General Manager and Site Leader
Mr. Salvatore Calabrese serves as General Manager and Site Leader of Gentium S.p.A., which became a Jazz Pharmaceuticals company in January 2014. Mr. Calabrese had served as Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Gentium since 2010 and as Vice President of Finance since February 2005. From December 2003 to February 2005, he was an Accounting and Finance Manager for Novuspharma, S.p.A., a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of cancer drugs and a subsidiary of Cell Therapeutics, Inc., where he was responsible for cost containment, budgeting, financial reporting and the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. From September 1996 to November 2003, Mr. Calabrese was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers as an accountant and was a Manager in Assurance Business Advisory Services at the time of departure. From October 2000 to June 2003, Mr. Calabrese worked in the Boston, MA office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He earned a bachelors' degree in economics at the University of Messina and a masters' degree in accounting, audit and financial control at the University of Pavia. He is also a chartered accountant in the Republic of Italy.