Kathleen (Kath) Weslock Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Kath Weslock is Cisco's Chief Human Resources Officer. She leads Cisco's global HR team in providing HR support and services to employees and is responsible for Cisco's overall people strategy. She is also responsible for the company's global strategy for inclusion and diversity as well as its talent design and performance management, compensation and benefits programs, employee rewards systems, and aligning business objectives.
Weslock brings an optimistic and rational business perspective to the HR function in Cisco's planned implementation of transformational changes across the company during fiscal years 2013–2015. Her responsibilities include enabling Cisco's culture and assessing employees' needs through the transformation.
Weslock has more than 20 years of HR experience. Prior to joining Cisco in 2012, she held HR leadership positions at SunGard Data Systems, Deloitte & Touche, Shearman & Sterling, Covance, Lehman Brothers, and William M. Mercer Companies. While at SunGard, she was the Chief HR Officer and Senior Vice President of Internal Communications where she pulled together disparate benefits programs, the acquisition process, and compensation plans across the company. She also created a Center of Excellence bringing together appropriate services into a shared model producing HR operational efficiencies.
Weslock holds a bachelor of science degree in Spanish and psychology from Hood College, a master's degree in labor relations from Cornell University and a juris doctorate from Pace University.