We’re dedicated to developing life-changing medicines for people with limited or no options, so they can live their lives more fully.
Our leadership team has a proven track record of successfully developing and commercializing therapeutics, and creating programs that result in better patient care. They’ve also driven shareholder value, and built Jazz Pharmaceuticals into an employer of choice.
Bruce C. Cozadd co-founded Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 2003 and has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since April 2009. From 1991 until 2001, he held various positions with ALZA Corporation, a pharmaceutical company acquired by Johnson & Johnson, most recently as 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. Mr. Cozadd serves on the boards of two non-profit organizations, The Nueva School and SFJAZZ. He received a B.S. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Suzanne Sawochka Hooper was appointed our Executive Vice President and General Counsel as of March 2012. 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. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company. 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.
Heidi Manna was appointed our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2018. Prior to joining us, from 2010 until 2018, she served as Vice President, Human Resources, at Campbell Soup Company, a global food company. While there, she held a variety of human resource senior leadership positions to develop human capital and organizational development strategies, and transform the global HR operating model to better serve the business. From 1996 to 2010, she held various leadership roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global biopharmaceutical company, across a wide spectrum of the human resource function, including Business Partnership, Talent Management, Operations, and Compensation. She started her career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Ms. Manna currently serves on the Employer Advisory Board for the University of Pennsylvania. She received a B.S. from Binghamton University and an M.B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Iain McGill was appointed our Senior Vice President, Jazz Pharmaceuticals Europe and Rest of World as of March 2015. He served as Head of EUSA International and Senior Vice President, Jazz Pharmaceuticals from March 2014 to March 2015 and our Chief Commercial Officer, EUSA Pharma, from June 2012, when he joined Jazz Pharmaceuticals in connection with the EUSA Acquisition. From October 2011 until he joined Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Mr. McGill served as Chief Commercial Officer at EUSA Pharma (Europe) Ltd., where he previously served from August 2010 to September 2011 as President Europe, International & Global Marketing and from January 2010 to July 2010 as President of Europe. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. McGill served as Vice President and Global Business Manager at Wyeth, a pharmaceutical company acquired by Pfizer Inc. In 2016, he joined the board of directors and audit committee of Otonomy Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. McGill began his pharmaceutical career in sales and over 20 years held various positions in sales management, market research, marketing, business development and general management at Syntex Corporation (acquired by Roche Holding Ltd.), Roche Holding Ltd. and Novartis AG. Mr. McGill received a B.Sc in Biochemistry from the University of London.
Michael P. Miller was appointed our Executive Vice President U.S. Commercial as of May 2017 and served as our Senior Vice President U.S. Commercial from April 2014 until May 2017. From April 2010 to January 2014, Mr. Miller was Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Vivus, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Miller served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing, leading the HER Family Oncology Franchise, of Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company and wholly owned subsidiary of Roche Holding Ltd. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Miller served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Connetics Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company acquired by Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. Previously, from 1997 to 2001, he served as Vice President of the Urology Business Unit of ALZA Corporation, a pharmaceutical company acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Prior to 1997, Mr. Miller served 13 years in various sales and marketing positions at Syntex Corporation, a pharmaceutical company acquired by Roche Holding Ltd. He currently serves as a director on the board of Puma Biotechnology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and as a member of two non-profit boards, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (Silicon Valley Chapter) and the Zane Beadles Parade Foundation. Mr. Miller received a B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from the University of San Francisco and an M.B.A. in Information and Computer Systems from San Francisco State University.
Daniel Swisher was appointed our President and Chief Operating Officer as of January 2018. From December 2003 to December 2017, he was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel targeted cancer therapeutics in hematologic and solid tumor malignancies. He also served as Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Sunesis from 2001 to 2003. Prior to 2001, Mr. Swisher served in various management roles, including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, for ALZA Corporation from 1992 to 2001. He currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Cerus Corporation, a biomedical products company focused on the field of blood transfusion safety, and as a member of the board of directors of Corcept Therapeutics Inc., a pharmaceutical company focused on cortisol-modulating therapeutics to address metabolic and other serious medical conditions. Mr. Swisher received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Paul Treacy was appointed our Senior Vice President, Technical Operations in July 2014. From April 2010 to May 2013, he was Head of CMC, Supply Chain and Manufacturing at Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Research & Development, LLC, a biotechnology company and a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. From 2005 to 2010, he served as General Manager of Janssen Biologics Ireland, a biopharmaceutical company and a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Treacy was Vice President, Manufacturing Operations at Centocor Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, and from 1999 to 2002, he served as Executive Director, Operations, at Centocor BV. Mr. Treacy received a B.S. and an M.S. in Microbiology and a Higher Diploma in Computer Science from University College Cork and a Higher Diploma in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology from Trinity College Dublin.
Matthew P. Young was appointed our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as of February 2015 and previously served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2014 to February 2015 and as our Senior Vice President, Corporate Development from April 2013 to March 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Young worked in investment banking for approximately 20 years. From February 2009 to April 2013, Mr. Young served as a managing director in global healthcare of Barclays Capital Inc., an investment banking firm, where his role included acting as the co-head of life sciences at Barclays Capital. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Young served as a managing director of Citigroup Global Markets Inc., an investment banking firm, and from 2003 to 2007, as a managing director of Lehman Brothers Inc., an investment banking firm. From 1992 to 2003, Mr. Young served in various capacities at other investment banking firms. In 2015, he joined the board of directors of PRA Health Sciences, Inc., a contract research company, where he currently serves on the compensation and audit committees. He also serves as Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the audit committee of CytomX Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Young received a B.S. in Economics and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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