- Cisco appoints Sarah Rae Murphy to its board of
directors effective August 24,
- Murphy's broad executive leadership experience in finance,
operations, innovation, and transformation will bring additional
valuable perspective to Cisco's board
- Cisco Board size increases to 12
JOSE, Calif., Aug. 24,
2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco announced the appointment
of Sarah Rae Murphy to its board of
directors effective today.
"Sarah is a highly accomplished leader, and we are excited to
welcome her to the Cisco Board," said Chuck
Robbins, Chair and CEO, Cisco. "She's played a pivotal role
leading a large enterprise organization through a transformation
aimed at enhancing customer experience—a track record that will
help shape Cisco's strategy for supporting our customers as they
leverage our technology to drive their businesses forward."
Murphy served in several executive roles during her 16 years at
United Airlines, most recently as chief procurement officer and
senior vice president of Global Sourcing. Throughout her time at
United, Murphy served in leadership roles ranging from financial to
operational and customer-facing in nature, including as senior vice
president for United Express, vice president of Global Operations
Strategy, Planning and Design and vice president of Financial
Planning and Analysis. Prior to joining United in 2006, Murphy
served as an analyst at Merrill Lynch in its investment banking
Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research -
Engineering Management Systems from Columbia
University's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
In addition to Murphy, Cisco board members include: M.
Michele Burns, Wesley G. Bush, Michael
D. Capellas, Mark Garrett,
John D. Harris II, Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, Roderick C. McGeary, Chuck Robbins, Brenton
L. Saunders, Dr. Lisa Su, and
Marianna Tessel. For more
information about Cisco's board of directors visit here.
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