This month’s featured guest on “Lean Catalyst” is: Dave Banyard, President & CEO – MasterBrand, Inc. (NYSE: MBC)
In this dynamic, one-hour interview series, we will bring together like-minded CEOs who have successfully embraced Lean thinking to drive exceptional results. Through captivating conversations, we delve into their remarkable achievements, uncovering the strategies, insights, and practical wisdom that have propelled their organizations forward. Each interview features an in-depth interview with a distinguished CEO who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in leveraging Lean principles. It’s a great opportunity for sharing experiences, strategies, and valuable knowledge that others can apply to their own leadership journeys.
Mr. Banyard is the President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterBrand, Inc. Before assuming his current role, Mr. Banyard served as President of MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., the Cabinets segment of Fortune Brands Home and Security, Inc., from 2019 to 2022. Mr. Banyard came to Fortune Brands from Myers Industries, Inc., an international manufacturer of packaging, storage and safety products and specialty molding, where he led the transformation of that business as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he was Group President, Fluid Handling Technologies at Roper Technologies, Inc., where he led a diverse portfolio of companies serving a wide array of end markets. He began his business career with Danaher Corporation and held successive leadership roles culminating with his leadership of the Vehicle Systems business unit of Kollmorgen, based in Stockholm, Sweden. Mr. Banyard also completed an 11-year career in the U.S. Navy as a fighter pilot.
Mr. Banyard holds a BA in economics from Princeton University and an MBA from The University of Virginia Darden School of Business.