Pacific Biosciences Announces Planned Retirement of CEO, Dr. Michael Hunkapiller
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The company also announced that
The company has active searches under way for both the new CEO and CFO.
“Mike’s leadership at Pacific Biosciences has been essential to the development of the company’s revolutionary long-read sequencing technology and the Board thanks Mike for his contributions over the past 8 years as CEO of Pacific Biosciences,” said
“Over the past eight years, we have advanced our sequencing technology further than many imagined and I’m proud to say that our systems based on SMRT® technology are industry-leading and routinely used in many of the top research centers in the world. I thank all of our employees and customers who have worked so hard to make us the clear leader in long-read sequencing,” said
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