Mr. Brown became chairman emeritus in January 2010. He previously served as president of Stryker from 1977 to 2003. He was chief executive officer from 1977 to 2004 and director from 1977 to 2009. He was chairman of the board from 1981 to 2009.
Mr. Brown is a member of the American Business Conference, a Washington-based association of mid-size growth companies.
Howard Cox, Jr.
Mr. Cox was named director emeritus in May 2018. He retired after 44 years of distinguished service as a member of the Stryker Board of Directors.
Mr. Cox has held various leadership positions at Greylock and its affiliated venture capital partnerships since 1971 and is currently a Special Limited Partner. He is also a Director Secretary of Defense Business Board, a member of the Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows and a member of the Investment Committees of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.