Cisco Names Two Vice Presidents in Worldwide Operations
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 3, 1995 -- Cisco Systems has promoted two ofits executives, Donald LeBeau and James Richardson, to new vicepresident-level positions in the worldwide and North American operationsareas.
Donald LeBeau, 47, has been promoted to senior vice president ofWorldwide Operations, reporting to John Chambers, Cisco executive vicepresident, (who was
recently named aspresident and CEOeffective at theend of January 1995). He is responsible for worldwide field operations inNorth America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Japan and Latin America. LeBeaujoined Cisco in 1992 as vice president of U.S. sales, responsible for alldomestic direct and alternate channel sales activities. He came to Ciscofrom Wang Laboratories, where, as vice president of Western Operations, heheaded all field operations west of Chicago.
James Richardson, 37, who for the last two years has served as Cisco'svice president of Intercontinental Operations, has been promoted to vicepresident of North American Operations. Reporting to LeBeau, he isresponsible for Cisco's sales and support activities in Canada and the U.S.Richardson first joined Cisco in 1990 as general manager for Canada. In1992 he became vice president for Intercontinental Operations (Asia,Australia, Canada, Latin America); under his leadership the business grewover 400 percent. Prior to joining Cisco Richardson was at Unisys, wherehe held various management positions.
Cisco Systems,Inc.is the leading global supplier of enterprisenetworks, including routers, LAN and ATM switches, dial-up accessserversand network management software. These products, integrated by Cisco's Internetwork OperatingSystem(IOS) link geographically dispersed LANs,WANs and IBM networks. Cisco is headquartered in San Jose, California andin the U.S., is traded under the NASDAQ symbol CSCO.