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Cisco Systems Appoints Robert Lloyd as Vice President for the Enterprise Line of Business

Oct 15, 1998

LONDON, UK -- October 15, 1998 -- Cisco Systems today announced that Robert Lloyd will be joining the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) executive team as Vice President Enterprise Line of Business, a newly created role. In his new position, Robert Lloyd's responsibilities will include the development, management and supervision of product and program requirements for the Enterprise LOB as well as the development and execution of the strategy and programs for EMEA.

Lloyd joined Cisco in 1994 as General Manager of Cisco's Canadian subsidiary. Under his direction, the Canadian business grew more than 500 percent. He managed the evolution of the Canadian organization from a geographic/regional orientation to a highly specialized line of business team.

"Robert Lloyd's leadership has been instrumental in establishing Cisco'soutstanding position in the technology industry in Canada," said JamesRichardson, President of EMEA/AN, Senior Vice President Cisco Systems, Inc. "Cisco Systems Canada has a reputation for innovative and responsive service, earning one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the world. In addition, the company has developed loyal, productive relationships with many enterprise, distribution and service provider partners. Robert's track record of success will be leveraged extensively in EMEA."

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