Warren Kocmond recently joined Affymetrix as senior vice president of global operations. Kocmond oversees all global manufacturing, including arrays, reagents and instruments, as well as the global supply chain, facilities, and real estate for the company, the firm said.
Kocmond previously served as chief operating officer at Asyst Technologies, a maker of automation and isolation systems for the semiconductor industry. Kocmond has also held manufacturing, operations, and technology positions at Hewlett-Packard, Silicon Graphics, and Applied Materials.
Kocmond holds a BA in mechanical engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, and an MA in systems management from the University of Southern California.