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Stryker Corporation (SYK)

3/17/2006 Proxy Information

$150,600 was paid to Dr. Engelman at the rate of $4,000 per day for services rendered in 2005 as a consultant to the Company. Dr. Engelman continues to serve as a consultant at the daily rate of $4,250.

The Company leases a facility from a limited liability company owned by James R. Lawson, a Vice President of the Company, pursuant to a lease that expires on May 13, 2006. The annual rent paid was approximately $112,000 in 2005. Under the terms of the lease, the Company is responsible for all taxes, insurance and maintenance expenses that arise from its use of the facility. The Board of Directors has reviewed the transaction and concluded that the lease terms are comparable to those that could have been obtained in an arms-length transaction with an unaffiliated third party based on a report from a national real estate services firm that compared the rent to similar properties in the area and an analysis by management that found the other lease terms to be reasonable.

Mr. Lawson’s brother, T. Gary Lawson, who had been employed by various agencies selling the Company’s products for several years prior to the time Mr. Lawson joined the Company in December 1998, serves as a sales consultant to the Company and received compensation of $133,348 in 2005. Mr. Lawson’s son, James R. Lawson, Jr., is employed by the Company as Vice President, CMF Sales and Marketing and received compensation of $456,082 in 2005.

3/17/2005 Proxy Information

The Company leases a facility from a limited liability company owned by James R. Lawson, a Vice President of the Company, pursuant to a lease that expires on March 13, 2006. The annual rent paid was approximately $100,000 in 2004. The Company also paid approximately $1,900 for certain leasehold improvements in 2004. Under the terms of the lease, the Company is responsible for all taxes, insurance and maintenance expenses that arise from its use of the facility. The Board of Directors has reviewed the transaction and concluded that the lease terms are comparable to those that could have been obtained in an arms-length transaction with an unaffiliated third party based on a report from a national real estate services firm that compared the rent to similar properties in the area and an analysis by management that found the other lease terms to be reasonable.

Mr. Lawson's brother, T. Gary Lawson, who had been employed by various agencies selling the Company's products for several years prior to the time Mr. Lawson joined the Company in December 1998, serves as a sales consultant to the Company and received compensation of $245,920 in 2004. Mr. Lawson's son, James R. Lawson, Jr., is employed by the Company as a General Manager for the Tennessee/Kentucky branch of its Orthopaedics business and received compensation of $414,536 in 2004.

$149,100 was paid to Dr. Engelman for services rendered in 2004 as a consultant to the Company. Dr. Engelman continues to serve as a consultant.

Ms. Ronda E. Stryker is a granddaughter of the founder of Stryker Corporation and daughter of the former President of Stryker.

3/12/2004 Proxy Information

The Company leases a facility from a limited liability company owned by James R. Lawson, a Vice President of the Company, pursuant to a lease that expires on March 13, 2006. The annual rent was approximately $105,450 in 2003 and increases by 3% each year. Under the terms of the lease, the Company is responsible for all taxes, insurance and maintenance expenses that arise from its use of the facility. The Board of Directors has reviewed the transaction and concluded that the lease terms are comparable to those that could have been obtained in an arms-length transaction with an unaffiliated third party based on a report from a national real estate services firm that compared the rent to similar properties in the area and an analysis by management that found the other lease terms to be reasonable.

$86,275 was paid to Dr. Engelman for services rendered in 2003 as a consultant to the Company. Dr. Engelman continues to serve as a consultant

John W. Brown served as Chief Executive Officer thru December 2004 and President from February 1977 until June 2003.

3/7/2003 Proxy Information

Mr. Cox and Dr. Grossman consulted with the Company with respect to long-range planning. Mr. Cox and Dr. Grossman each received $17,500 for these services in 2002. These consulting services have been discontinued. Also, $74,900 was paid to Dr. Engelman in 2002 as a consultant to the Company. Dr. Engelman continues to serve as a consultant and, accordingly, will no longer serve on the Company's Audit Committee after the Annual Meeting.

Ms. Ronda E. Stryker is a granddaughter of the founder of Stryker Corporation and daughter of the former President of Stryker.