Cisco India President Sameer Garde has resigned
Sameer Garde, Cisco President (India & SAARC) has resigned after spending four years at the global networking solutions provider. He had taken over as the president of Cisco’s India and SAARC operations in July 2017.
However, Sameer will continue to hold office till the end of July this year, according to company statement.
“He has had a tremendous impact on our business over the past four years. We thank him for his contributions to Cisco and wish him the very best in his future endeavours,” the company added in the statement.
Cisco is scouting for Garde’s successor and is expected to make an announcement on the same in the next few weeks.
Under Garde’s leadership, Cisco which globally had revenue of USD 49.3 billion in the fiscal ended July 2020 has seen strong growth in its India business, placing it among the highest growing markets for the company.
In 2019, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins had said India is “one of the most consistent growth markets” for the company, and that it is on track to contribute 10% of its business in 5-10 years.