Russell J. Cox
Russell J. Cox was appointed our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer as of May 2014 and served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer from March 2012 until May 2014 and our Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from January 2012 until March 2012. Prior to January 2012, he served in a variety of senior management roles since joining Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 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 & Johnson 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. In 2015, he joined the board of directors of Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company. Mr. Cox received a B.S. in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University.