People: Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (JAZZ.OQ)

JAZZ.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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21 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Cozadd

50 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Young

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Russell Cox

51 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Suzanne Hooper

48 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Jeffrey Tobias

59 2012 Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President - Research and Development

Karen Wilson

50 2013 Senior Vice President - Finance, Principal Accounting Officer

Seamus Mulligan

53 2012 Director

Paul Berns

47 2010 Independent Director

Patrick Enright

52 2009 Independent Director

Peter Gray

59 2013 Independent Director

Heather McSharry

52 2013 Independent Director

Kenneth O'Keefe

47 2004 Independent Director

Norbert Riedel

56 2013 Independent Director

Catherine Sohn

61 2012 Independent Director

Rick Winningham

54 2010 Independent Director

Katherine Littrell

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Cozadd

Mr. Bruce C. Cozadd is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. He was a co-founder and has served (and continues to serve) as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since April 2009. From 2003 until 2009, he served as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Executive Chairman and as a member of its board of directors. From 1991 until 2001, he held various positions with ALZA Corporation, a pharmaceutical company acquired by Johnson & Johnson, most recently as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for research and development, manufacturing and sales and marketing. Previously at ALZA Corporation he held the roles of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Corporate Planning and Analysis. He serves on the boards of Cerus Corporation, a biomedical products company, Threshold Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, and The Nueva School and Stanford Hospital and Clinics, both non-profit organizations. He received a B.S. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Matthew Young

Mr. Matthew P. Young has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc., effective March 9, 2014. Prior to joining Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Young worked in investment banking for approximately 20 years. His most recent investment banking role was as the Managing Director in Global Healthcare and Co-Head of Life Sciences at Barclays Capital. Previously, Mr. Young was head of U.S. Life Sciences at Citigroup, and, prior to that, was head of West Coast Healthcare and directed the life sciences coverage effort at Lehman Brothers. He has worked on numerous mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and other transactions during his career. Mr. Young received his B.S. in Economics and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business.

Russell Cox

Mr. Russell J. Cox is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. He served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer from March 2012 until his appointment as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, and previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from the closing of the merger transaction between Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., our predecessor, and Azur Pharma Public Limited Company (the “Azur Merger”), until March 2012. Prior to the Azur Merger, Mr. Cox served in a variety of senior management roles since joining Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in July 2010. From January 2009 to January 2010, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Ipsen Group, a pharmaceutical company, and from 2007 until December 2008, he was Vice President of Marketing at Tercica, Inc. (acquired by Ipsen Group), a biotechnology company. From 2003 to 2007, he was with Scios Inc. (acquired by Johnson and Johnson later in 2003), where he also held the role of Vice President, Marketing. Prior to 2003, Mr. Cox was with Genentech, Inc. for 12 years, where he was a Product Team Leader responsible for the Growth Hormone franchise and led numerous product launches as a Group Product Manager. Mr. Cox received a B.S. in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. There are no family relationships between Mr. Cox and any other executive officer or director of the Company.

Suzanne Hooper

Ms. Suzanne Sawochka Hooper is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. From 1999 through early 2012, she was a partner in the law firm Cooley LLP. Ms. Hooper served for several years as a member of Cooley’s Management Committee and as Vice Chair of the firm’s Business Department. While at Cooley, Ms. Hooper practiced corporate and securities law, primarily with companies and investors in the life sciences industry. Ms. Hooper received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Ms. Hooper is a member of the State Bar of California.

Jeffrey Tobias

Dr. Jeffrey K. Tobias, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President - Research and Development of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. He has served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer from the Azur Merger until March 2012. Prior to the Azur Merger, he served as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer since joining Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in October 2011. From January 2010 to October 2011, Dr. Tobias served as Executive Vice President, Research and Development at NeurogesX, Inc.; previously, he served as NeurogesX’s Chief Medical Officer since November 2005. Dr. Tobias was founder and managing director of the Aquila Consulting Group, LLC, a biopharmaceutical consulting firm, from September 1996 to November 2005. Prior to these activities, Dr. Tobias was a Director, New Product Discovery at ALZA Corporation, Director, Clinical Development at Chiron Corporation and Director, Clinical Research at Xoma Corporation. Dr. Tobias received board certification in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine and completed training in Critical Care Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received an M.D. with honors and a B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Karen Wilson

Ms. Karen J. Wilson is Senior Vice President - Finance, Principal Accounting Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. She has served as Vice President, Finance and Principal Accounting Officer from the Azur Merger until February 2013. Prior to the Azur Merger, she served as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Vice President, Finance since February 2011 and was appointed Principal Accounting Officer in March 2011. From 2009 to January 2011, Ms. Wilson served as Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer at PDL BioPharma, Inc. From 2005 to 2009, she served as a principal at the consulting firm Wilson Crisler LLC. Previously, from 2001 to 2004, she was Chief Financial Officer of ViroLogic, Inc. Prior to joining ViroLogic, Ms. Wilson served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations for Novare Surgical Systems, Inc. from 1999 to 2001. Prior to 1999, Ms. Wilson worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP for ten years, serving clients in both the medical and technology fields. Ms. Wilson is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of California and received a B.S. in Business from the University of California, Berkeley.

Seamus Mulligan

Mr. Seamus C. Mulligan is Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. Since 2006, Mr. Mulligan has served as a member of our board of directors since the Azur Merger and was a founder and principal investor of Azur Pharma. Since 2013, Mr. Mulligan has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Adapt Pharma, plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, and since 2006, Mr. Mulligan has served as the Executive Chairman of Circ Pharma Limited and its subsidiaries, a pharmaceutical development stage group. Mr. Mulligan served as our Chief Business Officer, International Business Development from the Azur Merger until February 2013. Mr. Mulligan served as Azur Pharma’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors from 2005 until the Azur Merger. From 1984 until 2004, he held various positions with Elan Corporation, plc, a pharmaceutical company, most recently as its Executive Vice President, Business and Corporate Development. Previously at Elan Corporation, he held the roles of President of Elan Pharmaceutical Technologies, the drug delivery division of Elan, Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Operations, Vice President, U.S. Operations and Vice President, Product Development. He served as a member of the board of directors of the U.S. National Pharmaceutical Council until 2004. Mr. Mulligan received a B.Sc (Pharm) and M.Sc from Trinity College Dublin.

Paul Berns

Mr. Paul L. Berns is an Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. Mr. Berns has served as a member of our board of directors since the Azur Merger and was a director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2010 until the Azur Merger. In March 2014, Mr. Berns was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. He has served as a member of the board of directors of Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since 2012 and served as the Chairman of its board of directors since 2013. From September 2012 to March 2014, he was a self-employed consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. From March 2006 to September 2012, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the board of directors, of Allos Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company acquired by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From July 2005 to March 2006, Mr. Berns was a self-employed consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. From June 2002 to July 2005, Mr. Berns was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Bone Care International, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company that was acquired by Genzyme Corporation in 2005. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Berns served as Vice President and General Manager of the Immunology, Oncology and Pain Therapeutics business unit of Abbott Laboratories, a pharmaceutical company. From 2000 to 2001, he served as Vice President, Marketing of BASF Pharmaceuticals/Knoll, a pharmaceutical company, and from 1990 to 2000, Mr. Berns held various positions, including senior management roles, at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Berns joined the board of directors of Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (formerly Novelos Therapeutics, Inc.) in November 2013 and has been a director of XenoPort, Inc. since 2005. Mr. Berns received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.

Patrick Enright

Mr. Patrick G. Enright is an Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. Since 2006, Mr. Enright has served as a Managing Director of Longitude Capital, a venture capital firm, of which he is a founder. From 2002 through 2006, Mr. Enright was a Managing Director of Pequot Ventures, a venture capital investment firm, where he co-led the life sciences investment practice. Mr. Enright also has life sciences operations experience, beginning his career more than 25 years ago at Sandoz (now Novartis), a pharmaceutical company. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, a pharmaceutical company, and several privately held companies. In the past five years he also served as a director of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sequenom Inc. Mr. Enright received a B.S. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Peter Gray

Mr. Peter Gray is an Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. Mr. Gray currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of United Drug plc, an international provider of healthcare services, and as a business consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. In 2011, Mr. Gray retired from his position as the Chief Executive Officer of ICON plc, a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, which he held since November 2002. At ICON plc, Mr. Gray previously served as Group Chief Operating Officer from June 2001 to November 2002 and Chief Financial Officer from June 1997 to June 2001. Mr. Gray holds a degree in law from Trinity College Dublin and is a chartered accountant.

Heather McSharry

Ms. Heather Ann McSharry has been appointed as Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC., effective May 2, 2013. Ms. McSharry has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2013. Ms. McSharry currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of directors of several public and private companies, including Greencore Group plc, an international manufacturer of convenience foods, and CRH plc, an international building materials group. From 2006 to 2009, Ms. McSharry was Managing Director Ireland of Reckitt Benckiser, a multinational health, home and hygiene consumer products company. From 1989 to 2006, she held various positions at Boots Healthcare, a leading global consumer healthcare company, most recently as Managing Director of Boots Healthcare Ireland Limited. Ms. McSharry also serves on the board of directors of the Industrial Development Agency in Ireland, where she is Chair of the audit and finance committee. From 2007 to 2011, Ms. McSharry served on the board of directors of the Bank of Ireland, including serving on its audit committee from 2009 to 2011. Ms. McSharry holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Studies degree from University College Dublin.

Kenneth O'Keefe

Mr. Kenneth W. O'Keefe is an Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. He has served as a member of our board of directors since the Azur Merger and was a director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2004 until the Azur Merger. Since January 2011 he has been Managing Partner of, and from 1997 to January 2011, he was Managing Director of, Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company, a private equity firm, which he co-founded. He serves on the boards of several privately held healthcare companies. He received a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Norbert Riedel

Dr. Norbert G. Riedel, Ph.D ., has been appointed as Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC., effective May 2, 2013. Dr. Riedel has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2013 and was appointed chairperson of our compensation committee, effective as of August 1, 2013. Since January 2014, Dr. Riedel has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Naurex, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From 2001 to January 2013, he served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Baxter International Inc., a diversified healthcare company, where from 1998 to 2001, he also served as President and General Manager of the recombinant therapeutic proteins business unit and Vice President of Research and Development of the bioscience business unit. From 1996 to 1998, Dr. Riedel served as head of worldwide biotechnology and worldwide core research functions at Hoechst-Marion Roussel, now Sanofi-Aventis, a global pharmaceutical company. Dr. Riedel serves on the board of directors of Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, and the board of directors of the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization. Dr. Riedel is also a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the advisory board of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Center for Biotechnology, and the Illinois Innovation Council. Dr. Riedel is an Adjunct Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Riedel holds a Diploma in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Frankfurt.

Catherine Sohn

Dr. Catherine Angell Sohn, Pharm.D., CLP, is an Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc. Dr. Sohn is the founder of Sohn Health Strategies, where since 2010 she has consulted to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and consumer healthcare companies in the areas of business strategy, business development and strategic product development. She has served as a director of Landec Corporation, a material sciences company, since November 2012. From 1982 to 2010, she was with GlaxoSmithKline plc, a pharmaceutical company (and with SmithKline Beecham plc before its merger with GlaxoWellcome plc), where she served most recently as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Business Development and Strategic Alliances in the GSK Consumer Healthcare division, and before that, she held a series of positions in Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Business Development, U.S. Product Marketing, and global strategic product development in the pharmaceutical division. Dr. Sohn started her career as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, where she currently holds the position of Dean’s Professor. She received a Pharm.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy. She also received a Certificate of Professional Development from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Rick Winningham

Mr. Rick E. Winningham is an Independent Director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC. He has served as a member of our board of directors since the Azur Merger and was a director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2010 until the Azur Merger. In May 2014, Mr. Winningham was appointed lead independent director of our board of directors. Since 2001, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer and since 2010, as Chairman of the board of directors of Theravance, Inc., a royalty management company. Since May 2014 he has also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Theravance Biopharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From 1986 to 2001, he held various positions with a pharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb and its predecessor Bristol-Myers, including serving as the President of Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology/Immunology/Oncology Therapeutics Network and, from 2000 to 2001, as its President of Global Marketing. He is the Chairman of the board of directors of the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and is also a member of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s Board of Directors, serving on the Health Section Governing Board and Board Standing Committee on Reimbursement. Mr. Winningham holds an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University and a B.S. from Southern Illinois University.

Katherine Littrell

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