Richard A. Manoogian
Director since 1964
Mr. Manoogian, 77, joined us in 1958 and was elected Vice President and a director in 1964 and President in 1968. Mr. Manoogian served as Chief Executive Officer from 1985 until 2007, when he was elected Executive Chairman. He retired as an employee in 2009, to serve solely as Chairman of the Board, a position he held from 1985 until 2012, when he became our Chairman Emeritus. He is a director of Ford Motor Company.
Mr. Manoogian’s long-term leadership of Masco gives him extensive Company and industry-specific knowledge, including firsthand knowledge of our operations and strategy as well as a deep understanding of the new home construction and home improvement markets.
Executive Vice President of Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Christopher A. O’Herlihy
Director since 2013
Mr. O’Herlihy, 50, has been an Executive Vice President of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (“ITW”) since 2010, with worldwide responsibility for ITW’s Food Equipment segment. During his almost 25 years with ITW, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including as Group President of both ITW’s Food Equipment and Polymers & Fluids segments. Mr. O’Herlihy serves as a director of the National Restaurant Association, an industry trade association.
Mr. O’Herlihy has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of business, including operations, business strategy, acquisitions, emerging markets, financial performance and structure, legal matters, and human resources/talent management. Based on his current leadership position with ITW and his experience with ITW’s diversified global operations, he brings to our Board strategic insight and understanding of complex business and manufacturing operations, as well as a valuable perspective of international business operations.
Chairman and CEO of Dennis W. Archer PLLC and Chairman Emeritus, Dickinson Wright PLLC, a Detroit, Michigan-based law firm
Dennis W. Archer
Director since 2004
Mr. Archer, 72, has served as Chairman and CEO of Dennis W. Archer PLLC since 2010. He has also served as Chairman Emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC since 2010, prior to which he was Chairman from 2002 to 2009. Mr. Archer was Chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber from 2006 to 2007, and President of the American Bar Association from 2003 to 2004. He served two terms as Mayor of the City of Detroit, Michigan from 1994 through 2001 and was President of the National League of Cities from 2000 to 2001. He was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court in 1985, and in 1986 was elected to an eight-year term. Mr. Archer is also a director of Compuware Corporation and Johnson Controls, Inc.
Mr. Archer’s long and distinguished career as an attorney and judge provides the Board with specific expertise and a unique understanding of litigation and other legal matters. As a result of his position as Mayor of Detroit, he has broad leadership, administrative and financial experience and is also knowledgeable in the area of governmental relations.
Managing Director, Apjohn Group, LLC, a business development company, and General Partner, Apjohn Ventures Fund, Limited Partnership, a venture capital fund
Donald R. Parfet
Director since 2012
Mr. Parfet, 61, has been the Managing Director of Apjohn Group, LLC since 2001 and a General Partner of Apjohn Ventures Fund, Limited Partnership since 2003. Mr. Parfet retired in 2000 from Pharmacia Corporation, a pharmaceutical company where he served as Senior Vice President. He had also served two predecessor companies, Pharmacia & Upjohn and The Upjohn Company, as a senior corporate officer. Mr. Parfet is a director of Kelly Services, Inc. and Rockwell Automation, Inc. He also serves as a director or trustee of a number of charitable and civic organizations.
Mr. Parfet brings extensive financial and operating experience to the Board, including financial and corporate staff management responsibilities and senior operational responsibilities for multiple global business units. He is also experienced in leading strategic planning, risk assessment, human resource planning and financial planning and control. His global operating experience, strong financial background and proven leadership capabilities are especially important to the Board’s consideration of product and geographic expansion.
Retired Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of General Motors Corporation
J. Michael Losh
Director since 2003
Mr. Losh, 67, retired from General Motors Corporation in 2000 after 36 years of service in various capacities, lastly as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. He served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc. from July 2004 until May 2005. He is a director of Prologis, Aon plc, CareFusion Corporation, H.B. Fuller Company and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. During the past five years, he also served as a director of Cardinal Health, Inc. prior to the spin-off of CareFusion Corporation.
Based on his substantial finance and accounting expertise, Mr. Losh is the Chairman of our Audit Committee. He has significant experience in key leadership roles in a manufacturing environment. He currently serves on the boards and audit committees of other publicly held companies, giving him valuable exposure to developments in accounting, financial reporting, board oversight responsibilities, corporate governance and risk management.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., a diversified automotive supplier
John C. Plant
Director since 2012
Mr. Plant, 60, has been the Chairman of the Board of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. since 2011 and its President and Chief Executive Officer as well as a director since 2003. Prior to that, he had been a co-member of the Chief Executive Office of TRW Inc. and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the automotive business of TRW Inc. since 2001. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Plant was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of TRW Chassis Systems. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Plant was employed by Lucas Varity Automotive in management positions, ultimately serving as its President until it was acquired by TRW Inc. Mr. Plant serves as a director of the Automotive Safety Council and is the Vice Chairman of the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board.
Mr. Plant has a background in finance and extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of business, including operations, business development matters, financial performance and structure, legal matters and human resources. Based on his current leadership positions with a diversified global operation, he brings to our Board strategic insight and understanding of complex operations as well as a valuable perspective of international business.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Keith J. Allman
Director since 2014
Keith Allman was elected President and Chief Executive Officer effective February 14, 2014. Prior to his election, Mr. Allman was a Group President, a position he was promoted to in 2011, and had responsibility for Masco’s Plumbing Products and North American Cabinet businesses. While Group President, Mr. Allman was responsible for a number of companies accounting for approximately half of Masco’s revenues in 2012. In this role, Mr. Allman led the development and implementation of a platform-wide strategy including the turnaround of the North American Cabinet business. Prior to his Group President role, Mr. Allman had been President of Delta Faucet Company since April 2007. As the leader of this multinational business, he implemented significant improvements in the areas of brand awareness, innovation, customer service and financial performance. Mr. Allman joined Masco in 1998 as Vice President of Manufacturing at cabinet manufacturer Merillat Industries. While at Merillat, he was responsible for all operations and sales functions, including product development, procurement, manufacturing and distribution, and sales and service. Prior to joining Masco, Mr. Allman spent 13 years with General Motors in a variety of manufacturing, engineering and quality positions. Following his career at GM, he worked in the automotive tier one supply base in a number of senior leadership positions. Mr. Allman has a Mechanical Engineering degree from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) and a MBA from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Hansgrohe SE Supervisory Board and is on the board of the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Allman and his wife Miria have two children.
Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer and director of Taubman Centers, Inc., a real estate investment trust
Lisa A. Payne
Director since 2006
Ms. Payne, 55, has served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman of Taubman Centers, Inc. since 2005, prior to which she served as the Executive Vice President and the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer from 1997 to 2005. She has been a director of Taubman Centers, Inc. since 1997. Ms. Payne was an investment banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 1987 to 1997. She is a trustee of Munder Series Trust and Munder Series Trust II, open-end management investment companies.
Ms. Payne’s past experience as an investment banker and her present position as CFO of Taubman Centers provide the Board with financial, accounting and corporate finance expertise. In addition, Ms. Payne’s extensive experience in real estate investment, development and acquisition gives her an informed and thorough understanding of macroeconomic factors that may impact our business.
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Krey Distributing Company, a beverage distribution firm
Mary Ann Van Lokeren
Director since 1997
Ms. Van Lokeren, 66, served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Krey Distributing Company from 1987 through 2006 and as its Secretary upon joining Krey in 1978. She is a director of The Laclede Group, Inc.
Ms. Van Lokeren’s nearly 20 years of experience as the Chairman and CEO of a large and successful distribution company gives her valuable insight into many facets of company leadership and management including personnel, marketing, customer relationships and overall business strategy. Her current and past service as a director of other public companies and non-profit organizations gives her a broad perspective on issues of corporate governance, executive compensation, board oversight and risk management.
Retired Chairman/President of Bank One Corporation; Chairman of the Board, Masco Corporation
Verne G. Istock
Director since 1997
Mr. Istock, 73, joined NBD Bank in 1963 and served as Vice Chairman and a director of NBD Bank and its parent, NBD Bancorp, from 1985 until he was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1994. Upon the merger of NBD and First Chicago Corporation in 1995, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer of First Chicago NBD Corporation and was elected Chairman in 1996. Upon the merger of First Chicago NBD Corporation and Bank One Corporation in 1998, he was named Chairman of the Board of Bank One Corporation, where he served in various executive positions, including Chief Executive Officer, until his retirement in 2000. Mr. Istock is the lead director of Rockwell Automation, Inc. During the past five years, he also served as a director of Kelly Services, Inc.
Mr. Istock brings exceptional business leadership skills to the Board. His significant experience in finance and banking gives him a comprehensive understanding of credit and financial markets. His current and past service as a director of other publicly held companies provides the Board with important experience regarding corporate governance, executive compensation, risk management and other matters.