Trusscore Announces Appointment of Marianne Thompson to Board of Directors

Former Home Hardware Chief Commercial Officer Brings Deep Knowledge of the Building Materials Industry to the Trusscore Board

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 — 

Trusscore, the material science company transforming the way the world builds interior walls and ceilings, today announced the appointment of Marianne Thompson to its Board of Directors.

Marianne Thompson brings extensive industry experience and a proven track record of driving business value and growth while expanding market share. Her appointment is set to strengthen the company’s market position and continue its commitment to delivering sustainable building solutions.

"I’m thrilled to join the Trusscore board and contribute to the company's growth,” said Thompson. “The focus on sustainability and innovation at Trusscore aligns with my passion for driving business transformation and delivering value to customers in the residential and commercial building sectors."

“We are excited to welcome Marianne Thompson to the Trusscore Board of Directors,” said Trusscore CEO Dave Caputo. “Marianne is a results-driven leader with a significant record within the North American residential and commercial building material markets. Her deep expertise in the consumer home improvement industry and leading businesses through growth and change with a customer-focused mindset will be invaluable. The appointment of Marianne, recognized as a 2022 Top Women in Retail Honoree by Women in Retail Leadership Circle, will provide the board with a greater understanding of the needs of building materials distributors, retailers, and consumers.”

Marianne most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer at Home Hardware, where she was responsible for their overall commercial strategy, and oversaw Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Retail Operations. She also held executive positions at JELD-WEN Windows and Doors, Alexandria Moulding, Supplier Pipeline, and Colonial Elegance Inc.

Trusscore produces several building material products, including Trusscore Wall&CeilingBoard, a more sustainable replacement for painted drywall. Trusscore Wall&CeilingBoard helps reduce the 2 million tons of drywall waste that end up in U.S. landfills annually.  

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About Trusscore

Trusscore is changing how people build buildings and the environmental footprint left behind when they do. Trusscore is focusing on R&D and bringing material science to its formulations–making its products functional and beautiful. Trusscore Wall&CeilingBoard is changing the way the world builds interior walls with a material that is installed three times faster and is incredibly durable, reusable, and recyclable. The company’s marketing and R&D teams are based at the Communitech Hub in Kitchener, with manufacturing plants in Palmerston, Ontario, and Calgary, Alberta. For more information, visit