Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Cisco's Linksys Appoints New GM

Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, appointed J. Michael Pocock to the position of Linksys senior vice president and general manager. Victor Tsao and Janie Tsao, Linksys founders who have shared this SVP/GM role since 2003, will now focus their efforts on new opportunities in China for Cisco.

Pocock most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Polaroid. Prior to joining Polaroid in 2003, Pocock served in leadership roles at Xerox Corporation, Epson, Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq and General Electric. Pocock will report into Charles Giancarlo, Cisco SVP, chief development officer and Linksys president.

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