Diebold International Ltd., has appointed Richard Eagland as country manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland to be based at Diebold’s European headquarters in London. In his new position, Eagland will oversee Diebold’s self-service sales and service efforts in the U.K. and Ireland. Previously, IBM marketed Diebold’s self-service products in the region.
For the past three years, Eagland has been manager, self-service solutions, U.K. and Ireland at IBM. Prior to that he spent 22 years with Philips Data Systems and Digital Equipment in a wide range of sales and marketing positions, with particular emphasis on retail banking solutions. He started his career as a program and systems analyst at Litton Business Systems before moving into sales.
“Having worked on Diebold products over a number of years, I am delighted to join the company at such an exciting time,” said Eagland. “Diebold has established a strong market position in the United States, the world’s largest ATM market, and is now well poised to take a leading share in the international market. I see it as a personal challenge to achieve market leadership in the U.K. and Ireland.”
Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is the global leader in providing integrated delivery systems and services. Founded in 1859, the company employs more than 6,000 associates in some 120 locations worldwide with headquarters in Canton, Ohio, USA. Diebold reported revenue of US$1.2 billion in 1998 and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘DBD.’ For more information, visit the company’s Web site at [www.diebold.com].