DEERFIELD, IL - Master Brands Cabinets newly developing parent has named its board, which will oversee the company when its splits from Fortune Brands, Inc. to form Fortune Brands Home & Security.

Master Brand Cabinets (including Aristokraft, Omega and Diamond Cabinetry, etc.) will spin-off from Fortune brands later this year, along with Simonton Windows, Therma-Tru Doors, Fypon synthetic wall mouldings and other units from Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO).

When the spin-off completes of , current Fortune Brands CEO Bruce Carbonari said he will turn the reigns over to  David Thomas, lead Fortune Brands director. He will become non-executive Chairman of Fortune Brands Home & Security.

Carbonari led the Home & Hardware group (now known as Fortune Brands Home & Security) as it more than doubled sales to nearly $5 billion, who expects to take an advisory role for an unspecified time, called the spin-off "the perfect time personally to move on to new challenges.” Thomas has served on the board of Fortune Brands since 2000 and as lead director since 2007.
  
Board members for Fortune Brands Home & Security will be:

David Thomas (non-executive chairman), former chairman, IMS Health Incorporated; current Fortune Brands lead director
Richard Goldstein, former chairman & CEO, International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.; current Fortune Brands director
Ann Fritz Hackett, president, Horizon Consulting Group; current Fortune Brands director
Chris Klein, president & chief executive officer, Fortune Brands Home & Security
David Mackay, former chief executive officer, Kellogg Company; current Fortune Brands director
Ron Waters, former president & chief executive officer, LoJack Corporation; current Fortune Brands director
Norm Wesley, former chairman & chief executive officer, Fortune Brands; current Fortune Brands director

 

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