Illumina Names Apple VP To Board

San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina has added Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Philip W. Schiller, to the company's board of directors, the company said on Thursday. Illumina said that Schiller is part of Apple's team that runs product marketing, developer relations, business marketing, education marketing, international marketing and App Store programs. He has been at Apple for over 25 years, and also served at Macromedia, FirePower Systems, Nolan, Nortan & Company, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Illumina is a developer of DNA sequencing equipment.