Danaher names Zerhouni to board of directors

AP News
Posted: Dec 10, 2009 6:03 PM

Medical and industrial equipment maker Danaher Corp. said Thursday it has appointed Dr. Elias Zerhouni to its board of directors.

Zerhouni, a physician and scientist, served as director of the National Institutes of Health from 2002 to 2008. He currently serves as senior adviser at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and as senior fellow for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program.

His initial term on Danaher's board expires at the company's 2011 annual shareholder's meeting.