NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Byerly, executive vice president of electronic security for Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD), has been named to Security Sales & Integration ( SSI) magazine's Hall of Fame class of 2014. The honor, which was announced in SSI's March issue, recognizes security professionals for their commitment, leadership and impact on the security industry.
Throughout his career as a security industry leader, Byerly, who joined Diebold in 2012, has led teams and companies honored with top industry accolades, including SDM Dealer of the Year, SSI's Integrated Installation of the Year, SSI's Installation Company of the Year and many more. In the March issue, SSI referred to Byerly as, "Builder of brands, businesses and teams, he is one of the most accomplished executives in the modern security industry." "Having had the opportunity to work closely with Tony since he joined Diebold, I can say that his passion for and knowledge of the security industry is second to none," said George S. Mayes Jr., Diebold executive vice president and chief operating officer. "He clearly has made a lasting impact on the organizations and individuals with whom he's worked over the years, and we're thrilled to have him at Diebold where he is continuing to leave a positive imprint." Byerly's ability to grow a business and drive customer satisfaction stems from nearly 25 years of industry experience where he started as a security consultant and was promoted to leadership roles with several of the industry's top performing companies. Over the years, his commitment to the security industry, protecting and serving customers and building talented teams has earned him recognition and respect throughout the industry. Always looking forward, Byerly has led the momentum for innovation in an industry that must constantly adapt. During his time at Diebold, he has solidified the company's reputation as a true leader in the global security market.