Chairman Emeritus since 2012
Mr. Manoogian was instrumental in the dramatic growth of Masco to become a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. His experience in navigating our Company through various phases of its transformation and diversification provides our Board with unique and extensive knowledge of our Company’s history and strategies. As a long-term leader at Masco, Mr. Manoogian possesses firsthand knowledge of our operations as well as a deep understanding of residential repair and remodeling and new home construction industries.
Charles K. Stevens, III
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of General Motors Company, since 2014
Mr. Stevens joined General Motors Company in 1983 with the Buick Motor Division. He brings over 30 years of financial experience to our board. His extensive background and expertise will provide our management and board with a significant understanding of finance, financial operations, international financial matters and consumer goods. His current responsibilities include leading General Motor Company’s global financial and accounting operations.
Christopher A. O’Herlihy
Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc., a global diversified industrial manufacturer of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses, since 2015
Mr. O'Herlihy joined Illinois Tool Works Inc. in 1989. During his almost 30 years with Illinois Tool Works, he has he has held several executive positions through which he has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of business, including business strategy, operations, acquisitions, emerging markets, financial performance and structure, legal matters, and human resources/talent management. His current responsibilities include developing and executing the overall corporate growth strategy. 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, gained through his experience with a multi-billion dollar diversified global organization.
Donald R. Parfet
Managing Director, Apjohn Group, LLC, a business development company, since 2000 and General Partner, Apjohn Ventures Fund, Limited Partnership, a venture capital fund, since 2003
As an executive with responsibilities for numerous global businesses, Mr. Parfet brings extensive financial and operating experience to our Board, particularly in areas of financial and corporate staff management and senior operational practices for multiple global business units. His experience in business development and venture capital firms provides our Board with a valued perspective on growth and strategy. 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 our Board’s consideration of product and geographic expansion and business development opportunities.
J. Michael Losh
Retired Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of General Motors Corporation, a global automotive company
Mr. Losh has strong leadership skills gained through significant executive leadership positions and through his service on boards of other publicly held companies in various industries. His current activities provide him with valuable exposure to developments in board oversight responsibilities, corporate governance, risk management, accounting and financial reporting, which enhances his service to us as Chairman of our Board. In addition, Mr. Losh has experience with and understands complex international financial transactions. He possesses substantial finance and accounting expertise gained through his experience as CFO of large organizations and through his service on other boards and audit committees.
John C. Plant
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., a diversified automotive supplier
Based on his leadership positions with multi-billion dollar diversified global companies, Mr. Plant brings to our Board strategic insight and understanding of complex operations as well as a valuable perspective of international business. He understands how to manage a company through economic cycles and major transactions. He also has a strong 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.
Keith J. Allman
Our President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Allman brings to our Board strong business leadership skills, hands-on operational experience with our businesses and valuable insight into our culture. He played an integral role in developing our strategies to strengthen our brands and improve our execution, which has helped to provide the foundation for the current direction of our Company. His key leadership positions within our Company have given him deep knowledge of all aspects of our business, and he also possesses a significant understanding of, and experience with, complex operations as well as company-specific customer expertise.
Lisa A. Payne
Former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Taubman Centers, Inc., a real estate investment trust
Ms. Payne provides leadership and executive management experience to our Board. She also possesses substantial financial, accounting and corporate finance expertise gained through her experience as Chief Financial Officer of Taubman Centers and as an investment banker. Her financial focus and proficiency helped guide Taubman Centers through the economic recession and increased shareholder value. She brings to our Board an understanding of growth strategy. 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.
President, Industrial Gases, Americas of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., since 2015
Ms. Ffolkes has served as the President, Industrial Gases, Americas of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. since 2015. In this role, she is responsible for leading the strategy implementation and profitability of the company’s industrial gases operations in North and South America. Ms. Ffolkes has strong leadership skills in areas important to Masco’s performance, including operations, finance, international markets, marketing and personnel.
Senior Vice President of Campbell Soup Company, a manufacturer and marketer of branded convenience products (through April 2, 2018) and President of Americas Simple Meals and Beverages, Campbell Soup Company (through April 2, 2018)
As President of Campbell Soup Company’s largest division, Mr. Alexander brings to our Board strong leadership skills and experience in developing and executing business growth strategies. His current business responsibilities include investing in brand-building, innovation and expanded distribution, which correspond to areas of focus at our business operations. His extensive international experience with consumer branded products and his background in marketing and customer relations also provide our Board with expertise and insight as we leverage our consumer brands in the global market.
Mary Ann Van Lokeren
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Krey Distributing Company, a beverage distribution firm
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. She also brings to our Board an understanding of product distribution and logistics. 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.
Reginald M. Turner, Jr.
Attorney and Member, Clark Hill PLC, a Detroit, Michigan-based law firm, since April 2000, and currently serves on its Executive Committee
As an accomplished litigator and legal advisor with expertise in labor and employment law and government relations, Mr. Turner brings to our Board powerful insight in these areas. His background, coupled with his service as a director of a financial institution and a member of its enterprise risk committee, make him a valuable asset to our Board in the areas of risk management and finance. Mr. Turner has numerous and varied experiences in business, civic and charitable leadership roles, and his skills and insight benefit our Board as it considers issues of risk management, corporate governance and legal risk.