Cisco’s New CEO Is an Insider, Sales Pro

Wall Street Journal: Cisco Systems Inc. named a new boss who seems a lot like the old boss. Chuck Robbins, who will assume the CEO job from John Chambers on July 26, shares many attributes of his predecessor—an upbringing in the American South, a strong background in sales and a warm personal style to court customers and rally employees.

Jim Bethmann, head of the high-tech practice at executive recruiters Caldwell Partners International in Dallas comments on Robbins and his dedication to Cisco.

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