The Board is committed to maintaining strong corporate governance policies and practices. The Board has set forth policies and procedures as well as a framework for establishing the highest level of business integrity and accountability.
Fortress’s Board of Directors is elected annually by shareholders. The Board is currently comprised of ten directors, five of which are considered independent, or are not officers or employees of the Company. There are three standing committees, all of which are completely independent. The committees are as follows: the Audit Committee, Nominating, Corporate Governance and Conflicts Committee and the Compensation Committee.