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04/12/2008 | Ron Meyer Named President of Thomson

WOOD DALE, IL – December 4, 2008 – Danaher Motion, a strategic platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), announces that Ron Meyer has been appointed President of Thomson, a Danaher Motion company.  Mr. Meyer will drive the strategy and management of Thomson’s global organization of facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Meyer joined Danaher Corporation in 1997 as President, Qualitrol. 
“Over the past 10+ years, Mr. Meyer has exhibited strong leadership skills reflecting Danaher’s core principles. Under his leadership Qualitrol has continually provided innovative solutions to their customers resulting in consistent profitable business growth.  He is a champion of the Danaher Business System, resulting in excellent on time delivery, quality and innovation,” says Dan Daniel, Executive Vice President, Danaher Corporation.  “And under his leadership, Qualitrol has successfully integrated a number of strategic acquisitions that enabled the company to evolve into a global business that continually delivers customer value,” he says.
Mr. Meyer will maintain his leadership responsibilities for Danaher’s Qualitrol business, and will continue to be based out of his Fairport, New York office.  He has a BA and MBA from the University of Minnesota.

About Thomson
With more than 60 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson is the industry’s premiere producer of Ball Bushing and Profile Rail bearings, 60 Case Shafting, ground and rolled Ball Screws, Linear Actuators, Linear Systems and related accessories. Thomson pioneered the Ball Bushing bearing in 1945, and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace & defense markets.  Thomson, a Danaher Motion company, has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations around the world.

About Danaher Motion
Danaher Motion is a leading global manufacturer of motion control products that improve the efficiency and productivity of complex manufacturing operations.  Danaher Motion’s product innovations have been revolutionizing the motion control industry for over 60 years through trusted brand names including Kollmorgen, Thomson and Dover. 

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