Andy W. Mattes was named president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Diebold, Incorporated in June 2013. He is responsible for driving the company's global strategies and performance in the integrated self-service, security and services business.
With more than 25-years of experience in corporate management, executive oversight, mergers and acquisitions, growth strategies, and equity management, Mattes has a strong record of driving growth and improving profitability in large, global businesses in the
information technology and telecommunications industries - primarily with Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) and Siemens AG. Mattes most recently served as senior vice president, global strategic partnerships at Violin Memory, a manufacturer of flash memory computer storage systems.
Prior to taking on a full-time advisory role in 2011, Mattes held a series of senior leadership positions at a number of high-tech companies, including HP where he oversaw the company's outsourcing and applications services business. Most recently, he served as the senior vice president and general manager Enterprise Services for the Americas. In this role, Mattes oversaw 40,000 employees and was responsible for approximately $10 billion in revenue. Mattes was instrumental to the successful integration of EDS into HP. Under his leadership, 2010 was the best sales year in the history of HP/EDS. In 2008, Mattes helped turnaround HP's outsourcing business and it was noted as the best performing year of HP's outsourcing business ever.
Mattes, a 20-year Siemens veteran, spent the majority of his career holding a variety of senior leadership positions from 1985 to 2005 at Siemens, based in Munich. These culminated into his role as chief executive officer of Siemens Communications Inc., USA, in Boca Raton, Fla. Under his leadership, Siemens won the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for the product line, IP telephony, which was core to Siemens' portfolio.
Mattes has served for more than 10 years on boards of public companies and currently sits on the advisory board of Violin Memory. Mattes also served as a member of the board of directors of Radvision, a video conferencing software design company, and as chairman of MphasiS Limited, an Indian infrastructure and business process outsourcing company.