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Diebold Appoints Leaders For International Finance And Security Operations

29 January 2015

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced two key leadership appointments. Nisheet Gupta has been appointed vice president, international finance, while James Kastle has been appointed vice president and chief security officer.

Gupta will be responsible for finance operations in the company's international regions, as well as supporting Diebold's corporate strategy and development team. Kastle will lead the company's efforts to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of its data by overseeing physical security operations and principal information technology security functions.

For three years, Gupta has been vice president, finance, for Diebold's Europe, Middle East and Africa division, based in London. Prior to joining Diebold, he worked in multiple countries gaining international experience in finance with global firms such as FirstData, Novartis, FedEx and Ernst & Young. He is a chartered accountant and holds an executive master of business administration degree from Columbia University and London Business Schools. He will report to Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Kastle is a highly-experienced information security executive, having held positions within the military and the commercial sector. He received his initial training in the U.S. Navy, serving more than 12 years as an intelligence officer. Today, Kastle is a commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve. His two most recent positions prior to joining Diebold include serving as vice president, information security, at Cardinal Health as well as chief information security officer at Delphi Automotive.  Kastle will report to David Ramsey, vice president and chief information officer.

"Both Nisheet and Jim will provide invaluable leadership as we continue our transformation efforts toward Diebold 2.0," Chapman said. "Nisheet will be essential in further aligning our finance operations within each region, and Jim's deep understanding of information security will be crucial in establishing and maintaining a renewed vision, strategy and program security architecture that is enterprise-wide."

About Diebold
Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a global leader in providing innovative self-service technology, security systems and related services. Diebold has approximately 16,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered near Canton, Ohio, USA. Visit Diebold at or on Twitter:

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