Fortress International Group, Inc. Announces Director Retirement
COLUMBIA, Md., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Fortress International Group, Inc. (Other OTC: FIGI) a provider of consulting and engineering, construction management and site services for mission-critical facilities, today announced that Harvey Weiss has notified the Company he does not intend to stand for reelection to the Company’s board of directors at the Company’s 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. In his notification, Mr. Weiss cited his ongoing support for the Company.
“Harvey Weiss was a driving force in the founding of Fortress International Group and has been a consistent supporter and contributor to the Company ever since,” observed Peter Woodward, Chairman of the board of directors. “He is a person of high integrity, possessing both technical and business acumen. We hope Harvey will continue to assist the Company going forward and his experience, energy and enthusiasm on the board will be missed.”
“Fortress has evolved into a uniquely qualified industry leading provider of modular data center services,” Weiss said, adding, “The current management team is well equipped to capitalize on the opportunities in the marketplace.”
About Fortress International Group, Inc.
Fortress International Group, Inc. is leading mission-critical facilities into a new era of maximum uptime and efficiency. Fortress provides consulting and engineering, construction management and 24/7/365 site services for the world’s most technology dependent organizations. Serving as a trusted advisor, Fortress delivers the strategic guidance and pre-planning that makes every stage of the critical facility lifecycle more efficient. For those who own, lease or manage mission-critical facilities, Fortress provides innovative end-to-end capital management, energy, IT strategy, procurement, design, construction, implementation and operations solutions that optimize performance and reduce cost.
Fortress International Group, Inc. is headquartered in Maryland, with offices throughout the U.S. For more information, visit: www.thefigi.com or call 888-321-4877.
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