Cisco has announced the appointment of Miyuki Suzuki as the new President for its Asia Pacific & Japan business. Suzuki after three years of being at the helm of Cisco Japan, has been now promoted to the position.
Suzuki assumes the leadership from Irving Tan, who took on the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Operations and Digital last month.
Under the new position, Suzuki willl be responsible for regional revenue growth across 18 markets, and propelling customer digital transformation and cybersecurity efforts. Suzuki will then report to Chris Dedicoat,
Executive vice president of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations.
A highly qualified executive with more than 35 years’ experience, prior to Cisco, Suzuki served in numerous leadership positions for organizations throughout Asia, spanning across technology, aviation,
telecommunications and financial services.
Suzuki will relocate to Cisco’s Asia Pacific & Japan headquarters in Singapore in the near future Meanwhile, she will be leading the office currently based in Tokyo.
Citing on the incumbency, Chris Dedicoat, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations at Cisco said, “Miyuki has been instrumental in driving Cisco’s breakthrough growth in Japan in recent years by securing a broad partner network, developing exemplary company initiatives and building customer trust,”. He also added. “I’m confident Miyuki has the right experience, innovative thinking and leadership qualities to capture market opportunities across the wider region in her expanded role.”
Commenting on her appointment, 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.”