Executive Biography

Girish Parekh

SVP, Sales Finance

Girish Parekh is Senior Vice President of Sales Finance. He partners with Cisco’s Sales and Marketing leadership globally to deliver profitable growth, manage business performance, enable new business models, and accelerate global sales processes.

In his previous role at Cisco, Girish led Corporate Finance which includes Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance, Portfolio Management, and Operations Finance. Girish joined Cisco as Vice President of EMEAR Sales and Service Finance in London. Prior to joining Cisco in 2016, he was Global CFO for MICT Diagnostic Imaging with GE Healthcare. During his 15 years with General Electric and GE Capital, he held various other Finance leadership roles including EMEA FP&A, CFO, Equipment Leasing Services, and EMEA Controller. Prior to GE, he spent 10 years at Arthur Andersen focused on acquisitions, divestitures, IPO’s and auditing.

Girish holds a Bachelor of Science honors degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester, UK and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen.