• Cisco’s New Zealand Channel and Service Provider leader is promoted to the New Zealand Country Manager role, effective immediately
  • Garrett Heraty returns to the US after leading the New Zealand business for two years, and will take on a leadership role in Cisco’s Networking business

Today, Cisco appoints a new country manager in New Zealand – Jessica McFadden. McFadden takes over the leadership role in New Zealand after 16 years at Cisco, most recently leading Cisco’s New Zealand Channel and Service Provider Business.

McFadden is well known in the Australia & New Zealand technology community having worked across it over the last 25 years, and brings significant experience leading large scale technology transformation projects for customers and partners.

As the New Zealand country manager, McFadden’s responsibility is to support the company’s technology transformation across the breadth of its portfolio.  She will lead the team, based out of Auckland.

“I’m humbled to take on the leadership of Cisco New Zealand” said McFadden.

“New Zealand customers and partners are leaders in innovation, and often flexible in to adopt new technologies in a way that benefits all New Zealanders. I am inspired by the way that NZ has a unique ability to influence global technology direction “

“I am excited to lead the Cisco New Zealand team.  We are a close-knit group who are laser focused on strategic outcomes for customers and partners.”

McFadden also worked in Cisco Australia as part of the Service Provider business. In this role she supported key Cisco customers with their internal infrastructure requirements, and sales strategy and execution.

McFadden replaces Garrett Heraty, who is returning to the US to take up a senior leadership role in Cisco’s global go to market team for the Enterprise Networking portfolio. Heraty will join the team of Brink Sanders, Vice President of Global Networking Experience.


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Adela Amanowicz

PR Manager, Cisco Australia & New Zealand