Diebold announced Alan Kerr has been named executive vice president, software. An experienced software and field operations leader, Kerr will build the strategy for the company’s global software organization. With more than 25 years of senior-level experience, he has held senior leadership positions with several IT software and services leaders. An experienced change management leader, he successfully restructured the sales operations and helped deliver revenue in excess of $3 billion.
Barnes & Noble announced a special savings offer for new NOOK customers shopping with a MasterCard card. Customers using their MasterCard card will save $20 on a new NOOK Color or NOOK Simple Touch until March 18 at all of Barnes & Noble’s nearly 700 stores nationwide and online at BN.com. NOOK Color also offers the most-requested tablet features, including access to top video and music services, high-quality NOOK Apps, built-in e-mail, and an enhanced Web experience.
SS&C Technologies Holdings financial software-enabled services and software appointed Punit Satsangi Managing Director of Business Development, Emea. Satsangi will bring with him more than 18 years’ experience in sales and business development and be responsible for driving the continued growth and success of the company’s presence in Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in European Management as part of the Flemings Graduate scheme.