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Danaher Announces Executive Appointment

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that Brian Ellis has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Danaher Corporation. 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. In this new role, Mr. Ellis will report directly to Thomas P. Joyce, Jr., Danaher's President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Joyce stated, "Brian brings a wealth of experience leading and developing global legal teams and supporting business growth. I am confident that Brian's background and experience position him to be a major contributor at Danaher."

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 have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and industrial. The Company's globally diverse team of 80,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System. In 2014, Danaher generated $19.9 billion in revenue and its market capitalization exceeded $60 billion. For more information please visit:

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For further information: Matthew E. Gugino, Vice President, Investor Relations, Danaher Corporation2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800W, Washington, D.C., 20037Telephone: (202) 828-0850, Fax: (202) 828-0860