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Diebold's V. John Stroia Named Vice Chairman Of Security Industry Association's Board Of Directors, Honored As Chairperson Of The Year

12 February 2010

NORTH CANTON, Ohio – A leader for Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) has been recognized by the Security Industry Association (SIA). The organization has named V. John Stroia, vice president, government security and monitoring solutions, as vice chairman of its board of directors. SIA has also recognized Stroia as its 2009 Chairperson of the Year for his service to the industry as one of the organization’s 2009 committee chairs.

SIA first appointed Stroia to its board in late 2007. He was chosen due to his extensive leadership in the security industry. As a board member, Stroia is charged with upholding SIA’s initiatives, including support of industry leaders in biometrics, access control and systems integration. These initiatives align with Diebold’s position as a leading security integrator.

“I’m honored to serve as vice chairman of SIA’s board of directors,” said Stroia. “I look forward to supporting its overall mission to strengthen businesses’ representation in the industry.”

Stroia received SIA’s 2009 Chairperson of the Year Award for his exemplary service to the government relations committee. As part of the committee, Stroia helped educate government
entities about applied security technologies and influenced the development of government policies that will strengthen the electronic physical security industry.

“John is a proven leader in the security industry and we welcome him as vice chairman of SIA’s board of directors,” said Richard Chace, chief executive officer and executive director, SIA. “He has been a valuable member of the government relations committee, and I’m confident in his ability to help lead SIA and further support its mission.”

During more than 18 years at Diebold, Stroia’s responsibilities have ranged from product planning and marketing management to national accounts and business development, to his current role as head of Diebold’s government security sales organization and event monitoring team. SIA is an international nonprofit trade association with more than 300 member companies representing electronic and physical security product manufacturing specifiers and service providers. The association promotes growth, advancement and professionalism within the security industry, placing emphasis on government relations, research and technology, education, training and standards.

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 Canton, Ohio, USA. Diebold is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘DBD.’ For more information, visit the company’s Web site at, or visit to learn more about Diebold’s 150-year history.



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