16:42 uur 02-06-2016

Illumina benoemt Paula Dowdy tot senior vicepresident en algemeen directeur van commerciële activiteiten in Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Illumina, Inc. heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat Paula Dowdy is benoemd tot senior vicepresident van zijn commerciële team in Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika. Paula was voorheen senior vicepresident voor Cloud, Software en Managed Services van Cisco.

“We zijn ezeer blij dat Paula ons commerciële team in Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika leidt”, zei Christian Henry, uitvoerend vicepresident voor commerciële activiteiten. “Paula heeft een bewezen verleden in leiderschap, inzicht en uitvoering en haar passie voor de verwezenlijking van klantsucces is van uitzonderlijke waarde voor de regio. Daarnaast ondersteunt deze benoeming onze strategie om ons bestuursteam aan te vullen met expertise van grote bedrijven.”



Illumina Appoints Paula Dowdy Senior Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Operations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa


SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced that it has appointed Paula Dowdy to lead the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) commercial team as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Paula was previously Senior Vice President for Cloud, Software, and Managed Services at Cisco.

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Paula Dowdy (Photo: Business Wire)Paula Dowdy (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are truly excited for Paula to lead our EMEA commercial operations team,” said Christian Henry, Executive Vice President for Commercial Operations. “Paula brings a proven track record of leadership, insight and execution, and her passion for delivering customer success will serve the EMEA region exceptionally well. Additionally, this hire supports our strategy to bring in expertise from large-scale companies to complement our leadership team.”

Paula joined Cisco 20 years ago and has spent the majority of her career in Europe. She has held numerous senior positions leading Cisco product and services groups for virtually all customer segments. In her most recent role, Paula led Cisco’s go-to-market team for Cloud, Software, and Managed Services where she drove the incubation of innovative new solutions.

Paula holds an MBA degree from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Paula will officially join Illumina August 1, 2016.

About Illumina

Illumina is improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our focus on innovation has established us as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical and applied markets. Our products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging segments. To learn more, visit www.illumina.com and follow @illumina.


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