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Parker elects Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo to board

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Cleveland, Oh., USA - July 3, 2013, Cleveland, Oh., USA - Parker Hannifin Corporation, a manufacturer of motion and control systems, announced the election of Kevin A. Lobo to its board of directors, effective August 1, 2013.

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Mr. Lobo is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Stryker Corporation, a medical technologies company. Mr. Lobo joined Stryker in April 2011, and served as Group President, Orthopaedics, where he had responsibility for the Reconstructive, Trauma & Extremities, Joint Preservation, Orthobiologics and Performance Solutions businesses. He became President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2012 and is also a member of the Stryker Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Stryker, Mr. Lobo held several senior leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson, including Worldwide President of Ethicon Endo-Surgery. Prior to that, he served as President of J&J Medical Products Canada and as Vice President of Finance for McNeil Consumer and Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Ortho Women's Health & Urology. His experience also includes positions with Rhone-Poulenc in North America and Europe, as well as Kraft and KPMG in Canada.


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