Brett is president of Fortune Brands’ Doors & Security segment. Formed in 2018, this segment combines the business’ unique expertise in mechanical and electronic security with its leadership in exterior door systems. Under Brett’s strong leadership, the segment is focused on driving innovation and accelerating product development, enhancing platform scale and improving and speeding acquisition integration. The Doors & Security business includes Therma-Tru Doors and The Master Lock Company, which includes the Master Lock, SentrySafe and American Lock brands.
Brett joined Therma-Tru in February 2016, and has helped the business focus on the most profitable parts of the market and product portfolio, accelerate innovation and deliver impressive growth and returns. Brett draws on his wealth of experience and success with consumer and commercial organizations in the areas of growing businesses, expanding company portfolios, leveraging brands, driving sales and operating performance, global manufacturing and global general management.
Prior to joining Fortune Brands, Brett held a number of leadership roles within IDEX Corporation. Most recently, he was IDEX’s group president, Fluid & Metering Technologies Segment, the largest portfolio of businesses within the company. Concurrent with his group president role, Brett served as IDEX senior vice president and corporate officer, as well as president of the Asia business.
Brett began his career at Ingersoll-Rand Company, and over his 17 years there, held a number of engineering, supply chain and general manager roles across various business units.
Brett graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a BS in mechanical engineering.