Diebold Germany appoints Jörg Engelhardt MD
31 July 2006 | 1308 views | 0
Diebold Germany has appointed banking industry expert Jörg Engelhardt as the Managing Director of Diebold Germany GmbH, the German subsidiary of Diebold Incorporated, a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services.
Jörg Engelhardt succeeds Wilfried Schenk who retired from the company on July 1, 2006 at his own request.
As of July 1, Jörg Engelhardt, who came to Diebold as Sales Director from DeLaRue at the beginning of the year, will be steering the business at Diebold Germany GmbH. Jörg Engelhardt has extensive experience and a sound knowledge of the banking world and it will be his job to help the company build on its existing success and move forward in the year ahead.
After completing his training as a bank employee, Jörg Engelhardt studied Business Management at the University of Cologne. Since starting his career in 1988, he has held a variety of positions in the fields of Marketing and IT before becoming Marketing and Sales Administration Manager at Ascom EBS Elektronische Banksysteme GmbH in 1996. For the past five years Jörg Engelhardt was employed by De La Rue Cash Systems GmbH, most recently as Sales Director for Germany and a member of the company’s senior management.
Jörg Engelhardt said, "The German banking market is one of the most highly-developed and challenging in Europe. I am extremely pleased to be working for a global player with a strong international reputation that has succeeded in enhancing its market position despite enormous competitive pressure."
Robert Böhm, Area Manager at Diebold, said, "I am delighted that we have succeeded in engaging such a highly-experienced professional for our German business segment. Jörg has all it takes to deal with the challenges that arise in our sector and to continue to increase growth in a market that is one of the most important for Diebold in Europe."