Dana McMahon

Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Dana McMahon became Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer in January 2021.


Dana leads global compliance and privacy activities at Stryker. Prior to her current role, Dana served as Chief Legal Counsel and led a global legal and compliance team advising on regulatory and quality, manufacturing and supply, technology and cybersecurity, commercial and government contracting, and privacy.

Dana has more than 15 years of experience in the life sciences industry. She joined Stryker in 2017 from Novo Nordisk, where she served as Assistant General Counsel. During her 14-year career at Novo Nordisk, Dana held several positions of escalating responsibility within the legal team, overseeing support to the commercial, regulatory, clinical, medical affairs, compliance and government affairs organisations. Dana has worked extensively on matters related to product development and commercialisation, market access and compliance. Previously, Dana worked in private practice at O’Melveny in New York City.

Dana received her law degree from New York University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College.