Ken Cole was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Masco Corporation in July 2013. He joined Masco in June 2004 and previously held positions of increasing responsibility in its Legal Department. In his most recent position prior to his appointment, he served as Senior Assistant General Counsel and Director of Commercial Legal Affairs. Prior to joining Masco, Mr. Cole was a partner at the law firm of Thompson Hine in Cleveland, Ohio specializing in antitrust and complex business counseling and litigation. He has a Juris Doctor degree and Bachelor of Science (in Mechanical Engineering) degree from the University of Notre Dame.