Monday, February 21, 2011

Cisco Names Gary Moore Chief Operating Officer

Cisco announced the appointment of Gary Moore as Chief Operating Officer, a new position within Cisco, reporting to John Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco. Moore will assume responsibility for engineering, marketing, operations and services organizations. Moore will be responsible for the alignment and prioritization of company investments and ensuring operational excellence across the company.

Prior to this appointment, Moore was responsible for leading the overall strategy and execution for Cisco Services. In that role, his team of over 10,000 employees was comprised of subject matter experts and consultants who help customers' businesses work smarter. Services at Cisco have an annualized revenue run rate of more than $8 billion.

Moore joined Cisco in 2001 from the network consulting company Netigy Corporation, where as CEO he expanded the business globally through 22 months of continuous revenue growth. Before Netigy, he had a 26-year career at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), where he held a number of executive positions.

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