The business of National Fuel is conducted by our employees, managers and officers under the oversight of the board of directors in order to serve the long-term interests of stockholders. The board and management recognize that the long-term interests of stockholders are served by considering the interests of customers, employees and the communities in which we operate.
The National Fuel board of directors is composed of nine independent directors and the president and CEO. The board had also appointed a director as lead independent director.
The board has five committees to help execute its responsibilities:
All members of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating/Corporate Governance committees are independent. Each of these committees has a charter that describes its responsibilities. The board’s structure and responsibilities are outlined in its Corporate Governance Guidelines.