Masonite names new SVP

Jim Pelletier joins the door manufacturer as general counsel and corporate secretary.
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James "Jim" Pelletier

Masonite International Corporation, the global designer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of interior and exterior doors, announced that James “Jim” Pelletier has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, replacing Robert “Bob” E. Lewis.

“Bob made significant contributions to grow Masonite since joining the company in 2012,” said Howard Heckes, president and CEO, Masonite. “In addition to playing an important role in Masonite becoming a publicly-traded company, Bob has been a model of integrity for all of us and has consistently provided valuable counsel to the Board of Directors, management and employees throughout the company. We thank him for all he has done to help transform Masonite.”

Pelletier joins Masonite from Barnes Group Inc., where he served as senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary. He previously held corporate counsel positions as associate counsel with Pratt & Whitney and as compliance counsel for GE Aviation. 

“I am extremely pleased to have Jim join our company,” said Heckes. “His extensive background and demonstrated thought leadership on a variety of business issues will be valuable in executing our ‘Doors That Do More’ strategy.”

Based in Tampa, Fla., Masonite currently serves more than 7,000 customers globally.