TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Masonite International Corporation (NYSE: DOOR) today announced the appointment of Cory Sorice as Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, effective August 19, 2019.
Cory joins Masonite with over 25 years of marketing, business development and general management experience. Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager, Emerging Business for Chamberlain Group, Inc., a world leader in garage, gate and commercial door access. Before joining Chamberlain, Cory held leadership roles at Stanley Black & Decker Corporation, Newell Rubbermaid and the market research firm Information Resources, Inc. Additionally, Cory was President and Co-Founder of Invequity, LLC, a company focused on servicing the technology transfer and patent licensing market.
Cory is a named inventor on ten U.S. patents in home automation and access controls. He earned his MBA from Northwestern University, BS in Accounting from Miami University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
“Cory has a demonstrated ability to understand markets and mobilize organizations to develop new products and systems that add value to customers,” stated Howard Heckes, President and CEO. “This experience of transforming insights into solutions is key as we drive innovations that bring doors to the forefront of homeowners minds and build Masonite’s brand through product leadership.”
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. Masonite currently serves more than 9,000 customers in 64 countries. Additional information about Masonite can be found at www.masonite.com.