Thomas P. Joyce is President and Chief Executive Officer of Danaher Corporation, a position he assumed in September 2014. Mr. Joyce is responsible for the company’s strategic vision and leads the development and growth of Danaher’s global science and technology portfolio.
Mr. Joyce has more than 20 years of Danaher leadership experience. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, he served as Executive Vice President of Danaher Corporation, responsible for Danaher’s Water Quality platform and Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment. In this role, Mr. Joyce increased Danaher’s Water Quality revenue by over $1.5 billion and led the company’s major acquisitions of Beckman Coulter and AB SCIEX. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Joyce has also played a key role in developing and evolving the Danaher Business System, Danaher’s common operating philosophy.
Mr. Joyce began his Danaher career in 1989 as a Project Manager in the Danaher Tool Group, and later transitioned into a manufacturing role. In 1995, Mr. Joyce became President of Delta Consolidated Industries. Following this assignment, he became President of Hach Company, the world leader in analytical instrumentation for drinking water and wastewater applications in 2001. In 2002, Mr. Joyce became a Group Executive and Corporate Officer with Danaher Corporation, which led to his transition to Executive Vice President in 2006.
Prior to joining Danaher, Mr. Joyce worked as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting, where he worked with a large number of manufacturing businesses to implement lean tools and optimize transactional processes.
Mr. Joyce was born and raised on the north shore of Chicago and earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross in 1982. He and his wife, Claire, live in Washington, D.C. and have four children.