Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Sam Samad joined Illumina in 2017 and holds the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the company’s finance, accounting, investor relations, internal audit, and treasury functions.
Before joining Illumina, Samad held several senior leadership positions at Cardinal Health including Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer, with leadership responsibility for Cardinal Health’s China business. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the pharmaceutical segment, and Vice President, Healthcare Supply Chain Services. He also previously held finance roles at Eli Lilly and Pepsico Inc.
Samad holds a BBA degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and an MBA from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.