Illumina has appointed Sam Samad as senior vice president and CFO, effective Jan. 6, 2017. Marc Stapley, who had been serving as CFO and chief administrative officer for Illumina, will continue to serve as CAO. Samad joins Illumina from Cardinal Health, where he most recently served as senior vice president and corporate treasurer and was responsible for Cardinal Health's China business. Prior to that role, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer for the pharmaceutical segment and vice president of the healthcare supply chain services. Previously, he held finance roles at Eli Lilly and PepsiCo.