Masonite International Corp. has appointed John H. Chuang, co-founder and CEO of Aquent, to the company’s board of directors effectively immediately. Chuang was appointed to fill a vacancy on the board.

“John has a wealth of experience and insights in change management, talent acquisition and employee development,” said Robert J. Byrne, chairman of the board of directors. “We are pleased to welcome John to the Masonite board of directors and look forward to his contributions.”

Chuang co-founded Aquent in his dorm room as an undergraduate at Harvard University in 1986. Within five years, the workforce solutions company was the 12th fastest-growing private company in America. Over the course of his career, Chuang has received recognition such as Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” Mass High Tech’s “High Tech All-Star,” Ernst and Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” and Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Staffing 100.”

Chuang previously served as president of the Massachusetts Staffing Association and as chairman of the board of directors of Angie’s List. He has also served as a board member for the American Staffing Association and AIGA. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School.

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