Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) today announced that John Ennis has been appointed as country manager, U.K. and Ireland.
He will lead Diebold's sales and service activities and execute the company's growth strategies in that region. Ennis will also lead efforts in continuing to strengthen Diebold's position in the U.K. and Ireland, relying on the company's global expertise and extensive solutions portfolio.
Prior to joining Diebold, Ennis gained 20 years of experience in the financial self-service industry, holding several senior management positions in the banking and supplier sectors. Ennis began his career with NatWest/RBS Bank, where his most recent role was head of its self-service network. He has spent the past 10 years working in a global services and product company where he developed a thriving business within the U.K. banking sector, also leading the development of global banking accounts.
A senior banking and industry professional with extensive business development and significant IT programme experience, Ennis brings a unique combination of banking industry and supplier commercial sales experience to Diebold.
"John's banking and technical experience combined with his expertise in the U.K. and Irish markets will be highly valuable in helping us grow our position in these two important regions," said Dave Wetzel, vice president and managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Diebold. "Diebold's global expertise and capacity to quickly develop innovative and flexible solutions and services adapted to local requirements have been key in strengthening our position in the U.K. and Ireland. The launch of the Opteva® 820 ATM - the latest addition to the Flex PerformanceSM Series first showcased in London a few months ago - has highlighted Diebold's ability to understand and meet British and Irish banks' needs."