Danaher Announces Quarterly Dividend

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 4, 2012 -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share payable on December 28, 2012 to holders of record on December 14, 2012.

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Danaher is a science and technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers.  Our premier brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve.  The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 59,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries.  In 2011, we generated $16.1 billion of revenue.  For more information please visit our website: www.danaher.com.

Please contact:

Matt R. McGrew
Vice President, Investor Relations
Danaher Corporation
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 800W
Washington, D.C. 20037
Telephone: (202) 828-0850
Fax: (202) 828-0860