Board of Directors

Shareholders and other parties interested in communicating directly with the Board or with individual directors or the non-management or independent directors as a group may do so by addressing communications to the Board, to the specified individual director or to the non-management or independent directors, as applicable, c/o Corporate Secretary, Fortive Corporation, 6920 Seaway Blvd, Everett, WA 98203.

Mr. Spoon serves as the Chairman of the Board. The responsibilities of the Chairman of the Board include setting the agenda for each board meeting, in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer; chairing the meetings of directors and meetings of independent directors; and facilitating and conducting, with the Nominating and Governance Committee, the annual self-assessments by the Board and each standing committee of the Board.

  • Alan G. Spoon

    Alan G. Spoon serves as Chairman of the Board since 2016. In addition, Mr. Spoon has served on Danaher’s Board of Directors since 1999. He has served as Partner Emeritus of Polaris Partners, a company that invests in private technology and life science firms, since January 2015. Mr. Spoon has been a partner at Polaris since May 2000, and served as Managing General Partner from 2000 to 2010. Mr. Spoon is also a member of the board of directors of each of IAC/InterActiveCorp., Match Group, Inc.

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  • Israel Ruiz

    Israel Ruiz has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2016. In addition, Mr. Ruiz has been the Executive Vice President and Treasurer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a private research university of science and technology, since 2011. In this role, Mr. Ruiz oversees all principal administrative and financial functions of MIT. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ruiz served as the Vice President for Finance for MIT from 2007 to 2011 and as a principal for MIT’s Office of

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  • James A. Lico

    As Fortive’s founding President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lico drives Fortive’s overall vision, drawing on two decades of deep experience at Danaher.

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  • Feroz Dewan

    Feroz Dewan has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2016. He is the CEO of Arena Holdings Management LLC, an investment holding company. In addition, Mr. Dewan has served in a series of positions with Tiger Global Management, an investment firm with approximately $20 billion under management across public and private equity funds, from 2003 to 2015, inccluding most recently as Head of Public Equities.

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  • Kate D. Mitchell

    Kate D. Mitchell has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2016. In addition, Ms. Mitchell has served as a partner and co-founder of Scale Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley-based firm that invests in early-in-revenue technology companies, since 1997. Prior to her current role, Ms. Mitchell served with Bank of America, a multinational banking and financial services corporation, from 1988 to 1996, most recently as Senior Vice President for Bank of America Interactive Banking. Ms.

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  • Steven M. Rales

    Steven M. Rales has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2016. In addition, Mr. Rales is a co-founder of Danaher and has served on the board of directors of Danaher since 1983, serving as Danaher’s Chairman of the board of directors since 1984. He was also CEO of Danaher from 1984 to 1990. In addition, for more than the past five years he has been a principal in a private business entity in the area of film production. Mr. Rales is a brother of Mitchell P. Rales.

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  • Mitchell P. Rales

    Mitchell P. Rales has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2016. In addition, Mr. Rales is a co-founder of Danaher Corporation and has served on the board of directors of Danaher since 1983, serving as Chairman of the Executive Committee of Danaher since 1984. He was also President of Danaher from 1984 to 1990. In addition, for more than the past five years he has been a principal in private and public business entities in the manufacturing area. Mr. Rales is also a member of the board

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