10 October 2015

Diebold appoints Alan Kerr EVP, software

05 August 2014  |  1682 views  |  0 Source: Diebold

Diebold, Incorporated (DBD) today 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, Kerr has built and led global software organizations throughout North America, Asia Pacific and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Kerr has held senior leadership positions with several IT software and services leaders including Kofax, where he served as executive vice president, field operations, HP Software, Peregrine Systems, Informix Software, Software AG and Data General.

At Kofax, Kerr was responsible for all revenue streams and customer facing activities. While there, he restructured the business and expanded its software growth portfolio. During his time at HP Software, Kerr was accountable for the company's software global sales strategy and go-to-market plan. An experienced change management leader, he successfully restructured the sales operations and assisted in creating the world's sixth largest software company, delivering revenue in excess of $3 billion.

"Alan's demonstrated success in running global software organizations will be of tremendous value to our company," said Andy W. Mattes, Diebold president and chief executive officer. "His extensive experience in the software industry will help drive our company's continued transformation to a services-led, software-enabled technology leader."

Kerr studied civil engineering at Strathclyde University in Scotland. 

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