23andMe has hired Sarah Imbach to take over the role of chief operating officer and Larry Tesler to be a product fellow. Imbach formerly was VP of revenue and customer operations, and she previously was a senior VP of customer service operations and fraud at PayPal.
Tesler has been VP of user experience and design and a research fellow at Yahoo, and he formerly was VP of shopping experience at Amazon.com.
Mark Lewis has been named senior VP of development at Illumina, a role in which he will be responsible for global product development efforts. Lewis came to Illumina from Becton Dickinson Biosciences, where he was an executive involved in business development, and he recently was VP of special order research products. He also was involved in genomics technology research, gene characterization and discovery, and disease profiling at Aeomecia, and he led genotyping and DNA sequencing research at Molecular Dynamics.