Diebold Nixdorf announced the appointment of Julian Sparkes as chief digital officer, and Hermann Wimmer as senior vice president, global retail.
Julian Sparkes will be responsible for simplifying, streamlining and digitizing Diebold Nixdorf’s IT infrastructure to enhance both customer and employee experiences. He comes to Diebold Nixdorf from PRGX Global, a big-data analytics company.
Prior to that, Julian Sparkes worked at IBM and Accenture with multinational companies to modernize their business applications for the cloud, deploy new mobile, Internet of Things and big data applications, consolidate data centers and automate supply chain functions.
Diebold Nixdorf said Hermann Wimmer will be responsible for retail strategy and operations, including business development, customer relationship management and global sales.
Hermann Wimmer comes from ForgeRock, a digital identity and access management company, where he served as chief revenue officer. He has spent more than 20 years in leadership roles in the IT and data analytics industries, mostly at NCR and Teradata.