Stryker nabs former DePuy CEO to lead ortho division | Personnel Moves

November 13, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Former DePuy Orthopaedics CEO David Floyd takes on a role as Stryker's orthopedics group president.


 Stryker hires former DePuy CEO to lead orthopedics
Orthopedic giant Stryker (NYSE:SYK) appointed David Floyd, former CEO for rival device maker DePuy Orthopaedics, to lead as group president of its orthopedics division.  

In March Floyd stepped down as chief executive of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy amid the fallout over the ASR hip implant recall, after which he took over as CEO of OrthoWorx.

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Floyd left to pursue outside interests, DePuy officials said at the time. He had started with DePuy in September 2007, and left during a damaging metal-on-metal hip controversy that had already cost the company $1 billion by the time Floyd stepped down.