Cisco Appoints Greg Brown to Board of Directors

Cisco Appoints Greg Brown to Board of Directors 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 --  Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)
today announced the appointment of Greg Brown, Chairman and CEO of
Motorola Solutions, Inc., to its board of directors effective January
31, 2013.  
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Greg to Cisco's board of
directors," said John Chambers, Cisco chairman and CEO. "Greg's
leadership and knowledge within the communications industry is nearly
unparalleled. As more people manage their lives and businesses from
mobile platforms, Cisco will benefit from Greg's deep expertise in
global business." 
Brown, 52, is chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola
Solutions, Inc. He joined Motorola in January 2003 and was elected to
the company's board of directors in 2007. He became CEO of Motorola
in January 2008 and led the spin-off of the consumer-focused Motorola
Mobility in 2011. He also served as president and chief operating
officer of Motorola beginning in March 2007. Prior to joining
Motorola, he was chairman and CEO of Micromuse Inc. from 1999 to
Brown serves as deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago,
vice chair of the US-China Business Council, and recently was named
by the Business Roundtable to lead a select CEO committee on
comprehensive immigration reform. He also is a member of The Business
Council and Technology CEO Council. Additionally, Brown is a member
of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Board, the Civic Committee of
the Commercial Club of Chicago, and World Business Chicago. He earned
a bachelor's degree in economics and an honorary doctorate in humane
letters from Rutgers University, and also serves on the university's
Board of Governors. 
With the appointment of Brown, Cisco's board now consists of 14
members, including Carol A. Bartz, former CEO, Yahoo! Inc.; Marc
Benioff, chairman and CEO,, inc.; M. Michele Burns,
former chairman and CEO, Mercer LLC; Michael D. Capellas, former CEO,
VCE Company, LLC; Larry R. Carter, former SVP, Office of the Chairman
and CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc.; John T. Chambers, chairman and CEO,
Cisco Systems, Inc.; Brian L. Halla, former chairman and CEO,
National Semiconductor Corporation; John L. Hennessy, Ph.D.,
president, Stanford University; Kristina M. Johnson, Ph.D., CEO,
Enduring Hydro, LLC; Richard M. Kovacevich, retired chairman and CEO,
Wells Fargo & Company; Roderick C. McGeary, former vice chairman,
consulting, KPMG, LLP; Arun Sarin, KBE, senior advisor, Kohlberg
Kravis Roberts & Co. and former CEO, Vodafone Group Plc; and Steven
M. West, founder and partner, Emerging Company Partners LLC. 
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