Rick E. Winningham Joins Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors

Thursday, May 6, 2010 Press Release J E 4

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 5 Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announced today that Rick E. Winningham has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Winningham joined Theravance, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in October 2001, and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in April 2010. From 1997 to 2001 he served as President, Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Oncology/Immunology/Oncology Therapeutics Network (OTN) and also as President of Global Marketing from 2000 to 2001. Over a fifteen-year period with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mr. Winningham held various U.S. and global management positions.

Mr. Winningham is a member of the External Advisory Board for the College of Business and Administration and Business Hall of Fame at Southern Illinois University and holds a seat on the Advisory Council for the Keck Graduate Institute.

About Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: JAZZ) is a specialty pharmaceutical company that identifies, develops and commercializes innovative treatments for important, underserved markets in neurology and psychiatry. For further information see

SOURCE Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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