Christian Henry has been named vice president of corporate development at Illumina, the company said last week.
In this newly created position, Henry will be responsible for all activities related to corporate and business development, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions, Illumina said.
Henry has served as Illumina's chief financial officer since 2005. Before that he held positions at Tickets.com and Affymetrix. The San Diego company said it is now searching for a new CFO.