SVP, Global Manufacturing & Logistics
Mike Coubrough is responsible for leading Cisco’s global manufacturing and logistics operations – including the enablement and improvement of global manufacturing, global logistics, and global manufacturing engineering. He leads the teams responsible for the design of Cisco’s global operational manufacturing network, Cisco’s forward and reverse logistics, and the business management of Cisco’s operational partners. Mike is also a leader in supporting Cisco’s strategic efforts in key growth markets.
With more than 30 years of operations experience, Mike has a track record in leading global teams, operating large factories for both high volume products, as well as very complex low volume, high mix products. Prior to joining Cisco, he was the Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Procurement at ABB. Mike also spent 12 years with Honeywell International where he held a variety of leadership roles in manufacturing, procurement, and operations strategy in the aerospace and automotive business segments. He also served 12 years in the United States Air Force as an aircraft maintenance and munitions officer.
Mike earned his bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and has a master’s degree in Aerospace Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is also member of the Manufacturing Leadership Council.