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SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
To elect the eleven directors named in the Company’s proxy statement to terms expiring in 2019. Each nominee for director was elected by a vote of the shareholders as follows:
Donald J. Ehrlich
Linda Hefner Filler
Thomas P. Joyce, Jr.
Walter G. Lohr, Jr.
Mitchell P. Rales
Steven M. Rales
John T. Schwieters
Alan G. Spoon
Raymond C. Stevens, Ph.D.
Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018. The proposal was approved by a vote of shareholders as follows:
To approve on an advisory basis the Company’s named executive officer compensation. The proposal was approved by a vote of shareholders as follows:
To act upon a shareholder proposal requesting that Danaher amend its governing documents to reduce the percentage of shares required for shareholders to call a special meeting of shareholders from 25% to 10%. The proposal was rejected by a vote of shareholders as follows:
May 9, 2018
/s/ James F. O'Reilly
James F. O'Reilly
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary