The New York Stock Exchange Euronext (NYSE) welcomed the officials and guests of Diebold Inc. on Tuesday, September 2nd to ring the opening bell in commemoration of Diebold’s 150 year anniversary. Tom Swidarski, Diebold's president and chief executive officer, rang the opening bell. He was joined by Scott Cutler, executive vice president of NYSE Euronext and the following top performing sales and service employees of Diebold in the New York City region: Howard Besemer, regional service manager, N.Y.; Mike Bifulco, implementation coordinator, N.Y./N.J./east Pa. region; Jeremy Brecher, vice president, operations and information technology; Tom Carkhuff, team leader, New England region; Kevin Engelhardt, vice president and general manager, U.S. operations; Todd Ferraro, regional service manager, New England; Rich Kapner, global client executive; Lou Lagonia, security account manager; and Scott Stanilious, senior sales representative, N.J./N.Y.C.

A video of the opening bell is available on the homepage of or by going to  The photo is courtesy of Mel Nudelman and the New York Stock Exchange.

From its early days as a premier safe and lock company to developing early concept automated teller machines (ATMs) to protecting some of the world’s most precious treasures — Diebold has remained committed to delivering the most innovative solutions to the world throughout its 150 year history.
In conjunction with the anniversary, Diebold announced earlier this year its new brand strategy and tagline – Innovation Delivered. The tagline, Innovation Delivered, captures the company’s new vision statement, “To be recognized as the essential partner in creating and implementing ideas that optimize convenience, efficiency and security.”
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