WASHINGTON, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) ("Danaher" or "the Company") announced today that, due to the public health impact of COVID-19, the Company will hold its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in a virtual meeting format only, via audio webcast. The date and time of the meeting and the proposals to be presented to shareholders at the meeting are unchanged. The meeting webcast will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Attending the Virtual Meeting as a Shareholder of Record
If you were a shareholder of record as of March 9, 2020, you can attend the meeting by accessing the meeting center site at www.meetingcenter.io/277601749 and entering the control number found on the Proxy Card or Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials you previously received and the meeting password, DHR2020.
Registering to Attend the Virtual Meeting as a Beneficial Owner
If you were a beneficial owner of record as of March 9, 2020 (i.e., you held your shares in an account at a brokerage firm, bank or other similar agent), you will need to obtain a legal proxy from your broker, bank or other agent. Once you have received a legal proxy from your broker, bank or other agent, please email a scan or image of it to our transfer agent, Computershare, at email@example.com, with "Legal Proxy" noted in the subject line. Requests for registration must be received by Computershare no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, on April 30, 2020. You will then receive a confirmation of your registration, with a control number, by email from Computershare. At the time of the meeting, go to the meeting center site at www.meetingcenter.io/277601749 and enter your control number and the meeting password, DHR2020.
Meeting Rules, Asking Questions and Shareholder List
The rules and procedures applicable to the meeting will be available during the meeting at the meeting center site, www.meetingcenter.io/277601749. If you are attending the meeting as a shareholder of record or registered beneficial owner, questions can be submitted during the meeting by clicking on the message icon in the upper right-hand corner of the meeting center site. A list of shareholders of record will be available during the meeting for inspection by shareholders of record for any legally valid purpose related to the annual meeting at the meeting center site at www.meetingcenter.io/277601749.
If you are attending the meeting as a shareholder of record or registered beneficial owner and have not already voted your shares in advance, you will be able to vote your shares electronically during the annual meeting by clicking on the "Cast Your Vote" link on the meeting center site.
Whether or not you plan to attend the annual meeting, we urge you to vote and submit your proxy in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the annual meeting. The proxy card included with the proxy materials previously distributed will not be updated to reflect the change in location and may continue to be used to vote your shares.
Attending the Annual Meeting as a Guest
If you would like to attend the meeting as a guest in listen-only mode, click on the "I am a guest" button after entering the meeting center at www.meetingcenter.io/277601749 and enter the information requested on the following screen. Please note you will not have the ability to ask questions or vote during the meeting if you participate as a guest.
If you experience technical or logistical issues in accessing the meeting center site, please go to https://support.vevent.com/.
Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping its customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. Its family of world class brands has leadership positions in the demanding and attractive health care, environmental and applied end-markets. With more than 20 operating companies, Danaher's globally diverse team of approximately 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, and its Shared Purpose, Helping Realize Life's Potential. For more information, please visit www.danaher.com.
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