LONDON, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced Antonio Antonuccio has been named vice president, Middle East and Africa, alliance and channel management. An experienced professional in leading complex organizations to enhance sales effectiveness and accelerate growth, Antonuccio will direct overall Diebold's strategy, business development and sales in the Middle East and Africa markets. Additionally, he will work to grow the company's footprint in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by driving innovative collaboration and go-to-market strategies with partners and distributors throughout the region.
Antonuccio has held leadership positions at several global high tech and service-oriented companies including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Bain & Company. While at HP, he served as chief operating officer of Injazat Data Systems, an HP joint venture with headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years in strategy consulting with Bain & Company, where he lastly served as associate partner within the firm's IT, telco and media practice.
"Antonio's eclectic background and track record of success in leveraging technology to address customers' business challenges will be of great value to Diebold, our partners and our customers," says Bassem Bouzid, Diebold senior vice president and managing director, EMEA. "His ability to rapidly grasp industry challenges coupled with his extensive experience in managing transformation projects will be instrumental to strengthen the company's partners and distributors network. His expertise in the Middle East and Africa regions will be crucial to improving Diebold's market position in this fast growing market."
Antonuccio received a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and a master's degree in business administration from MIT-Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Mass.
About Diebold Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a global leader in providing innovative self-service technology, security systems and related services. Diebold has approximately 16,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered near Canton, Ohio, USA. Visit Diebold at www.diebold.com or on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DieboldInc.