WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) ("Danaher" or "the Company") announced that the Company's Board of Directors has implemented its previously disclosed succession plan and appointed Rainer M. Blair as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective today, September 1, 2020. Mr. Blair's predecessor, Thomas P. Joyce, Jr., retired from these positions and will continue to support Danaher as a senior advisor through February 28, 2021.
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 more than 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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