Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Independent Director since July 2019
Mr. Samad has served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Illumina, Inc. since January 2017. Before joining Illumina, Mr. Samad held several senior leadership positions at Cardinal Health between November 2007 and January 2017, including Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer from February 2012 to January 2017, with leadership responsibility for Cardinal Health’s China business. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the pharmaceutical segment of Cardinal from 2009 to 2012, and Vice President, Healthcare Supply Chain Services. He also previously held finance roles at Eli Lilly and Pepsico Inc. Mr. Samad received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and his MBA from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.