Daniel Raskas is SVP, Corporate Development of Danaher and co-leads mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He oversees investment activity, including identification, valuation, due diligence, contract strategy, and negotiations.
Daniel joined Danaher in 2004, originally serving as VP, Corporate Development, and was promoted to his current role in 2010. Throughout his tenure, he has led business development across the company and overseen a number of major acquisitions, including Beckman Coulter and Pall.
Before joining Danaher, Daniel was a partner at Thayer Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on buyout and growth equity investments in the middle market. He also served as an associate at Arnold & Porter LLP for several years, where he specialized in transactional work including M&A and public offerings.
Daniel received a BA in Government from Harvard College, an MBA from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, and a JD from Harvard Law School.