People: Affymetrix Inc (AFFX.O)
11 Jul 2014
Dr. Stephen P. A. Fodor, Ph.D., is Executive Chairman of the Board of Affymetrix Inc. Dr. Fodor has served as director since 1993. He served as Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 2008 and as Chairman from 1999 to present. At various times between 1993 and 1997, Dr. Fodor served as our President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Fodor was Vice President and Director of Physical Sciences at the Affymax Research Institute from 1989 to 1993. Dr. Fodor is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cellular Research, Inc. and serves as a Trustee of the Carnegie Institution for Science and as a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Fodor also serves on a variety of scientific advisory boards. The Board of Directors selected Dr. Fodor as a director nominee because he is the founder of the Company and our former Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors values Dr. Fodor’s extensive knowledge of the Company and our industry, his scientific vision and his perspective on emerging technologies and markets.
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