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The charts on this page feature a breakdown of the total annual pay for the top executives at DANAHER CORP as reported in their proxy statements.

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. DANAHER CORP income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. DANAHER CORP annual reports of executive compensation and pay are most commonly found in the Def 14a documents.

Total Equity aggregates grant date fair value of stock and option awards and long term incentives granted during the fiscal year.

Other Compensation covers all compensation-like awards that don't fit in any of these other standard categories. Numbers reported do not include change in pension value and non-qualified deferred compensation earnings.

Name And Title Total Cash Equity Other Total Compensation
Rainer M. Blair
President and CEO
Total Cash $4,841,200 Equity $15,577,891 Other $484,191 Total Compensation $20,903,282
Joakim Weidemanis
Executive Vice President
Total Cash $2,543,891 Equity $5,711,995 Other $215,799 Total Compensation $8,471,685
Matthew R. McGrew
Executive Vice President and CFO
Total Cash $2,316,728 Equity $4,933,263 Other $246,087 Total Compensation $7,496,078
Jose-Carlos Gutierrez-Ramos
Senior Vice President and Chief Science Officer
Total Cash $1,900,569 Equity $5,108,044 Other $188,572 Total Compensation $7,197,185
Georgeann Couchara
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Total Cash $1,538,922 Equity $3,585,818 Other $125,077 Total Compensation $5,249,817
For its 2023 fiscal year, DANAHER CORP, listed the following CEO pay ratio data on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
CEO Name CEO Pay Median Employee Pay CEO Pay Ratio
Rainer M. Blair CEO Pay $20,903,282 Median Employee Pay $65,010 CEO Pay Ratio 322:1
For its 2023 fiscal year, DANAHER CORP, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
A. Shane Sanders Total Cash $320,133
Alan G. Spoon Total Cash $338,133
Elias A. Zerhouni Total Cash $338,133
Feroz Dewan Total Cash $318,133
Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH Total Cash $318,133
John T. Schwieters Total Cash $351,133
Linda Filler Total Cash $382,133
Pardis C. Sabeti Total Cash $318,133
Raymond C. Stevens, Ph.D. Total Cash $318,133
Teri List Total Cash $318,133
Walter G. Lohr, Jr. Total Cash $328,133

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The information shown here is a reporting of information included in the company's proxy statement. The proxy statement includes footnotes and explanations of this information plus other information that is pertinent in assessing the overall value and appropriateness of the compensation information. For those interested in conducting a detailed compensation analysis, we recommend that you review the entire proxy statement. You may retrieve the full proxy statement by going to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website at and entering the company's name and then looking in the first column for an entry of "Form DEF 14A" (or any similar code). You may also find the annual proxy statement by going directly to the company's website.

A proxy statement (or "proxy") is a form that every publicly traded U.S. company is required to file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) within 120 days after the end of its fiscal year. The proxy must be sent to every shareholder in advance of the company's annual shareholders meeting. All proxy statements are public filings made available to the general public by the SEC.

The proxy statement's main purpose is to alert shareholders to the annual meeting and provide them information about the issues that will be voted on during the annual meeting, including decisions such as electing directors, ratifying the selection of auditors, and other shareholder-related decisions, including shareholder-initiated initiatives. Also, proxies must disclose specific detailed information regarding the pay practices for certain executives.