts; Charles B. Scheurer, vice
 president, human resources; Thomas W. Swidarski, vice president, strategic
 development; Ernesto R. Unanue, vice president and managing director, Latin
 America; and Robert J. Warren, vice president and treasurer.
     Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-
 service delivery systems and services.  Founded in 1859, Diebold employs more
 than 10,000 associates with representation in more than 80 countries worldwide
 and headquarters in Canton, Ohio, USA.  Diebold reported revenue of
 $1.7 billion in 2000 and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol 'DBD.'  For more information, visit the company's Web site at
 www.diebold.com .
 
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    NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders of Diebold,
 Incorporated (NYSE:   DBD), today re-elected the Board of Directors at the
 company's annual meeting.  In addition, the board declared the second-quarter
 cash dividend and re-elected company officers.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000608/DIEBLOGO)
 
     DIRECTORS RE-ELECTED
     Re-elected to the Diebold Board of Directors were:
 
     * Louis V. Bockius III, chairman, Bocko Incorporated, North Canton, Ohio.
     * Richard L. Crandall, managing director, Arbor Partners, LLC, Ann Arbor,
       Mich.
     * Gale S. Fitzgerald, former chairman and chief executive officer,
       Computer Task Group (CTG), Inc., Buffalo, New York.
     * Donald R. Gant, senior director, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New
       York.
     * L. Lindsey Halstead, retired chairman of the board, Ford of Europe,
       Naples, Fla.
     * Phillip B. Lassiter, chairman of the board and chief executive officer,
       Ambac Financial Group, Inc., New York.
     * John N. Lauer, chairman of the board, president and chief executive
       officer, Oglebay Norton Co., Cleveland.
     * William F. Massy, president, The Jackson Hole Higher Education Group,
       Inc., Jackson Hole, Wyo.
     * Walden W. O'Dell, chairman, president and chief executive officer,
       Diebold, Incorporated, North Canton, Ohio.
     * W.R. Timken, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, The Timken
       Company, Canton.
 
     DIEBOLD DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND
     The Board of Directors today declared a 16 cents per share cash dividend
 on all common shares to be paid Friday, June 8 to shareholders of record at
 the close of business on Friday, May 18, 2001.
 
     OFFICERS NAMED
     At the board meeting following the Diebold annual meeting, the Board of
 Directors re-elected Walden W. O'Dell as chairman of the board, president and
 chief executive officer; Michael J. Hillock, president, international
 operations; Wesley B. Vance, president, North America; Gregory T. Geswein,
 senior vice president and chief financial officer; David Bucci, senior vice
 president, customer solutions group; Charles J. Bechtel, group vice president
 and chief information officer; James L.M. Chen, vice president and managing
 director, Asia-Pacific; Warren W. Dettinger, vice president, general counsel
 and assistant secretary; Reinoud G. Drenth, vice president and managing
 director, Europe, Middle East and Africa; Donald E. Eagon, Jr., vice
 president, global communications and investor relations; Jack E. Finefrock,
 vice president, retail; Charee Francis-Vogelsang, vice president and
 secretary; Bartholomew J. Frazzitta, vice president, retail and physical
 security group; Larry D. Ingram, vice president, procurement and services;
 Dennis M. Moriarty, vice president, customer satisfaction; Anthony J.
 Rusciano, vice president, national accounts; Charles B. Scheurer, vice
 president, human resources; Thomas W. Swidarski, vice president, strategic
 development; Ernesto R. Unanue, vice president and managing director, Latin
 America; and Robert J. Warren, vice president and treasurer.
     Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-
 service delivery systems and services.  Founded in 1859, Diebold employs more
 than 10,000 associates with representation in more than 80 countries worldwide
 and headquarters in Canton, Ohio, USA.  Diebold reported revenue of
 $1.7 billion in 2000 and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol 'DBD.'  For more information, visit the company's Web site at
 www.diebold.com .
 
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