Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 10, 2011
Masco Corporation
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Delaware   1-5794   38-1794485
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission 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.
     On May 10, 2011, the Board of Directors of Masco Corporation (the “Company”) elected John P. Lindow, 47, to serve as Vice President — Controller of the Company effective at the close of business on May 13, 2011, and designated Mr. Lindow as the Company’s principal accounting officer. Mr. Lindow was employed as a Group Controller of the Company from 2000 to 2006, and then served as Vice President Administration — Plumbing Products Platform until 2009, when he became the Vice President — Controller, Corporate Accounting.
     Effective at the close of business on May 13, 2011, William T. Anderson, 64, stepped down as Vice President — Controller and principal accounting officer of the Company. Mr. Anderson will continue on a part-time basis to help ensure a smooth transition as Mr. Lindow assumes the role of Controller and principal accounting officer.
Item 5.07   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
     The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 10, 2011 at its corporate offices in Taylor, Michigan. At the Annual Meeting, Company stockholders voted on four proposals. A brief description of the proposals and the final results of voting on each proposal are set forth below.
Proposal 1 — The re-election of three Class II Directors to serve until the Annual Meeting in 2014. Votes were cast as follows:
    Votes For     Votes Against     Abstentions     Non-Votes  
Verne G. Istock
    254,785,901       44,554,404       366,270       19,745,888  
J. Michael Losh
    242,471,693       56,839,628       395,254       19,745,888  
Timothy Wadhams
    292,808,815       6,653,844       243,916       19,745,888  
Proposal 2 — A non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, the compensation tables and the related material disclosed in the Proxy Statement. Votes were cast as follows:
Votes For
  Votes Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
133,699,389   165,508,115   499,071   19,745,888



Proposal 3 — A non-binding advisory vote to recommend the frequency of future stockholder advisory votes on the Company’s executive compensation. Votes were cast as follows:
One Year   Two Years   Three Years   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
268,798,018   634,131   29,950,043   324,383   19,745,888
     Proposal 4 - The ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to act as independent auditors for the Company for 2011. Votes were cast as follows:
Votes For   Votes Against   Abstentions
310,940,630   8,400,653   111,180



     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.
  By:   /s/ John G. Sznewajs    
    Name:   John G. Sznewajs   
    Title:   Vice President, Treasurer and
Chief Financial Officer 
May 16, 2011