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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Rales

64 1990 Chairman of the Board

Daniel Comas

52 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

William Daniel

51 2008 Executive Vice President

James Lico

50 2005 Executive Vice President

Robert Lutz

58 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Brian Ellis

49 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Angela Lalor

50 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

William King

48 2014 Senior Vice President- Strategic Development

Daniel Raskas

49 2010 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Donald Ehrlich

78 2011 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Joyce

55 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mitchell Rales

59 1990 Director

Linda Hefner Filler

56 2005 Independent Director

Teri List-Stoll

53 2011 Independent Director

Walter Lohr

72 1983 Independent Director

John Schwieters

76 2003 Independent Director

Alan Spoon

64 1999 Independent Director

Elias Zerhouni

64 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Rales

Mr. Steven M. Rales is Chairman of the Board of Danaher Corporation. Mr. Rales is a co-founder of Danaher and has served on Danaher’s Board of Directors since 1983, serving as Danaher’s Chairman of the Board since 1984. He was also CEO of the Company from 1984 to 1990. In addition, for more than the past five years he has been a principal in a private business entity in the area of film production. Mr. Rales is a brother of Mitchell P. Rales. The strategic vision and leadership of Mr. Rales and his brother, Mitchell Rales, helped create the Danaher Business System and have guided Danaher down a path of consistent, profitable growth that continues today. In addition, as a result of his substantial ownership stake in Danaher, he is well-positioned to understand, articulate and advocate for the rights and interests of the Company’s shareholders.

Daniel Comas

Mr. Daniel L. Comas is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Vice President-Corporate Development from 1996 to April 2004 and as Senior Vice President-Finance and Corporate Development from April 2004 to April 2005.

William Daniel

Mr. William K. Daniel, II, is Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Vice President and Group Executive from 2006 until July 2008 and has served as Executive Vice President since July 2008.

James Lico

Mr. James A. Lico is Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served in a variety of general management positions since joining Danaher in 1996, including most recently as President of Fluke Corporation from July 2000 until September 2005, as Vice President and Group Executive of Danaher from December 2002 until September 2005, and as Vice President – Danaher Business Systems Office from September 2004 until September 2005.

Robert Lutz

Mr. Robert S. Lutz is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He served as Vice President- Chief Accounting Officer from March 2003 to February 2010 and has served as Senior Vice President – Chief Accounting Officer since February 2010.

Brian Ellis

Mr. Brian W. Ellis is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Ellis joins Danaher from Medtronic, plc., where he served as General Counsel of the company's $8 billion global Restorative Therapies Group. Prior to Medtronic, Mr. Ellis worked at GE Healthcare as General Counsel of Monitoring Solutions and Services and, earlier, as Chief Compliance Officer.

Angela Lalor

Ms. Angela S. Lalor is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Danaher Corporation. Prior to joining Danaher, Ms. Lalor served for 22 years in a series of progressively more responsible positions in the human resources department of 3M Company, a global manufacturing company, including most recently as Senior Vice President, Human Resources.

William King

Mr. William H. King is Senior Vice President - Strategic Development of Danaher Corporation. He was Vice President - Strategic Development from 2005 until May 2014.

Daniel Raskas

Mr. Daniel A. Raskas is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. He joined Danaher as Vice President – Corporate Development in November 2004.

Donald Ehrlich

Mr. Donald J. Ehrlich is Lead Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Schwab Corp., a manufacturer of fire-protective safes, files, cabinets and vault doors, from January 2003 until his retirement in July 2008, and has also served on the boards of private and non-profit organizations. Mr. Ehrlich also founded and served as the chairman and chief executive officer of an NYSE-listed publicly-traded manufacturing company, and has also founded and served as CEO of two privately held manufacturing companies. As an entrepreneur and business leader who began his career on the factory floor, has been awarded over fifteen patents and worked his way to leadership of an NYSE-listed publicly-traded company, Mr. Ehrlich has a broad understanding of the strategic challenges and opportunities facing a publicly-traded manufacturing company such as Danaher. He also has a broad, functional skill-set in the areas of engineering, finance, capital allocation and executive compensation.

Thomas Joyce

Mr. Thomas P. Joyce, Jr., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Joyce joined Danaher in 1989 and served in leadership positions in a variety of different functions and businesses before his promotion to President and Chief Executive Officer. His broad operating and functional experience and in-depth knowledge of Danaher’s businesses and of the Danaher Business System are particularly valuable to the Board given the complex, diverse nature of Danaher’s portfolio.

Mitchell Rales

Mr. Mitchell P. Rales is Director of Danaher Corporation. Mr. Rales is a co-founder of Danaher and has served on Danaher’s Board of Directors since 1983, serving as Chairman of the Executive Committee of Danaher since 1984. He was also President of the Company from 1984 to 1990. In addition, for more than the past five years he has been a principal in private and public business entities in the manufacturing area. Mr. Rales is also a member of the board of directors of Colfax Corporation, and is a brother of Steven M. Rales. The strategic vision and leadership of Mr. Rales and his brother, Steven Rales, helped create the Danaher Business System and have guided Danaher down a path of consistent, profitable growth that continues today. In addition, as a result of his substantial ownership stake in Danaher, he is well-positioned to understand, articulate and advocate for the rights and interests of the Company’s shareholders.

Linda Hefner Filler

Ms. Linda P. Hefner Filler is Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. She has served as President of Retail Products and Chief Merchandising Officer of Walgreen Co., a national drugstore chain, since January 2015. From March 2013 until June 2014, Ms. Hefner Filler served as President, North America of Claire’s Stores, Inc., a specialty retailer; from May 2007 to June 2012, as Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., an operator of retail stores and warehouse clubs, and from April 2009 to June 2012 also as Chief Merchandising Officer for Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart; and from May 2004 through December 2006, as Executive Vice President - Global Strategy for Kraft Foods Inc., a food and beverage company. Ms. Hefner Filler has served in senior management roles with leading retail and consumer goods companies, with general management responsibilities and responsibilities in the areas of marketing, branding and merchandising. Understanding and responding to the needs of our customers is fundamental to Danaher’s business strategy, and Ms. Hefner Filler’s keen marketing and branding insights have been a valuable resource to Danaher’s Board. Her prior leadership experiences with large public companies have given her valuable perspective for matters of global portfolio strategy and capital allocation as well as global business practices.

Teri List-Stoll

Ms. Teri List-Stoll is Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. She has served as Senior Advisor to Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a food and beverage company, since March 2015 after serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from December 2013 to February 2015 and as Senior Vice President of Finance from September 2013 to December 2013. Prior to joining Kraft Foods Group, Ms. List-Stoll served from 1994 to September 2013 in a series of progressively more responsible positions in the accounting and finance organization of The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer goods company, most recently as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to joining Procter & Gamble, Ms. List-Stoll was employed by the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche for almost ten years. Ms. List-Stoll is a member of the board of directors of Microsoft Corporation. Ms. List-Stoll has overseen the finance and accounting function for a leading consumer goods company. Her experience dealing with complex finance and accounting matters for Kraft Foods Group and Procter & Gamble have given her an appreciation for and understanding of the similarly complex finance and accounting matters that Danaher faces. In addition, through her leadership roles with large, global companies she has insight into the business practices that are critical to the success of a large, growing public company such as Danaher.

Walter Lohr

Mr. Walter G. Lohr, Jr., is Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. He was a partner of Hogan Lovells, a global law firm, for over five years until retiring in June 2012 and has also served on the boards of private and non-profit organizations. Prior to his tenure at Hogan Lovells, Mr. Lohr served as assistant attorney general for the State of Maryland. He has extensive experience advising companies in a broad range of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, contests for corporate control and securities offerings. His extensive knowledge of the legal strategies, issues and dynamics that pertain to mergers and acquisitions and capital raising have been a critical resource for Danaher given the importance of its acquisition program.

John Schwieters

Mr. John T. Schwieters is Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. He has been a Senior Executive of Perseus, LLC, a merchant bank and private equity fund management company, since May 2012 after serving as Senior Advisor from March 2009 to May 2012 and as Vice Chairman from April 2000 to March 2009, and has also served as Principal of Perseus Realty, LLC, a real estate investment and development firm, since July 2013. Within the past five years Mr. Schwieters has served as a director of Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Choice Hotels International, Inc. In addition to his roles with Perseus, Mr. Schwieters led the Mid-Atlantic region of one of the world’s largest accounting firms after previously leading that firm’s tax practice in the Mid-Atlantic region, and has served on the boards and chaired the audit committees of several NYSE-listed public companies. He brings to Danaher extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of public accounting, tax accounting and finance, which are areas of critical importance to Danaher as a large, global and complex public company.

Alan Spoon

Mr. Alan G. Spoon is Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. He has served as Partner Emeritus of Polaris Partners, a company that invests in private technology and life science firms, since January 2015. Mr. Spoon has been a partner at Polaris since May 2000, and served as Managing General Partner from 2000 to 2010. Mr. Spoon is also a member of the board of directors of each of IAC/InterActiveCorp., Match Group, Inc. and Cable One, Inc. In addition to his leadership role at Polaris Partners, Mr. Spoon previously served as president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of one of the country’s largest, publicly-traded education and media companies, and has served on the boards of numerous public and private companies. His public company leadership experience gives him insight into business strategy, leadership and executive compensation and his public company and private equity experience give him insight into technology and life science trends, acquisition strategy and financing, each of which represents an area of key strategic opportunity for the Company.

Elias Zerhouni

Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., is Independent Director of Danaher Corporation. Dr. Zerhouni has served as President, Global Research & Development, for Sanofi-Aventis, a global pharmaceutical company, since January 2011. From 1996 to 2002, Dr. Zerhouni served as Chair of the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vice Dean for Research and Executive Vice Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. From 2002 to November 2008, Dr. Zerhouni served as director of the National Institutes of Health (“NIH”), and from November 2008 to December 2010 he provided advisory and consulting services to various non-profit and other organizations as Chairman and President of Zerhouni Holdings. Dr. Zerhouni, a physician, scientist and world-renowned leader in radiology research, is widely viewed as one of the leading authorities in the United States on emerging trends and issues in medicine and medical care. These insights, as well as his deep, technical knowledge of the research and clinical applications of medical technologies, are of considerable importance given Danaher’s strategic expansion in the medical technologies markets. Dr. Zerhouni’s government experience also gives him a strong understanding of how government agencies work, and his experience growing up in North Africa, together with the global nature of the issues he faced at NIH, give him a global perspective that is valuable to Danaher.
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