Diebold, Incorporated announced the promotion of Jeffrey J. Van Cleve to vice president and general manager of Diebold Credit Corporation, Diebold’s wholly owned leasing subsidiary. He will report directly to Robert J. Warren, vice president and treasurer for Diebold. Van Cleve is responsible for leading global development of customer financing programs.
“Our strategic plan is to grow and expand financing options in order to support the sales of Diebold solutions globally,” said Gerald F. Morris, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Diebold. “Diebold Credit Corporation plays a key role by focusing on the unique leasing and financing needs of Diebold’s customers worldwide.”
Van Cleve joined the company in 1996 as manager, Diebold Credit Corporation. Prior to joining Diebold Credit Corporation, Van Cleve was senior sales representative for Dana Commercial Credit, Toledo, Ohio. He received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. A native of Toledo, Ohio, Van Cleve, currently resides in North Canton.
“Diebold Credit Corporation has a proven track record as a leading provider of customized financing solutions to Diebold’s customers,” said Warren. “Under Van Cleve’s direction, Diebold Credit Corporation is well positioned to continue its leadership in support of Diebold’s ongoing growth in global markets.”
Diebold, Incorporated is the global leader in providing integrated delivery systems and services. Founded in 1859, the company employs more than 6,000 associates in some 120 locations worldwide with headquarters in Canton, Ohio, USA. Diebold reported revenue of US$1.2 billion in 1998 and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘DBD.’ For more information, visit the company’s Web site at [www.diebold.com].