Cisco promotes new executive vice president

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced that David Goeckeler, senior vice president and general manager of Networking and Security, has been promoted to executive vice president, Networking and Security, the company said.

Goeckeler will continue to lead a global team of over 20,000 engineers responsible for networking and security technology development and market strategy. He has held leadership roles across the Security, Enterprise and Service Provider markets. He is a 17-year veteran of Cisco.

Cisco is a worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984.