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Masonite names Dan Shirk as chief information officer

Masonite names Dan Shirk as chief information officer

TAMPA, Fla.— Masonite International Corporation has announced the appointment of Dan Shirk as senior vice president and chief information officer.

Shirk joins Masonite with over 25 years of IT, operations and general management experience. Most recently, he was vice president, information systems and project management office for Ascena Retail Group, a clothing retailer with approximately $7 billion in annual sales. Before joining Ascena,Shirk held leadership roles at Boral Stone Products and Owens Corning. As president of Boral Stone Products, Dan had general management accountability for the cultured stone business.

Shirk spent the first decade of his career with Ford Motor Company where he held a variety of engineering and production roles of increasing responsibility. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering from The Ohio State University and has completed leadership development programs through Harvard University and Ford’s Lean Learning Academy.

“Dan has a robust set of experiences, not just as an IT leader, but as an operations and business leader,” stated Fred Lynch, president and CEO. “He has a proven track record of leading large portfolios of IT projects, including ERP deployments and supporting digital initiatives. This experience will prove valuable as we continue to transform our system capabilities and lead with digital solutions.”