Tempe, Arizona, USA – July 17, 2017

Stryker announced today that it has received the Supplier Legacy Award from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company.

Stryker was recognized for its long-standing support of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence and commitment to lower costs.

“Providing solutions to help our customers meet their financial and environmental goals is our mission,” said Brian White, President of Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions division. “We are honored to be recognized as a Legacy Award recipient and will continue to embody the qualifications of this award.”

Stryker accepted the award at Premier’s 2017 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition on June 29.

“Stryker has been supporting Premier members for years offering valuable products and services that help to lower supply chain costs and improve operating efficiencies,” said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. “They’ve also supported alliance members during periods of increased need at a local level. We’re honored to recognize them as a Legacy Award recipient.”

Legacy Award winners have tenure of more than three years as a Premier contracted supplier.