Kathryn M. Hill

Director since October 2011


Kathryn M. Hill, age 62, is Chairman of the Compensation & Human Resources Committee and is a member of the Executive, Audit and Governance & Nominating Committees of the Board of Directors. Ms Hill has over 30 years of experience in business management and leading engineering and operations organizations. Ms Hill served in a number of positions at Cisco Systems, Inc. from 1997 to 2013, including, among others, Executive Advisor from 2011 to 2013, Senior Vice President, Development Strategy and Operations from 2009 to 2011, Senior Vice President, Access Networking and Services Group from 2008 to 2009 and Senior Vice President, Ethernet Systems and Wireless Technology Group from 2005 to 2008. Cisco designs, manufactures and sells Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry and provides services associated with these products. Prior to Cisco, Ms Hill had a number of engineering roles at various technology companies. Ms Hill currently serves as a director of NetApp, Inc. (2013-present) and Celanese Corporation (July 2015-present).