VP of Supply Chain Risk Management
At Fortress, Joe Hughes leads the supply chain risk management function as the Vice President of Supply Chain Risk Management. In his role at Fortress, Joe is responsible for the execution of the vendor supply chain control assessments for our clients. Joe is a recognized leader with over 19 years of experience in cybersecurity and supply chain risk management.
For seven and a half years, Joe led the third-party risk management program at General Electric, one of the largest global suppliers in the energy and manufacturing industries. This program focused on the identification and management of supply chain risk across several critical industries, including energy, aviation and healthcare. He is also a founding board member of the Third-Party Risk Association (TPRA), an organization started by industry professionals focused on creating innovative solutions for the treatment of supply chain risk.