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Affymetrix has named Gavin Wood as its new chief financial officer. He will replace outgoing CFO Tim Barabe, who is set to leave the company on June 28.

Wood has worked for Affymetrix for seven years. He will be relocating to California from the UK to take over as CFO. He most recently served as vice president of finance, international controller, where he was responsible for Europe and Asia Pacific.

Wood is a chartered accountant and prior to joining Affymetrix held positions at Unipart and Grant Thornton LLP.

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