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Across the board, Cisco unveils new-look executive leadership team

Across the board, Cisco unveils new-look executive leadership team

Cisco reveals new executive leadership team that incoming CEO Chuck Robbins has chosen to lead the organisation into the next phase of its growth.

Cisco has announced the new executive leadership team that incoming CEO Chuck Robbins has chosen to lead the organisation into the next phase of its growth.

According to the new man at the helm, tasked with carrying on the work of outgoing CEO John Chambers, he new team balances continuity in key positions with the elevation of the next generation of Cisco leaders from within the company, and outside of Cisco.

“The opportunity Cisco has to lead our customers into the digital age is incredible,” says Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco. “The momentum we have in our business is undeniable.

“Our strategy is working, and with the leadership team I’m announcing today, I’m extremely confident we will move even faster, innovate like never before, and pull away from the competition.

“This is a remarkable team, with a diverse set of experiences, expertise and backgrounds to accelerate our innovation and execution, simplify how we do business, drive operational rigour in all we do, and inspire our amazing employees to be the best that they can be.”

The ten leaders who will sit on Cisco’s new executive leadership team are:

Pankaj Patel, Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Patel will continue to lead Cisco’s 25,000 development engineers and the company’s US$36 billion technology portfolio.

In the past two years, he refocused engineering operations on high-growth opportunities such as cloud, mobility, data centre, security, collaboration, software and the Internet of Everything and transformed engineering to accelerate innovation and drive efficiency into Cisco’s core engineering functions.

Kelly Kramer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Promoted to Cisco CFO in early 2015, Kramer joined Cisco three years ago after spending 20 years at GE working across numerous divisions and countries around the world.


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