CORRECTED-Medical device maker Stryker names Kevin Lobo CEO

Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

(Corrects ticker symbol to SYK.N from SKY.N)

Oct 1 (Reuters) - Medical device maker Stryker Corp named Kevin Lobo as Chief Executive.

Interim CEO Curt Hartman resigned and will stay on as an adviser to assure a smooth transition, the company said.

Lobo, who joined Stryker in April 2011, was the president for its orthopedics unit.

(Reporting by Adithya Venkatesan in Bangalore; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)

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