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Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc Announces New Executive Appointments


Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced several senior management appointments that will strengthen and broaden the company's leadership team.

The appointments include:

Suzanne Sawochka Hooper will join the company and will serve as general counsel and an executive officer following the upcoming retirement of Carol Gamble in March. Ms. Hooper is currently a partner at Cooley LLP, where she has practiced corporate and securities law since 1996. She has provided counsel to Jazz Pharmaceuticals for more than five years and was closely involved in the company's recent business combination with Azur Pharma. She will be based in the Palo Alto office.

Fintan Keegan becomes senior vice president of technical operations and will oversee the company's manufacturing, supply chain, quality and technical operations. Mr. Keegan was previously with Azur Pharma since 2006. He has over 27 years of experience in manufacturing and related technical operations and will be based in the Dublin headquarters.

Eunan Maguire becomes senior vice president of strategy and corporate development, where he will focus on the company's efforts to further expand its product portfolio. Mr. Maguire was a co-founder of Azur Pharma and was president of US operations, where he was responsible for commercial, medical, legal and administrative activities in the US. He has over 15 years of industry experience and will be based in the Philadelphia office.

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