Our Board of Directors

Kevin Lobo
Chair and CEO

Sherilyn McCoy
Director since 2018, Lead Independent Director, Compensation and Human Capital Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee

Mary Brainerd
Director since 2017, Governance and Nominating Committee Chair, Compensation and Human Capital Committee

Giovanni Caforio, M.D.
Director since 2020, Compensation and Human Capital Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee

Allan Golston
Director since 2011, Compensation and Human Capital Committee Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee

Rachel Ruggeri
Director since 2024, Audit Committee

Andrew Silvernail
Director since 2013, Audit Committee Chair

Lisa Skeete Tatum
Director since 2020, Audit Committee

Ronda Stryker
Director since 1984, Governance and Nominating Committee

Rajeev Suri
Director since 2018, Audit Committee


Chairman Emeritus

John Brown

Chairman Emeritus

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.


Director Emeritus

Howard Cox, Jr.

Director Emeritus

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.