William (Bill) E. Berry Jr. became vice president, chief accounting officer in August 2021.
Bill has oversight responsibility for the global accounting and financial functions and is responsible for internal reporting and consolidations, SEC and external reporting, financial accounting research, policies and procedures and our finance training and development programmes. In addition, he is responsible for our global tax and internal audits.
Bill joined Stryker in August 2011 as corporate controller. Before joining us, he served as the assistant corporate controller for Whirlpool Corporation – the world’s leading global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances – leading the accounting and reporting functions for the multi-national company. Previous roles include controller of the Electronics and Safety Division of Delphi Automotive LLP – a leading global vehicle components manufacturer – from 2007 to 2009 and director of finance for global powertrain at Federal-Mogul Corporation – a leading global supplier of vehicle and industrial products.
He began his career in public accounting at Deloitte & Touche LLP and earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in accounting from Eastern Michigan University. Bill is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.