ILMN Illumina

Filed: 14 Oct 21, 9:08pm

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K

Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 13, 2021


Illumina, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(Commission File Number)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

5200 Illumina Way, San Diego, CA 92122
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

(858) 202-4500
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13a of the Exchange Act. ☐

Item 8.01Other Events.

On October 13, 2021, Illumina, Inc. (the “Company”) and Robert Ragusa mutually agreed that Mr. Ragusa will step down from his role as the Chief Operations Officer at the Company and be appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of GRAIL, LLC (“GRAIL”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, following the resignation of GRAIL’s previous chief executive officer, Hans Bishop.  Mr. Ragusa’s resignation as Chief Operations Officer of the Company and appointment as Chief Executive Officer of GRAIL are effective October 14, 2021.  Other than serving as Chief Executive Officer of GRAIL, Mr. Ragusa will have no other obligations or responsibilities at the Company.

A copy of the Company’s press release addressing the subject of this Current Report on Form 8-K is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  October 14, 2021

 By:/s/ Charles E. Dadswell 
  Name:Charles E. Dadswell 
  Title:Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary