This EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is entered into by and
between Fisher Scientific International, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the
"Company") and Paul M. Montrone (the "Executive"), dated as of the 31st day of
1. TERM OF THE AGREEMENT. This Agreement shall commence as of
December 31, 2001 (the "Effective Date") and end on December 31, 2006 (the
"Initial Employment Period" and, together . . .