Norm serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
Before retiring in October 2008, Norm served as Chairman of the Board of Fortune Brands, Inc. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Brands from December 1999 to January 2008. He joined the Board in 1999 and served as the company's President and Chief Operating Officer. From 1997 through 1998, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of both MasterBrand Industries, Inc. and ACCO World Corporation, Fortune Brands' home and hardware and office products subsidiaries. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of ACCO World Corporation. Norm serves as a Director of Acuity Brands, Inc.
Norm has a BS in finance, cum laude, and an MBA, magna cum laude, from the University of Utah.