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Masonite Names Chris Ball as President, Global Residential

Chris Ball has joined Masonite International Corp. as president, global residential. He replaces James A. “Tony” Hair, who submitted his resignation in August.

“Chris has an extensive background leading global teams to drive growth,” says Howard Heckes, president and CEO. “I believe his leadership style, knowledge and relevant experience will be strong assets in helping us achieve our growth initiatives, including delivering on our Doors That Do More strategy. I am delighted to have an executive of his caliber join our leadership team.”

Ball was most recently President – Americas for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, where he led the North America, Latin America and Global Commercial Truck business units. Prior to joining Cooper Tire, Ball served in various roles at Whirlpool Corp., including leadership of sales and operations for the KitchenAid small appliance business and general management of the North America Laundry unit.