Illumina Names New Board Member

San Diego-based Illumina announced this morning that it ha added John W. Thompson to the company's board of directors. Thompson previously was CEO of Symantec and Virtual Instruments, and also has served at IBM. He currently is Chairman of the Board of Microsoft, and also has serve on the boards of Symantec, NIPSCO (Northern Indiana Public Service Company), Fortune Brands, Seagate Technologies, and United Parcel Service (UPS).