Diebold names Pavithran as development group head
Diebold Inc., a maker of ATMs and security systems, said Wednesday that Kumar Pavithran will lead its integrated services, global software development and global professional services teams.
Pavithran is Diebold's vice president of integrated services and software development. His team will oversee the delivery and operations of all software worldwide, as well as be responsible for Agilis EmPower. Agilis provides services such as mobile banking.
Diebold said it has consolidated all its development groups under one unit to be overseen by Pavithran to boost efficiency and collaboration.
Pavithran has been with Diebold since 2007 as vice president of software and services development. He also worked at Unisys Corp. and Lucent Technologies Inc.
Shares of Diebold, based in North Canton, Ohio, were up 33 cents to $31.75 in midday trading.