Cisco appoints new President for Asia Pacific and Japan

Cisco appoints new President for Asia Pacific and Japan

IT and networking company Cisco on Friday announced the appointment of a new President for its Asia Pacific & Japan business.

After three years at the helm of Cisco Japan, Miyuki Suzuki has been promoted to president for Asia Pacific & Japan. Charged with regional revenue growth across 18 markets, and propelling customer digital transformation and cybersecurity efforts, Suzuki will report to Chris Dedicoat, executive vice president of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations.

Suzuki assumes the leadership from Irving Tan, who last month took on the  newly created role of senior vice president of Operations and Digital, a company release said.

Joining Chairman and CEO Chuck Robbins' executive leadership team, Tan will be responsible for driving Cisco's digital transformation across the company in partnership with Sales, Engineering and other functions.

Miyuki Suzuki, President, Asia Pacific & Japan  at  Cisco  said: "Asia boasts incredible diversity, with each country presenting new, and often untapped opportunities. With growing economies and increasing technological maturity, Cisco is positioning itself at the heart of regional innovation, enabling customers to collaborate and transform by taking the time to understand the needs of each individual market. I'm looking forward to the challenges ahead and developing new bridges."

Currently based in Tokyo, Suzuki will relocate to Cisco's Asia Pacific & Japan headquarters in Singapore in the near future.