KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 25 Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today that its 2010 Annual Shareholder Meeting is scheduled as follows:
The Company will provide webcast and telephone access to the meeting. 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 www.investorevents.stryker.com. To listen to the meeting dial 866-713-8563 (domestic) or 617-597-5311 (international) and enter the participant passcode 71572387.
A recording of the meeting will also be available from 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. To hear this recording, dial 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and enter the passcode 88048937.
An archived copy of the webcast will continue to be available on the Company's website until June 30, 2010.
Certain statements made in the presentation may constitute forward-looking statements. They will be based upon management's current expectations and will be subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: weakening of economic conditions that could adversely affect the level of demand for the Company's products; pricing pressures generally, including cost-containment measures that could adversely affect the price of or demand for the Company's products; changes in foreign exchange markets; legislative and regulatory actions; unanticipated issues arising in connection with clinical studies and otherwise that affect U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of new products; changes in reimbursement levels from third-party payors; a significant increase in product liability claims; unfavorable resolution of tax audits; changes in financial markets; and changes in the competitive environment. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
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 provides innovative orthopaedic implants as well as state-of-the-art medical and surgical equipment to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.
April 27, 2010 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites at The Kalamazoo Center Kalamazoo, Michigan
SOURCE Stryker Corporation