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Masonite Announces Retirement of Chief Customer Experience Officer

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Masonite International Corporation (DOOR) today announced that Larry Repar has decided to retire as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer on or about August 1, 2017 after 22 years of service with Masonite. Larry will continue in his current role until his retirement date and is expected to provide consulting services to Masonite beyond his retirement.

“Larry has been a highly valued member of our Leadership Team, and he will be greatly missed," said Fred Lynch, President and CEO. "His deep knowledge of the door industry and lasting industry relationships have been instrumental to Masonite’s successful turnaround and subsequent growth.”

“It’s been a wonderful 22 years at Masonite,” said Larry Repar. “From creating an industry leader through strategic acquisitions, to helping guide the company through the housing downturn, and most recently building innovative new digital capabilities and talent, it’s been a phenomenal experience working with great customers and the best employees in the industry. I believe Masonite is very well positioned for the future.”

“It’s been an honor and pleasure to work alongside Larry and we wish him the best in his next phase of life,” stated Lynch. “Like all great leaders, Larry has built a very capable team to continue our vision of making the process to select, purchase and install doors easy, fast and simple, and in doing so drive greater demand throughout the industry.“

About Masonite

Masonite International Corporation is a leading global designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling; and the non-residential building construction markets. Since 1925, Masonite has provided its customers with innovative products and superior service at compelling values. Additional information about Masonite can be found at www.masonite.com.

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