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Philip Awadalla, Ph.D.

Dr. Philip Awadalla's research includes work relevant to human genomics and a broad range of chronic and rare diseases, including genetic infectious diseases in the developing world. Dr. Awadalla is also the Principal Investigator and Director of the CARTaGENE Biobank of Quebec. This prospective public health survey of Quebec, in its first phase, captured biological, clinical, genealogical and genomic data from over 20,000 participants.

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Howard Hochhauser

Howard Hochhauser joined Ancestry in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer and in February 2012 added the position of Chief Operating Officer. Howard also served as interim CEO of Ancestry from October 2017 to May 2018 while the Board conducted a comprehensive search for a permanent CEO.  During his tenure, Howard has helped lead the Company’s initial 2009 public offering, its go-private transaction in 2012, seven acquisitions and all of its public equity and debt financings.

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