Illumina has named Sanjay Chikarmane its senior vice president and general manager of its enterprise informatics business. He takes over from Nick Naclerio who served as the founding general manager of the business unit. Naclerio will return to his role as senior vice president of corporate development for the company full time.
In his new role, Chikarmane will lead the development and commercialization of products and services for analyzing and making sense of genomic data in research and clinical contexts. He will report to Illumina President, Francis deSouza.
Chikarmane joins Illumina with more than 20 years of experience in the enterprise software market working with companies such as HP, BEA Systems and most recently, SAP.