Mr. Carpenter began his career with Stryker in 1989 at the Instruments division, where he excelled in various manufacturing and operations roles. He then proceeded to take on numerous operations and commercial business roles across the company, including President of Medical and Group President, Instruments and Medical. In 2011, he became Group President, Global Quality and Operations and, in 2014, dramatically improved our manufacturing supply chain and quality across the company. He then led the creation of the Regional Headquarters in Europe and the Transatlantic Operating Model. His role was expanded to include responsibility for commercial business operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Canada and Latin America.
Mr. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.