NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Octavio Marquez has been appointed senior vice president and managing director of the company's Latin America division, effective January 15. In this role, Marquez will lead the company's operations throughout the region, excluding the company's Brazil operation. Throughout his career at several high-tech companies, Marquez has delivered results in the Latin America market – demonstrating the ability to launch and sustain growth, deliver operational improvements and solidify his organization's market position in international, multi-country territories.
"Octavio's track record of success in Latin America's technology sector makes him a tremendous addition to our global leadership team," said Andy W. Mattes, Diebold president and chief executive officer. "His experience in driving transformation, customer growth and retention, increasing revenue and improving margin for a global corporation will be of great value to Diebold's turnaround efforts."
Marquez comes to Diebold from EMC, a global leader in IT management and cloud computing, where he most recently served as managing director for the company's operations in Mexico. While there, he developed turnaround strategies that exceeded revenue and profitability goals while improving customer satisfaction. Under his leadership, EMC was recognized as one of the best places to work amongst technology companies in Mexico.Marquez' career also includes regional leadership roles with IBM Mexico, NCR Mexico and HP Mexico, where he served as president of that division for three years. Marquez will report to George S. Mayes, Diebold executive vice president and chief operating officer, and will be based in Mexico City.
A native of Mexico City, Marquez earned a bachelor's degree in business and finance from the Universidad Iberoamericana, in Mexico City. In 2011, Frost & Sullivan named him CEO of the Year in Mexico for the IT and Telecommunications Industry.