Martin Madaus, president and chief executive officer of Roche Diagnostics, will join Millipore of Billerica, Mass., as president and chief executive officer in February, the company said this week. He replaces Francis Lunger, who will remain chairman of the board of Millipore in a transition period. Madaus, 45, who led Roche Diagnostics since 2000, will also join Millipore’s board.

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