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09/07/2021

Masonite names new Global Residential President

Chris Ball most recently served as president of the Americas for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
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Chris Ball

Masonite International Corporation announced today that Chris Ball has joined the company as president, global residential. 

Ball replaces James A. “Tony” Hair, who submitted his resignation in August.

“Chris has an extensive background leading global teams to drive growth,” said 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 of the 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 Corporation, including leadership of sales and operations for the KitchenAid small appliance business and general management of the North America Laundry unit, Whirlpool’s largest business. 

Masonite designs, produces and distributes interior and exterior doors for the remodeling, residential construction, and non-residential construction markets.

Based in Tampa, Fla., the company currently serves approximately 7,600 customers in 60 countries.