Cisco announced two key executive appointments: Gary B. Moore has been named President and Chief Operating Officer, and Rob Lloyd has been named President, Development and Sales.
As President and Chief Operating Officer, Moore is accountable for Cisco's end-to-end operations, and will continue to drive alignment across all parts of the company by leading the operational discipline and prioritization required to support the company's long-term strategy. Moore has architected Cisco's transformation, and will deepen the company's focus on operational excellence while building the business capabilities and talent to enable Cisco's future growth. He is also responsible for Cisco's operations, services, IT, supply chain, marketing and communications, human resources, corporate affairs, transformation office, legal, government affairs, and corporate planning functions. Moore joined Cisco in 2001 from network consulting company Netigy, where he was CEO. Previously he had a 26-year career at Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
Loyd assumes responsibility for Cisco's development and sales efforts, as the company creates tighter connections between customer requirements and innovation, along with ensuring greater speed-to-market. Lloyd's organization will drive alignment and acceleration of Cisco's technology innovation to enable a faster response to market transitions; increased customer relevance; and growth. He previously was Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations and Senior Vice President, U.S., Canada and Japan. Lloyd joined Cisco in 1994 as General Manager of Cisco's Canadian subsidiary.