SVP, Corporate Finance
Girish Parekh is Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance which includes Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance, Portfolio Management, and Operations Finance. In this role, Girish partners across the business to ensure investments are aligned with the priorities of Cisco, maximize long-term shareholder value, maintain a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, and uphold Cisco’s the high level of integrity and transparency.
Girish joined Cisco as Vice President of EMEAR Sales and Services 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.