John N. Lauer
John N. Lauer was elected as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Diebold Inc. on December 12, 2005. Lauer has been a member of the company's board of directors since 1992. "Lauer currently serves Diebold as chairman of the board governance committee and as presiding independent director. He most recently served as chairman of Oglebay Norton Company, and retired from that position in April 2003. Lauer also served as president and chief operating officer of the B.F. Goodrich Company prior to joining Oglebay Norton Company." 
- "Diebold Announces Management Changes. CEO O'Dell leaves company; Swidarski named CEO, Lauer named chairman; company reaffirms guidance," PR Newswire (Yahoo! Finance), December 12, 2005.