Introducing Stryker, an Orthopedics Giant


Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Stryker Corporation (SYK) is one of the leading medical device companies in the world. The company employs over 26,000 people and operates in more than 100 countries. Listed among Fortune 500 companies for the first time in 2002, Stryker owned more than 1,500 patents worldwide in 2014.

The company is meanwhile the second-largest player in the orthopedics market and offers products and services across the following segments: Orthopedics, MedSurg, Neurotechnology and Spine.

Notably, Stryker has witnessed sales growth for 35 consecutive years and registered a YoY (year-over-year) sales growth of 7.3% in 2014.


About Peter Coffaro 1136 Articles

A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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