Danaher's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Danaher (DHR)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 19, 2012 8:00 am ET

Executives

Matt R. McGrew - Vice President of Investor Relations

H. Lawrence Culp - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Finance Committee and Member of Executive Committee

Daniel L. Comas - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Analysts

Shannon O'Callaghan - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Nigel Coe - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Deane M. Dray - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Jon Davis Wood - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Charles Stephen Tusa - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Scott R. Davis - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Steven E. Winoker - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Jeffrey T. Sprague - Vertical Research Partners Inc.

Jonathan P. Groberg - Macquarie Research

Richard C. Eastman - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Agasta, and I will be your conference facilitator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Danaher Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Call. Today's call is being recorded. [Operator Instructions] I would like to now turn the call over to Mr. Matt McGrew, Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. McGrew, you may begin your conference.

Matt R. McGrew

Good morning, everyone, and thanks for joining us. On the call today are Larry Culp, our President and Chief Executive Officer; and Dan Comas, our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

I'd like to point out that our earnings release, a slide presentation supplementing today's call, our first quarter Form 10-Q and the reconciling and other information required by SEC Regulation G relating to any non-GAAP financial measures provided during the call are all available in the Investors section on our website, www.danaher.com, under the heading Financial Information and subheading Quarterly Earnings and will remain available following the call.

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