The story has been updated to include comments from Danaher's conference call.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher said after the close of the market on Wednesday that total revenues for the first quarter increased 5 percent year over year as revenues from its Life Sciences and Diagnostics segment rose nearly 6 percent.

The company also announced that its President and CEO Lawrence Culp will retire on March 1, 2015.

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