This excerpt taken from the FDO 10-K filed Nov 7, 2005.
ITEM 10. DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT
The information required by this item as to the Companys directors, director nominees, audit committee financial expert, audit committee, and procedures for stockholders to recommend director nominees will be included in the Companys proxy statement to be filed for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on January 19, 2006, under the captions Election of Directors and Corporate Governance Matters and Committees of the Board of Directors and is incorporated by reference herein. The information required by this item as to compliance by the Companys directors, executive officers and certain beneficial owners of the Companys Common Stock with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 also will be included in said proxy statement under the caption Section 16(a) Beneficial Ownership Reporting Compliance and also is incorporated herein by reference. The information required by this item as to executive officers is included in Part I, Item 1 of this Report and also is incorporated herein by reference.
The Company has adopted: (i) a Code of Ethics that applies to the Chief Executive Officer and senior financial officers, including the Chief Financial Officer, the principal accounting officer and the controller; (ii) a Code of Business Conduct that governs the actions of all Company employees, including officers; and (iii) a Board of Directors Code of Business Conduct applicable to all directors (collectively the Codes of Conduct). The Codes of Conduct are posted within the Investors section of the Companys Internet Website at www.familydollar.com. The Company will provide a copy of the Codes of Conduct to any stockholder upon request. Any amendments to and/or any waiver from a provision of any of the Codes of Conduct granted to any director, executive officer or any senior financial officer, must be approved by the Board of Directors and will be disclosed on the Companys Internet Website within three business days following the amendment or waiver. The information contained on or connected to the Companys Internet Website is not incorporated by reference into this Form 10-K and should not be considered part of this or any other report that the Company files with or furnishes to the Securities and Exchange Commission.