Marc A. Stapley

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Marc A. Stapley, Director

Mr. Stapley has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2014. He is the Chairman and CEO of Helix, a population genomics company, a position he has held since 2019. Prior to Helix, Mr. Stapley was the executive vice president, strategy and corporate development at Illumina, Inc., where he was responsible for corporate strategy, corporate and business development and global infrastructure, from 2017 to January 2019. Previously, Mr. Stapley served as Illumina’s chief administrative officer, senior vice president and chief financial officer. He was also a member of Illumina’s executive management team, which is responsible for directing all aspects of the company’s strategy, planning and operations. Before joining Illumina, from 2009 to 2012, Mr. Stapley was senior vice president, finance at Pfizer Inc. and was responsible for global financial processes and systems, leading integration efforts in both the Wyeth Ltd. and King Pharmaceutical, Inc. acquisitions and providing oversight to the company’s largest technology investment program. Prior to Pfizer, he served in a variety of senior finance roles at Alcatel-Lucent, including Americas chief financial officer. He also worked as finance director and controller for several groups at Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Mr. Stapley is currently a member of the board of directors for Helix. He began his career as an Auditor at Coopers & Lybrand. He holds a B.Sc. (Honors) from The University of Reading (England) and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.