By Kent Larsen
Mormon Chosen to Run ATM Manufacturer's Operations
NORTH CANTON, OHIO -- LDS Church member Wesley B. Vance has been promoted to
Chief Operating Officer, becoming one of the top management team at the $1.7
billion manufacturer of self-service financial equipment, including
Automated Teller Machines. Vance now reports to the company's Chairman and
CEO, Walden W. O'Dell.
"This appointment reflects our confidence that Wes' proven leadership
capabilities and broad experience in managing global operations will
continue to benefit the company," said O'Dell. "Additionally, Wes' forward
thinking and ability to turn a vision in to material success makes him a
valuable asset moving forward."
Vance, a 1982 accounting graduate of BYU, has more than 10 years of
experience running manufacturing operations at automotive systems
manufacturer Arvin Industries, where he rose to become Senior Vice President
and President of Arvin Exhaust Systems Worldwide. He joined Diebold in
October 2000 as president of Diebold North America.
A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Vance also earned an MBA from Indiana
University. He worked for the giant accounting firm Deloitte and Touche
before joining Arvin Industries.
The promotion puts Diebold on Mormon News' Mormon Stock Index, effective
October 22nd. The company's results will be reflected in the stock index
listings starting next week.
Diebold Promotes Vance to Chief Operating Officer
Diebold Press Release 22Oct01 B2