Danaher Corporation Chief Executive Officer Comments on Outlook

Danaher Corporation announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., will confirm the Company's guidance range at $.76 to $.79 earnings per share for the 2003 second quarter and $3.13 to $3.28 earnings per share for the 2003 full year at the Wachovia Securities investment conference in Nantucket, MA today.

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Process / Environmental Controls and Tools and Components. (www.danaher.com)

Statements in this release that are not strictly historical may be "forward-looking" statements, which involve risks and uncertainties. These include economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, and competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the company's SEC filings.

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, VP - Investor Relations, of Danaher Corporation,