NORTH CANTON, Ohio, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Elias R. Da Silva has joined the company as vice president, Brazil, overseeing Diebold's sales and services operations throughout the country.
Da Silva's career spans more than 25 years in strategic leadership roles for various technology companies. He joins Diebold after ten years of executive leadership at NCR, serving most recently as vice president, Caribbean and Latin America, where he had profit and loss responsibility for the company's financial services business. Prior to that role, Da Silva also served as Brazil country manager. His career also includes leadership roles as executive director at CPM Braxis Capgemini and Unibanco.
Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Diebold Brazil has more than 3,000 employees and is the country's leading provider of solutions and services for banking automation. Da Silva reports to Octavio Marquez, Diebold senior vice president and managing director, Latin America.
"Elias brings proven sales and operations leadership experience, as well as industry knowledge to Diebold's market-facing activities in Brazil," said Marquez. "His track record of delivering growth and improving customer loyalty will help take our business in the country to the next level in terms of being a services-led, software enabled company."
Da Silva holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the school of industrial engineering at FEI University Center in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo. He also earned a master's degree in business administration from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
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 www.diebold.com or on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DieboldInc.
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