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Stryker's Steady Hand

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Few things have remained the same over the past 25 or 30 years--except John Brown's leadership at Stryker. Over the past 27 years, he's built this small Midwestern device company into a powerhouse in orthopedics and one of the industry's most consistent performers. In this interview, Brown looks back on his career, on the things that made Stryker a success, and on what it means to run a public company for nearly 30 years.

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