Form 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 4, 2012



Masco Corporation

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   1-5794   38-1794485

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

21001 Van Born Road, Taylor, Michigan   48180
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(313) 274-7400

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d) On December 4, 2012, the Board of Directors of Masco Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Donald R. Parfet as a director of the Company. He will serve on the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Parfet, 60, is the Managing Director of Apjohn Group, LLC, a business development company, and a General Partner of Apjohn Ventures Fund Limited Partnership, a venture capital fund. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Kelly Services, Inc. and Rockwell Automation, Inc.

There are no understandings or arrangements between Mr. Parfet and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Parfet was selected as a director of the Company. There are and have been no transactions, either since the beginning of the Company’s last fiscal year or currently proposed, regarding Mr. Parfet that are required to be disclosed by Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Parfet will receive the compensation and participate in the programs applicable to all non-employee Company directors as described in the Company’s proxy statement dated April 5, 2012, including the Company’s Non-Employee Directors Equity Program.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.




/s/ John G. Sznewajs
Name:   John G. Sznewajs
Title:   Vice President, Treasurer and
  Chief Financial Officer

December 5, 2012