8-K 1 syk8k01092014.htm 8-K 01.09.2014


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 3, 2014
 

STRYKER CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Michigan
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
0-9165
(Commission
File Number)
38-1239739
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
2825 Airview Boulevard, Kalamazoo, Michigan
(Address of principal executive offices)
49002
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 269.385.2600

 
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ITEM 5.02
DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS

(b) On January 3, 2014, Tony M. McKinney notified the Company that he decided to resign his position as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in order to accept another position with the Company. Mr. McKinney will continue to perform the duties of principal accounting officer through the filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013.






    
SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
STRYKER CORPORATION
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
January 9, 2014
 
/s/ WILLIAM R. JELLISON
Date
 
William R. Jellison
 
 
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer