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Danaher Announces Executive Appointment

Danaher Corporation announced today that James A. Lico has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Danaher Corporation. Mr. Lico, 39 years old, has worked for Danaher since 1996, serving most recently as President of Fluke Corporation from July 2000 until September 2005, as Vice President and Group Executive of Danaher Corporation from December 2002 until September 2005, and as Vice President - Danaher Business Systems Office from September 2004 until September 2005. In his new role, Mr. Lico will join Steve Simms and Phil Knisely as operating Executive Vice Presidents reporting directly to H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lico will oversee Danaher's Electronic Test platform and Aerospace and Defense businesses.

Mr. Culp stated, "I have worked with Jim Lico for more than nine years, and he is highly qualified to take on this important role. During his tenure at the helm of the Electronic Test platform, Jim consistently demonstrated superior leadership and has been a key driver of the growth in that business. Jim has also played an important role in expanding the effectiveness of the Danaher Business System across all facets of the corporation. I look to Jim to continue to provide significant contributions to Danaher in his new role as we seek to become a premier global enterprise"

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies, and Tools and Components. (

Statements in this document regarding the executive appointment and any other statements about future expectations, beliefs, goals, plans or prospects constitute forward looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact should also be considered to be forward looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward looking statements, including the factors described in Danaher's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 and its most recent quarterly report filed with the SEC. Danaher disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this release.

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

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