Ms. Taylor is responsible for the coordination of our compliance programs and liability avoidance efforts worldwide. Ms. Taylor joined Stryker in March 2000 as Chief Financial Officer for our South Pacific business. She subsequently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as Director, Operations, of South Pacific. Ms. Taylor relocated to Kalamazoo in January 2006 to become our first Chief Compliance Officer. In 2007 Ms. Taylor became Vice President of Internal Audit and Compliance and in 2010 she moved to Newbury, UK to become Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for our European operations. Prior to joining Stryker, Ms. Taylor held senior finance positions in financial services and global mining companies in Australia. She started her career as an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Australia and held various positions in the Australian and United Kingdom firms. Ms. Taylor holds a B.B.A. from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia, and an M.B.A. from Monash University, Victoria, Australia. She is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.