Group President, Global Quality and Business Operations
In his role, Mr. Carpenter is responsible for setting company-wide direction for our quality, manufacturing, procurement and logistics strategies, and ensuring the successful execution of that direction, as well as oversight of our commercial business operations in Europe, Canada, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Africa. Mr. Carpenter began his career with Stryker in 1989 at the Instruments division where he excelled in various manufacturing and operations roles, the last being Vice President, Global Operations. In 2006 he became Vice President/General Manager of the Medical division and then President in 2008. That same year, he became Group President, Instruments and Medical. In 2011, he became Group President, Global Quality and Operations. Mr. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.