Illumina Names New President

Life sciences equipment manufacturer Illumina said Monday that it has named Francis deSouza as President fo the company, reporting to CEO Jay Flatley. deSouza was previously President of Products & Services at Symantec Corporation. He also has served at IMlogic, Flash Communications, and Microsoft. San Diego-based Illumina said that deSouza will be responsible for envisioning, developing and producing the company's products, including heading up company strategy, planning and operations.