David G. Furgason was named Vice President, Tax, in August 2012 and is responsible for all aspects of tax for our business, including global tax policy and strategy, compliance, audits and accounting for income taxes.
Mr. Furgason began his career with Stryker in 2004 as Senior Manager, Tax Planning, Audits and Accounting at our Corporate headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was promoted to Director of Tax, U.S. in August of 2006 and appointed Director, Global Tax Operations in 2010. Prior to Stryker, David had an 18-year career in public accounting as a principal with Jansen Furgason & Valk, PC, and a manager with Ernst & Young.
Mr. Furgason is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University.