NORTH CANTON, Ohio — Diebold Inc. announces the retirement of Bradley Stephenson, vice president of security solutions. Diebold Vice President of Security Operations Kevin Engelhardt will serve as interim vice president of security solutions.
Stephenson has served in a variety of senior management and technical positions since joining Diebold in 1973. His responsibilities included general manager of physical security, card systems, fire services, Nexus software and the original equipment manufacturer division. Stephenson led the company’s electronic security division from 1996 to 1999, developing security solutions to meet the needs of financial services, retail and higher education clients. Appointed to vice president of security solutions in 2009, Stephenson’s retirement will be effective in December.
Since joining the company in 2004, Engelhardt has been responsible for the business operations of electronic security solutions in North America for all vertical markets. He has managed and executed many project implementations, including those underway at World Trade Center (WTC) Tower 4 and the WTC Transportation Hub. Engelhardt has also managed purchasing, warehouse operations, contract administration and finance activities.
In his current role, Engelhardt will be responsible for leading Diebold’s security business, with a focus on large-scale enterprise security sales and installations. He will also continue to lead all security-related application and project engineering teams, as well as Diebold’s government, retail and event monitoring security business efforts.