Andy W. Mattes
|Andy W. Mattes|
Andreas Walter Mattes|
|Residence||Atherton, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich|
Andy W. Mattes (born c. 1963) is a German businessman. He serves as the president and chief executive of Diebold, a ATM and voting machine company.
Andy W. Mattes was born as Andreas Walter Mattes circa 1963 in Nuremberg, Germany. He was an exchange student in the United States while he was in high school. He graduated with an MBA from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in 1985, where he was on a Studienstiftung scholarship.
Mattes worked his way up in managerial positions at Siemens from 1995 to 2005. He worked in China and Brazil, until he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Communications in Boca Raton, Florida. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company "became embroiled in a massive bribery scandal during his tenure".
Mattes served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Services for the Americas at Hewlett-Packard. He subsequently served as the Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships at Violin Memory. Additionally, he served as the chairman of Mphasis. He also served on the boards of directors of Radvision.
Mattes has served as the president and chief executive of Diebold since 2013. He succeeded Thomas W. Swidarski. His initial goal was to reduce costs. In 2014, he oversaw the acquisition of Cryptera, a Danish PIN pad company. A year later, in 2015, he oversaw the merger of Wincor Nixdorf, a German company, with Diebold. He described the merger as " adding $2.5 billion in revenues, 9,000 employees" and expanding their marketshare in Europe.
Mattes has a wife, Andrea, and three children. He resides in Atherton, California.
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- "Board of Directors". Diebold. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- Cho, Janet H. (June 7, 2013). "New Diebold CEO Andy W. Mattes plans to be direct and ask lots of questions as he steers the company back on track". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- Lublin, Joann S. (June 5, 2013). "Diebold Names CEO to Lead Turnaround". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- "Diebold Names Mattes President and Chief Executive Officer". Diebold. June 6, 2013. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
Mattes, his wife Andrea and their three children currently reside in Atherton, Calif., and plan to relocate to Ohio in the future.
- Cho, Janet H. (June 5, 2013). "Diebold hires Andy W. Mattes as its new president and CEO". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- Cho, Janet H. (June 7, 2013). "New Diebold CEO Andy W. Mattes is eager to restore growth to struggling technology company". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- Cho, Janet H. (June 25, 2014). "Diebold buying Cryptera, a Danish maker of PIN pads for ATMs and other self-checkout devices". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- Cho, Janet H. (November 25, 2015). "Diebold CEO Andy Mattes calls the Wincor Nixdorf merger a perfect match that secures Diebold's future". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved October 30, 2016.