Alan G. Spoon


Alan G. Spoon has served as Fortive’s Chairman of the Board since 2016. In addition, Mr. Spoon served as a Partner of Polaris Partners, a company that invests in private technology and life science firms, from 2000 to 2018, including as Managing General Partner from 2000 to 2010 and as Partner Emeritus from 2015 to 2018. Mr. Spoon is also a member of the board of directors of each of Danaher Corporation, IAC/InterActiveCorp., and Match Group, Inc. In addition, Mr. Spoon previously served as a director of Cable One, Inc., a public company, until February 2021. In addition to his prior leadership role at Polaris Partners, Mr. Spoon previously served as president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of one of the country’s largest, publicly-traded education and media companies.

Mr. Spoon's public and private company leadership experience gives him insight into business strategy, leadership, marketing, finance, corporate governance, executive compensation and board management. His public company and private equity experience gives him insight into trends in the internet and technology industries, acquisition strategy, and financing, each of which represents an area of key strategic opportunity for Fortive.

Eric Branderiz


Eric Branderiz has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2023. Mr. Branderiz previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Enphase Energy, Inc., a publicly traded semiconductor and renewable energy technology company, from 2018 through 2022. As Enphase’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Branderiz oversaw all finance, legal and corporate development functions. Prior to joining Enphase, Mr. Branderiz served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of Tesla, Inc., an automotive and renewable energy company, from 2016 to 2018 and in various senior roles, including as a Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of SunPower Corporation, from 2010 to 2016. Prior to joining SunPower, Mr. Branderiz served in various senior roles with Knowledge Learning Corporation, Spansion, Inc. and Advanced Micro Devices. Mr. Branderiz is a Certified Public Accountant in California and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta.

In addition to his deep knowledge and experience with innovation and disruptive technology, hypergrowth, as well as deep experience with the sustainable energy and semiconductor sectors, Mr. Branderiz brings extensive expertise in financial operations, accounting and financial reporting, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, risk management, legal operations, ESG and corporate governance.

Daniel L. Comas


Daniel L. Comas has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2021. Mr. Comas served as Executive Vice President of Danaher Corporation from April 2005 through December 2020, including as Chief Financial Officer through December 2018. Mr. Comas joined Danaher in 1991 and had served in various roles at Danaher, including in roles with responsibilities over corporate development, treasury, finance and risk management. Mr. Comas currently serves as an advisor to Danaher and is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Mr. Comas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Stanford University.

Sharmistha Dubey


Sharmistha Dubey has served on Fortive's Board of Directors since 2020. Ms. Dubey previously served as the CEO of Match Group, a publicly-traded provider of global dating products, from 2020 to 2022, overseeing growth for the portfolio of brands including Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, PlentyOfFish, and OurTime. In addition, Ms. Dubey pervious served in various other senior leadership positions at Match Group from 2006 to 2020, including as Match Group’s President, COO of Tinder, President of Match Group Americas, Chief Product Officer of Match, and Chief Product Officer and EVP of The Princeton Review.

Ms. Dubey is also a member of the board of directors of Match Group, Naspers Limited, and Prosus N.V.

Ms. Dubey holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Engineering from Ohio State University.

Rejji P. Hayes


Rejji P. Hayes has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2020. Since 2017, Mr. Hayes has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE: CMS), a publicly traded electric and natural gas company. As CMS Energy’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Hayes oversees all treasury, tax, investor relations, accounting, financial planning and analysis, internal audit services, supply chain, facilities, fleet, corporate safety, and mergers and acquisitions for CMS Energy Corporation. Mr. Hayes also previously served as Chairman of the Board of EnerBank USA®, a former CMS Energy subsidiary and nationwide provider of home improvement loans. Prior to joining CMS Energy Corporation, Mr. Hayes served as the Chief Financial Officer of ITC Holdings Corp, a publicly traded electric transmission company, from 2014 to 2016 and as its Vice President, Finance and Treasurer from 2012 to 2014. Prior to joining ITC Holdings Corp., Mr. Hayes held strategy and financial leadership roles for Exelon Corporation, Lazard Freres & Co., and Banc of America Securities. Mr. Hayes holds a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and a master’s degree in business from Harvard Business School.

In addition to his strong knowledge of the power and energy sector, Mr. Hayes brings extensive experience in finance, capital markets, accounting and financial reporting, valuation, mergers & acquisitions, risk management, ESG and regulatory matters, and corporate governance.

Wright L. Lassiter III


Wright L. Lassiter III has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2022. Mr. Lassiter is currently CEO of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system operating over 140 hospitals and over 1,500 care sites across 21 states.

Prior to joining CommonSpirit Health in 2022, Mr. Lassiter was the President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System from 2014 to 2022 and the CEO of Alameda Health System in Oakland, California, from 2005 to 2014. Mr. Lassiter is also the chair of The American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees, serving as the top-elected official of the AHA Board, a national organization that represents America’s hospitals and health systems to advance health in America. In addition, Mr. Lassiter is a director of Quest Diagnostics, a publicly traded diagnostic information services company, as well as a member of its Audit and Finance Committee and its Quality and Compliance Committee. Until March 2023, Mr. Lassiter was a director of DT Midstream, a publicly traded energy company, as well as the chair of its Corporate Governance Committee, a member of its Environmental, Social and Governance Committee, and a member of its Organization and Compensation Committee.

Mr. Lassiter has extensive executive experience in leading-edge health services as well as executive management experience in innovation, strategic planning and execution, governance, finance, and community service.

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.

Mr. Lico joined Danaher in 1996 as Vice President Operations of Veeder-Root in Altoona, Pennsylvania, and was tapped for roles of increasing responsibility before being appointed Danaher Executive Vice President and member of the Danaher Office of the Chief Executive. During his tenure, his multi-industry responsibilities focused on test and measurement, transportation technologies and industrial technologies.

Mr. Lico has also had corporate responsibility for Danaher Corporate Procurement, served as Danaher’s executive leader for the Emerging Market Regional Boards of China, Japan, India and Middle East, and ran the Danaher Business System Office from 2004 to 2005.

Prior to Danaher, Mr. Lico held positions of progressively broader scope at AlliedSignal and General Motors. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Netscout Systems, a publicly traded network technology company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. He holds a BS from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Management from Northwestern University. Jim lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife Maureen and three children.

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. Mitchell currently serves on the boards of directors of Silicon Valley Bank, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and other private company boards on behalf of Scale Venture Partners. Ms. Mitchell’s qualifications include, among other factors, extensive experience in the technology industry as well experience in the areas of business management and operations, finance and executive compensation.

Jeannine P. Sargent


Jeannine P. Sargent has served on Fortive’s Board of Directors since 2019. Ms. Sargent has served as an operating partner of Katalyst Ventures, an early-stage technology venture fund, since 2018. Ms. Sargent has also served as a senior advisor at Generation Investment Management, LLP since 2017 and as an advisor at Breakthrough Energy Ventures since 2018, each an investment venture focused on sustainable innovation. Previously, Ms. Sargent served as president of Innovation and New Ventures at Flex, a leader in global design and manufacturing, from 2012 until 2017. Prior to joining Flex, Ms. Sargent served as the chief executive officer at Oerlikon Solar, a thin-film silicon solar photovoltaic module manufacturer and a wholly owned subsidiary of Oerlikon, a publicly-traded Swiss company, and Voyan Technology, an embedded systems software provider. Ms. Sargent is also a director and an audit committee member of Synopsys, Inc., a publicly-traded electronic design automation company, and the lead independent director and chair of the nominating and governance committee of Proterra Inc., a commercial vehicle electrification technology company. Ms. Sargent was also a director at Cypress Semiconductor Corp. from 2017 to 2020, serving on the compensation and nominating and governance committees. She also currently serves on several investment and advisory boards and is on the board of trustees at Northeastern University. She holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Northeastern University and certificates from the executive development programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Harvard University and Stanford University and CERT certificate of cyber risk oversight from National Association of Corporate Directors in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University.

Ms. Sargent has over 30 years of experience encompassing leadership, operations, marketing and engineering roles with a diverse mix of high technology hardware and software companies across multiple industries. In addition, Ms. Sargent has significant experience with development and global launch of disruptive technology, executing investment and acquisition strategies, corporate governance, cybersecurity, sustainable innovation and executive compensation.