Illumina Hires Operations VP

San Diego-based Illumina has hired on a new Senior Vice President of Operations, Bill Bonnar, the firm disclosed this morning. The firm, which develops life science products and services for the genomics market, said that Bonnar joins the company from KLA-Tencor, the semiconductor equipment provider, where he was Vice President of operations for KLA-Tencor's Reticle and Photomask Inspection and Ebeam Divisions. Bonnar has also served at Pacific Press Technology and Procter and Gamble.