David K. Floyd became Group President and Advisor to the CEO on July 9, 2018.
Mr. Floyd joined us in 2012 after 25 years in the medical technology and orthopaedics industry. Most recently, he held the role of Group President, Orthopaedics before announcing his plans to retire, effective June 30, 2019. Until then, he will serve as Group President and Advisor to the CEO and will assist with transitioning his responsibilities to our newly appointed leaders.
He previously held many senior-level leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and Centerpulse. He also served as Chief Executive Officer for AxioMed Spine and for OrthoWorx. He is a board member for NN, Inc., a diversified industrial company that manufactures high-precision technology for a variety of global markets, and is the executive sponsor of Stryker's Women's Network. During his time here, the businesses he has led have consistently outgrown the market, and he has made significant contributions to our growth and success.