This story has been updated from a previous version to clarify the fact that White will not be compensated for the consulting services.   
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Tony White, the current chairman, president and CEO of Applera, will perform consulting services for a period of five years following the consummation of the merger between Invitrogen and Applera unit Applied Biosystems, according to a filing yesterday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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