SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) September 25, 2012
LEGGETT & PLATT, INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 417-358-8131
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 25, 2012, the Board of Directors accepted the offered resignation of Ray A. Griffith from the Board and his related responsibilities on the Audit Committee, effective September 25, 2012.
The Companys Corporate Governance Guidelines require a director to offer his or her resignation upon a substantial change of principal occupation. Mr. Griffith recently stepped down as President of Ace Hardware Corporation and announced plans to retire from his role as Chief Executive Officer of Ace on March 31, 2013.
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.