Preston Wells, vice president of financial planning and analysis at Stryker, will assume the role of vice president of investor relations, effective June 1.
Mr. Wells is replacing Katherine Owen, who has worked at Stryker for the past 13 years. She will transition to advisor to the CEO until March 30, 2021, when she will retire.
Previously Mr. Wells served as finance director for DePuy Orthopaedics and senior finance director for Johnson & Johnson.
He has served in his current role at Stryker since 2016.