Cisco has named Executive Vice President Gary Moore as Chief Operating Officer.
Chief Operating Officer is a new position within Cisco. Moore previously ran Cisco Services and will continue to report to John Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco.
Effective immediately, 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.
Moore joined Cisco in 2001 from network consulting company Netigy Corporation. Before Netigy, he spent 26 years at Electronic Data Systems (EDS). While at EDS, Moore was instrumental in its creation of Hitachi Data Systems, serving as President and CEO of Hitachi Data Systems from 1989 through 1992.