SAN JOSE, Calif. — Rebecca Jacoby, an executive with Cisco Systems for 11 years, is the networking giant’s new chief information officer.

Jacoby was named to the position on Tuesday. Her previous position as vice president for customer service and operational systems. She also held at one time the vice president for manufacturing position.

Before joining Cisco, Jacoby worked at Ungermann Bass, Xidex and Amdahl Corporation.