From the Wires
Diebold Reorganizes Global IT and Business Transformation Function
Petit named vice president, business transformation
By: PR Newswire
Feb. 7, 2006 03:15 PM
Jim Petit, who was promoted to vice president, business transformation, will provide leadership for the global supply chain management and "opportunity-to-customer satisfaction," or order-to-cash transformation project, which aims to shorten lead times between customer order and customer payment, improve demand planning, forecasting and simplify product offerings and configurations.
Diebold has also made several leadership appointments and operational changes within the Global IT organization including enterprise applications, Oracle program office, global information management, business intelligence and information security. "These collective changes support Diebold's renewed focus on increasing customer loyalty, improving quality and making our value chain more efficient," said John Crowther, vice president, chief information officer. "Effective re-alignment of our business transformation and global information technology groups will focus our efforts to rebuild profitability."
In addition, Petit will continue to provide leadership for overall business transformation and support for other global systems and strategy initiatives. These include global shared services strategy, technology implementation and strategic partnerships.
Petit brings a wide range of business experience to his new position, including a variety of roles in business transformation, IT, international and domestic field operations. He most recently served as director, business transformation and Oracle enterprise resource planning. Prior to that, Petit was an area general manager for Northern Europe, a regional sales manager and a national account executive for Diebold North America. He holds a bachelor's degree in communication from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio.
Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self- service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs more than 14,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered in Canton, Ohio, USA. Diebold reported revenue of $2.6 billion in 2005 and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "DBD." For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.diebold.com/.
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