SVP and Chief Procurement Officer
Alexandra Lopez is Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of Global Procurement Services at Cisco leading the organization responsible for more than $9 billion annually in FY21 across the company’s end-to-end buying ecosystem. Her functional accountabilities include sourcing and supplier management, contracts, purchasing, travel, ethics, risk, supplier diversity, and acquisition integration. Alexandra also leads Cisco’s enterprise contract workforce strategy and the continuous digital transformation evolution across the holistic operation.
Her executive experience covers a broad spectrum of functions and verticals including operations, sales, marketing, strategic planning, finance, supply chain, transportation, logistics, and banking.
Prior to Cisco, Alexandra held executive leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies, including Kaiser Permanente and Hewlett Packard where her focus was on financial and strategic planning and serving as the procurement subject matter expert for key acquisitions.
Alexandra is passionate about talent development, building deep business partnerships and teams, and serving our communities. She shows this commitment by serving as Board Member and Past President for the YWCA, a Silicon Valley non-profit community service organization, providing programs and services to women and girls.
As a highly regarded and respected business leader, in 2020 Lopez was honored as one of B2Gs ‘100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain’, and the previous year recognized with a YWCA Silicon Valley 2019 Tribute to Women Award. Alexandra received the highly coveted Procurement Leader Award from the World Procurement Organization in 2017.