Stryker Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:18pm EDT

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Kalamazoo, Michigan - March 21, 2013 - Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that its 2013
Annual Meeting of Shareholders is scheduled as follows:

            April 30, 2013 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
            Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites at The Kalamazoo Center
            Kalamazoo, Michigan

Information about the webcast, which will include both the audio and the slide presentation from
the meeting, is available in the Calendar of Events area of the Investor section of our website at . The telephone number to
listen to the meeting is 800-447-0521 (U.S.) or 847-413-3238 (International) and the passcode is

A recording of the meeting will also be available from 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, on Tuesday, April
30, 2013, until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013. To hear this recording, dial 888-843-7419
(U.S.) or 630-652-3042 (international) and enter the passcode 34424733.

An archived copy of the webcast will continue to be available on our website until June 30, 2013.

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping
healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The
Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive,
medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and
more satisfying lives. For more information about Stryker, please visit .


For media inquiries please contact:
Yin Becker, Stryker Corporation, 201-831-5000 or

For investor inquiries please contact:
Katherine A. Owen, Stryker Corporation, 269-385-2600 or


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