David Faik

Procurement Manager

Global Procurement Services

David joined Cisco as an employee in 2007 after many years freelancing. It had to be a great company to make the change from hired gun to joining an organization with a longer term commitment, and Cisco met those criteria. He had several roles in HR Staffing at Cisco, including running all recruitment for Operations in Europe. In 2012 he made a transition into Procurement where he’s in his third role and loving the change and opportunity here.

He enjoys travel, speaks English, Dutch, French and Spanish. He feels very European and enjoy our many open borders and overlapping cultures. Loves cooking. He is learning to Salsa dance!


February 9, 2016


Best vacation ever – thanks to Cisco Connected Recognition

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As I buried my toes in the sand on a beach in Thailand, I couldn’t help but say a silent “cheers” to Cisco, and my colleagues there, for making my vacation extra special. “Why?” you ask? It’s all due to Connected Recognition. It’s this great program at Cisco that allows your manager, your peers and […]