Vice President Investor Relations

  • Illumina
  • US - California - San Diego
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time Biotech

Job Description

  • Illumina is seeking a Vice President to lead the company’s Investor Relations program. The VP, Investor Relations will act as Illumina’s primary spokesperson to the investment community, and be responsible for the development, execution, and evolution of a best-in-class IR program.  The successful candidate will be a seasoned Investor Relations professional, with an established reputation of credible, high-quality engagement with financials analysts and investors.  The VP, Investor Relations will report to the Chief Financial Officer, and work closely with Illumina’s executive team, including our Chief Executive Officer and Head of Communications.


    • Act as Illumina’s primary spokesperson to the to the investment community
    • Build strong relationships across Illumina to develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of Illumina’s products, strategy, operations and financial performance, and to accurately represent these to the investment community
    • Collaborate with internal teams, including corporate communications, marketing, finance, legal and corporate development, to develop factual and transparent investor messaging
    • Ensure IR messaging and positioning is consistent with internal and external communications
    • Handle day-to-day inquiries from investors and analysts, ensuring that information provided complies with applicable SEC rules and regulations
    • Lead the earnings process including the quarterly earnings release, call script, and Q&A
    • Lead the development of content for Investor Days, bus tours, conference presentations and fireside chats; ensure management is well-prepared for all investor events
    • Provide counsel to the CEO, CFO, and executive team regarding IR Best Practices
    • Provide feedback and insight to management regarding the financial community’s perception of the company and its actions; provide strategic recommendations accordingly
    • Manage and develop Investor Relations team, including Investor Relations Coordinator and Senior Manager, Investor Relations.



    • At least 15 years of corporate Investor Relations experience
    • Knowledge of the healthcare industry, preferably Life Science Tools and Diagnostics, and a demonstrated ability to ramp quickly on complex scientific subjects
    • Proactive and highly collaborative executive who is open to feedback and committed to ongoing personal development
    • Dynamic individual who deals well with change, works fast and can deliver results quickly



    • BS or BA 
    • MBA or CFA preferred




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