Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 8, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Missouri   001-07845   44-0324630

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


No. 1 Leggett Road,

Carthage, MO

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 417-358-8131


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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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 August 8, 2018, Matthew C. Flanigan, the Company’s Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer, notified the Company of his decision to retire as an officer of the Company. A specific date for Mr. Flanigan’s retirement has not been set, and Mr. Flanigan has indicated he is willing to continue serving as Chief Financial Officer until a successor has been hired and through a reasonable transition period. The Company plans to begin a search to replace Mr. Flanigan as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Flanigan has served in that role since 2003.

On the same date, Mr. Flanigan also notified the Company of his decision to retire as a director of the Company to be effective concurrent with his retirement as an officer. Mr. Flanigan has served as a director since 2010.

President and CEO Karl G. Glassman commented, “I want to thank Matt for his many contributions to the success of Leggett & Platt. Matt has been an outstanding CFO, having served as CFO for approximately 15 years. He will be greatly missed, but we wish him well in his retirement.”




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 hereunto duly authorized.


Date: August 10, 2018     By:   /S/ SCOTT S. DOUGLAS
      Scott S. Douglas

Senior Vice President –

General Counsel & Secretary