Diebold Named Best Information Technology Company in Brazil in Its Industry Segment by Exame Magazine
SAO PAULO, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Diebold, Incorporated’s (NYSE: DBD) Brazilian operation has recently been named the best information technology (IT) company in the “digital industry” segment by Brazil’s Exame Magazine in its 38th edition of “The Biggest and the Best.” Other companies considered for this recognition included: IBM, HP, Totvs, Itautec, Scopus, Positivo and CPM.
Diebold Brazil is a leading self-service technology and services provider within the financial, commercial, government, healthcare, elections and lottery markets. Joao Abud, Jr., president, Diebold Brazil, received the award at a ceremony last week from Edemir Pinto, president, BMF Bovespa, and Claudia Vassallo, editorial director, Exame Magazine.
“The entire Brazilian team views this award as a great source of pride because of its rigorous evaluation process, and only the best companies are recognized,” Abud, Jr. said. “The Brazilian team is dedicated to providing best-in-class solutions and services to its customers, and we remain committed to developing technology that helps solve our customers’ business needs.”
This is the fourth time Diebold Brazil has been recognized as the best IT company in Brazil by Exame Magazine. The company was also awarded in 1994, 1997 and 2005. According to the magazine classification, Diebold Brazil reached the best ranking among technology companies with 640 points, while the second recipient received 510 and the third recipient received 425.
“This award is a great testament to Diebold’s leadership in Brazil in areas of technology and services, and we are continually seeing our role expand in this dynamic market,” said Thomas W. Swidarski, Diebold president and chief executive officer. “We look forward to continuing to leverage our competencies in Brazil and seizing the many opportunities the Brazilian market has to offer.”
About Diebold Brazil
Diebold Brazil, headquartered in Sao Paulo, has approximately 3,200 employees and is the leading provider of solutions and services for banking automation. In addition to the financial segment, the company serves the industry, commerce, government and healthcare segments. Diebold Brazil also manufactured electronic voting machines for Brazilian elections in 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010. For more information, visit the sites www.diebold.com (US) or www.diebold.com.br.
Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs more than 16,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered in the Canton, Ohio region, USA. Diebold is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘DBD.’ For more information, visit the company’s website at www.diebold.com.
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