Brett is president of Fortune Brands’ Outdoors & Security segment. This segment is focused on delivering products engineered for a lifetime of outdoor performance, and products that protect and provide security. Under Brett’s strong leadership, the segment continues to find opportunities within the fast-growing outdoor living market, and is driving innovation, accelerating product development, and enhancing platform scale. The Outdoors & Security segment includes Therma-Tru entry door systems, Fiberon outdoor performance materials, and Master Lock and SentrySafe security products.
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.