Chief Executive OfficerAndy Mattes currently serves as the chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. In this role, he is responsible for driving the organization’s global strategies and performance to enable secure, software-defined connected commerce and related services across the financial and retail industries.
With more than 30-years of experience in corporate management, mergers and acquisitions, growth strategies and equity management, Mattes has a strong record of driving growth and improving profitability in large, global businesses.
Most recently, Mattes served as the president and chief executive officer for Diebold, Incorporated, beginning in June 2013. During this time, Mattes led a multi-year restructuring program that set a solid foundation for growth. By leveraging restructuring synergies, Diebold was able to strengthen its ATM security and software portfolios by acquiring Cryptera A/S in 2014, and Phoenix Interactive Design in 2015. The following year, Diebold divested its North America electronic security business to further accelerate the company’s growth. In 2016, Mattes spearheaded the acquisition of Wincor Nixdorf—positioning the combined organizations to be the world’s largest self-service company for financial and retail markets. Diebold became one of the first U.S. companies to successfully acquire a publicly-traded German company with stock and cash consideration.
Prior to that, Mattes held a series of senior leadership positions at a number of high-tech companies, including HP where he oversaw the company’s outsourcing and applications services business. During his time at HP, Mattes most recently served as the senior vice president and general manager, Enterprise Services for the Americas. In this role, Mattes oversaw 40,000 employees and was responsible for approximately $10 billion in revenue. Mattes was instrumental to the successful integration of EDS into HP.
Mattes spent 20 years at Siemens, based in Munich, holding a variety of senior leadership positions between 1985 and 2005. These culminated into his role as chief executive officer of Siemens Communications Inc., USA, in Boca Raton, Fla.
Born in Nuremberg, Germany, Mattes received a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes to study business management science at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich. He graduated from the university with a Diplom Kaufmann. Mattes, his wife Andrea and their three children currently reside in the greater Cleveland area, Ohio.