LEGGETT - Key Persons


Andrew C. Bender

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Vice President - Treasurer
Drew Bender joined the Company in 2006 after holding positions with EDS (Chicago) and Honeywell (China) to become our Manager of International Treasury. After serving in positions of increasing responsibility, he was appointed Vice President - Treasurer in 2020.

Angela Barbee

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director since 2022
Professional Experience Ms. Barbee was Senior Vice President-Technology and Global R&D of Weber Inc., a manufacturer of charcoal, gas, pellet, and electric outdoor grills and accessories, from 2021 until January 2022. She previously served as Vice President-Advance Development, Global Kitchen & Bath Group of Kohler Company, a global leader in the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power systems, and luxury cabinetry and tile, from 2020 to 2021, and as Vice President-New Product Development and Engineering, Global Faucets from 2018 to 2020. Ms. Barbee served as Director-Global Creative Design Operations of General Motors, a global company that designs, builds, and sells trucks, crossovers, cars, and automobile parts and accessories, from 2013 to 2017, and in various other capacities since 1994. Education Ms. Barbee holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Wayne State University, a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, and has completed the Executive Education Program in the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan.

Benjamin M. Burns

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President - Business Support Services
Mr. Burns was appointed Senior Vice President - Business Support Services in February 2022. He previously served as Vice President - Business Support Services since 2019, Vice President & Treasurer from 2017 to 2019, Vice President Internal Audit & Due Diligence from 2012 to 2017, and in other internal audit positions from 2003 to 2011. Prior to joining the Company, he worked in internal audit positions for the Allstate Corporation. Mr. Burns holds a degree in accounting and an MBA, both from Pittsburg State University.

Charles P. Hutchins

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Company in 2006 As Staff VP - Domestic Taxes
  • Vice President - Chief Tax Officer
Chuck Hutchins joined the Company in 2006 as Staff VP - Domestic Taxes and was named Vice President - Tax in 2018. Chuck holds his BS in Accountancy from the University of Missouri, is a CPA, and worked for over 20 years for PricewaterhouseCoopers in California before joining the Company.

Christina Ptasinski

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer
Ms. Ptasinski was appointed Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer in 2021. She joined the Company with over 20 years of human resources leadership experience, most recently as Senior Vice President HR for CEVA Logistics, where she previously served as Head of Global HR Performance. Prior to that, Ms. Ptasinski was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Crane Worldwide Logistics. Ms. Ptasinski holds a bachelor's degree in social work from Carthage College and a masters in HR Management from LaRoche College.

Darrel E. Wild

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Company in 2010 As Managing Director of Global Credit
  • Vice President - Chief Credit Officer
Darrel Wild joined the Company in 2010 as Managing Director of Global Credit and was appointed Vice President - Chief Credit Officer in 2019. Prior to joining the Company, he held several positions of increasing responsibility with Textron Financial Corporation, including serving as Senior Vice President - Portfolio Management & Development.

J. Mitchell Dolloff - CEO, Managing Director, President

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Managing Director
  • President
  • Management Director since 2020
Mr. Dolloff holds a degree in economics from Westminster College (Fulton, Missouri), as well as a law degree and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. As the Company's President and CEO, Mr. Dolloff provides comprehensive insight to the Board from strategic planning to implementation at all levels of the Company around the world, as well as the Company's relationships with investors, the financial community and other key stakeholders Mr. Dolloff was appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2022, and continues to serve as President since his appointment in 2020. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from 2019 until his appointment as CEO, President - Bedding Products from 2020 to 2021, President - Specialized Products & Furniture Products from 2017 to 2019, Senior Vice President, President - Specialized Products from 2016 to 2017, Vice President and President of the Automotive Group from 2014 to 2015, President - Automotive Asia from 2011 to 2013, Vice President of Specialized Products segment from 2009 to 2013, and in various other capacities since 2000. Mr. Dolloff holds a law degree and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. His previous experience includes several years working in mergers & acquisitions and securities at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York. He was first elected as a director of the Company in 2020.

J. Tyson Hagale - President, SVP

Job Titles:
  • President
  • Senior Vice President
  • Senior Vice President, President - Bedding Products
Mr. Hagale was appointed Senior Vice President, President - Bedding Products in August 2021. He previously served as Commercial Vice President for Domestic Bedding since 2020, President of the Home Furniture Group in 2020, President of the Furniture Hardware Division from 2018 to 2020, and in various roles of increasing responsibility in the Company's bedding and furniture businesses since 2011. He joined Leggett in 2001 as a member of the Corporate Development Department, and served in a variety of financial and strategic roles during his first ten years with the Company. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Marshall University and an MBA from the University of Missouri.

Jai Shah

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant ( Canada )
  • Financial Expert
  • Group President of Masco Corporation
  • Independent Director since 2019
Professional Experience Mr. Shah serves as a Group President of Masco Corporation, a Fortune 500 global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. In this position since 2018, Mr. Shah has responsibility for operating companies with leading brands in architectural coatings, decorative and outdoor lighting, decorative hardware and wellness businesses in North America. Mr. Shah is also responsible for Masco's Corporate Strategic Planning activities. He previously served as President of Delta Faucet Company, a Masco business unit, from 2014 to 2018, as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Masco from 2012 to 2014, and in various capacities since 2003. Prior to Masco, Mr. Shah held a number of senior management positions at Diversey Corporation and served as Senior Auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick Chartered Accountants. Education Mr. Shah is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Mr. Shah's range of experience at Masco in a variety of operational, financial and corporate roles offers the Board a broad perspective on relevant issues facing global corporations, including growth strategy development and implementation, talent management, and adapting to e-business and market innovations.

Jeffrey L. Tate - CFO, EVP

Job Titles:
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Executive Vice President
  • Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Tate was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective September 3, 2019. He joined the Company following 27 years of senior-level finance, operating, and general management experience with The Dow Chemical Company, most recently as Vice President and Business CFO for Dow's largest operating segment, Packaging & Specialty Plastics, with combined revenue of over $24 billion. His previous roles at Dow include Chief Audit Executive and Director of Investor Relations. Mr. Tate is a Certified Public Accountant, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama.

Jennifer J. Davis

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Vice President - Deputy General Counsel
Jennifer Davis joined the Company as an attorney in the Legal Department in 2006 after practicing law at Stinson LLP in Kansas City for six years. After a series of promotions, including being named Chief Litigation Counsel in 2012 and Deputy General Counsel in 2015, she was appointed Vice President - Deputy General Counsel in 2020.

Joseph W. McClanathan - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Director of Brunswick Corporation
  • Independent Director since 2005
Professional Experience Mr. McClanathan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Household Products Division of Energizer Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of portable power solutions, from 2007 through his retirement in 2012. Previously, he served Energizer as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Energizer Battery Division from 2004 to 2007, as President-North America from 2002 to 2004, and as Vice President-North America from 2000 to 2002. Education Mr. McClanathan holds a degree in management from Arizona State University. Mr. McClanathan currently serves as a director of Brunswick Corporation, a market leader in the marine industry.

Judy C. Odom

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director since 2002 / Lead Director since 2020
Professional Experience Until her retirement in 2002, Ms. Odom was Chief Executive Officer and Board Chair at Software Spectrum, Inc., a global business to business software services company, which she co-founded in 1983. Prior to founding Software Spectrum, she was a partner with the international accounting firm, Grant Thornton. Education Ms. Odom is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds a degree in business administration from Texas Tech University.

Karl G. Glassman - Chairman, Managing Director

Job Titles:
  • Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Managing Director
  • Management Director since 2002
Leggett's Board is made up of twelve directors, ten of whom are independent as defined by the rules of the New York Stock Exchange. Karl Glassman serves as Executive Chairman, and Judy Odom serves as the independent Lead Director. Our independent directors regularly meet without management present. As the Company's outgoing CEO with decades of experience in Leggett's senior management team, Mr. Glassman offers exceptional knowledge of the Company's operations, strategy and governance, as well as its customers and end markets. Mr. Glassman also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Glassman was appointed Executive Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2022, following his retirement as the Company's Chief Executive Officer on December 31, 2021, a position he held since 2016. He was first appointed Chairman of the Board in 2020. He previously served the Company as President from 2013 to 2019, Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2015, Executive Vice President from 2002 until 2013, President of the former Residential Furnishings Segment from 1999 to 2006, Senior Vice President from 1999 to 2002, and in various other capacities since 1982. Mr. Glassman holds a degree in business management and finance from California State University-Long Beach. He was first elected as a director of the Company in 2002.

Lindsey N. Odaffer

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Vice President - Internal Audit / Due Diligence
Lindsey Odaffer has served the Company in various internal audit positions since 2005 and was named Vice President - Internal Audit & Due Diligence in 2017. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.

Manuel A. Fernandez

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director since 2014
  • Lead Independent Director of Performance Food Group Company
Professional Experience Mr. Fernandez co-founded SI Ventures, a venture capital firm focusing on IT and communications infrastructure, and has served as the managing director since 2000. Previously, he served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory company, from 1989 to 2000. Prior to Gartner, Mr. Fernandez was President and CEO of three technology-driven companies, including Dataquest, an information services company, Gavilan Computer Corporation, a laptop computer manufacturer, and Zilog Incorporated, a semiconductor manufacturer. Mr. Fernandez was the Executive Chairman of Sysco Corporation, a marketer and distributor of foodservice products, from 2012 until his retirement in 2013, having previously served as Non-executive Chairman since 2009 and as a director since 2006. Education Mr. Fernandez holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida and completed post-graduate work in solid-state engineering at the University of Florida. Mr. Fernandez currently serves as the lead independent director of Performance Food Group Company, a foodservice products distributor. He was previously the non-executive chairman of Brunswick Corporation, a market leader in the marine industry, and a director of Time, Inc., a global media company.

Marcus T. Olsen

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Vice President - Procurement
Marcus Olsen has served the company since 2014 as Vice President, Procurement. Prior to joining the company, he was a practice leader for Xchanging Procurement Services. He has also held procurement and supply chain leadership positions with RR Donnelley & Sons and Panduit Corporation.

Mark A. Blinn

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Director of Texas Instruments
  • Financial Expert
  • Independent Director since 2019
Professional Experience Mr. Blinn was President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of fluid motion and control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, from 2009 until his retirement in 2017. He previously served Flowserve as Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2009 and in the additional role of Head of Latin America from 2007 to 2009. Prior to Flowserve, Mr. Blinn's positions included Chief Financial Officer of FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services Inc. and Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Centex Corporation. Education Mr. Blinn holds a bachelor's degree, a law degree, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Blinn currently serves as a director of Texas Instruments, Incorporated, a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company, Emerson Electric Co., a global technology and engineering company for industrial, commercial and residential markets, and Globe Life Inc., a financial services holding company specializing in life insurance, annuity, and supplemental health insurance products. He previously served as a director of Kraton Corporation, a leading global producer of polymers for a wide range of applications. As the former CEO and CFO of Flowserve, Mr. Blinn has exceptional leadership experience in operations and finance, as well as strategic planning and risk management. His board service at other global, public companies provides additional perspective on current finance, oversight, and governance matters.

Mary Campbell - President

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • President
  • Independent Director since 2019
Professional Experience Ms. Campbell was appointed President, vCommerce Ventures of Qurate Retail, Inc., in 2022. Qurate Retail is comprised of a select group of retail brands including QVC, HSN, Zulily, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, and Grandin Road and is a leader in video commerce, a top-10 ecommerce retailer, and a leader in mobile and social commerce. During her more than 20 years with the company, Ms. Campbell held various leadership positions across the Merchandising, Planning and Commerce Platforms functions. Most recently, and prior to her current position, she served as Chief Content, Digital, and Platforms Officer of QxH, a segment of Qurate, since 2021, as Chief Merchandising Officer of Qurate Retail Group and Chief Commerce Officer of QVC US from 2018 to 2021, as Chief Merchandising and Interactive Officer in 2018, as Chief Interactive Experience Officer from 2017 to 2018, and as Executive Vice President, Commerce Platforms for QVC from 2014 to 2017. Education Ms. Campbell holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Central Connecticut State University.

Michael W. Blinzler

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Vice President - Chief Information Officer
Michael Blinzler began working for the Company in 1986. After taking on increasingly more responsible positions over the years, he was named Vice President of Information Technology in June 2004. Michael is also a Certified Public Accountant in Missouri.

Phoebe A. Wood

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director
  • Chairman, Financial Expert
  • Director of Invesco, Ltd
  • Independent Director since 2005
  • Principal in CompaniesWood
Professional Experience Ms. Wood has been a principal in CompaniesWood, a consulting firm specializing in early stage investments, since her 2008 retirement as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, a diversified consumer products manufacturer, where she had served since 2001. Ms. Wood previously held various positions at Atlantic Richfield Company, an oil and gas company, from 1976 to 2000. Education Ms. Wood holds a degree in psychology from Smith College and an MBA from UCLA. Ms. Wood is a director of Invesco, Ltd., an independent global investment manager, Pioneer Natural Resources, an independent oil and gas company, and PPL Corporation, a utility and energy services company. From her career in business and various directorships, Ms. Wood provides the Board with a wealth of understanding of the strategic, financial and accounting issues the Board addresses in its oversight role.

Robert E. Brunner

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director
  • Financial Expert
  • Independent Board Chair of Lindsay Corporation
  • Independent Director since 2009
Professional Experience Mr. Brunner was the Executive Vice President of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 250 global, multi-industrial manufacturer of advanced industrial technology, from 2006 until his retirement in 2012. He previously served ITW as President-Global Auto beginning in 2005 and President-North American Auto from 2003. Education Mr. Brunner holds a degree in finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Baldwin-Wallace University. Mr. Brunner currently serves as the independent Board Chair of Lindsay Corporation, a global manufacturer of irrigation equipment and road safety products, and as a director of NN, Inc., a diversified industrial company that designs and manufactures high-precision components and assemblies on a global basis. Mr. Brunner's experience and leadership with ITW, a diversified manufacturer with a global footprint, provides valuable insight to our Board on the automotive strategy, business development, mergers and acquisitions, operations, and international issues.

Ryan M. Kleiboeker

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Officers Team
  • Vice President - Corporate Development and Financial Planning
Ryan Kleiboeker joined the Company in 2005 following roles at KPMG LLP and Citadel LLC. After a series of promotions, he was promoted to Director of Corporate Development in 2015. From 2016 to 2020 he held roles within the Company's operations, including Director of Finance and Business Development for the Specialized and Furniture, Flooring and Textile Products segments. He was appointed Vice President - Corporate Development and Financial Planning in 2020. He is a CFA Charterholder and Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Scott S. Douglas

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Douglas was appointed Senior Vice President - General Counsel in 2011 and Secretary of the Company in 2016. He previously served as Vice President and General Counsel from 2010 to 2011, Vice President - Law and Deputy General Counsel from 2008 to 2010, Associate General Counsel - Mergers & Acquisitions from 2001 to 2007, Assistant General Counsel from 1991 to 2001, and in various legal capacities since 1987. He holds finance and law degrees from the University of Missouri.

Srikanth Padmanabhan

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Financial Expert
  • Independent Director since 2018
Professional Experience Mr. Padmanabhan has served Cummins Inc., a global manufacturer of engines and power solutions, as a Vice President since 2008 and President of its Engine Business segment since 2016. Previously, he served Cummins as Vice President-Engine Business from 2014 to 2016, Vice President and General Manager of Emission Solutions from 2008 to 2014, and in various other capacities since 1991. Education Mr. Padmanabhan holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology in Trichy, India, a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. With over 30 years at Cummins in a variety of leadership roles, Mr. Padmanabhan offers considerable knowledge of the automotive industry and the industrial sector. He brings extensive experience in managing operations, technology and innovation across a multi-billion-dollar global business. He has lived and worked in India, the United States, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.

Steven K. Henderson - EVP, President

Job Titles:
  • Executive Vice President
  • President
  • Executive Vice President, President - Specialized Products and Furniture, Flooring & Textile Products
Mr. Henderson was appointed Executive Vice President, President - Specialized Products and Furniture, Flooring & Textile Products effective January 1, 2020. He has served the Company as Vice President, President - Automotive Group since 2017. He joined the Company after more than 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions at Dow Automotive Systems, most recently as Business President - Automotive Systems since 2009, where he was responsible for the global business, including profit and loss, business strategy, and organizational health. Mr. Henderson holds a bachelor's degree in Organization Administration from Central Michigan University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Susan R. McCoy

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
Ms McCoy was appointed Senior Vice President of Investor Relations in 2019. She previously served the Company as Vice President of Investor Relations from 2014, Staff Vice President - Investor Relations beginning in 2011 and as Director of Investor Relations since 2002. Ms. McCoy has served in various other capacities since 1986, including Director of Due Diligence and Manager of Financial Reporting. She holds a degree in Accounting from Missouri Southern State University.

Tammy M. Trent

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Trent was appointed Senior Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer in 2017. She previously served as Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer from 2015, Staff Vice President - Financial Reporting from 2007 to 2015, and in a series of progressively more responsible accounting capacities since 1998. Ms. Trent holds a degree in accounting from Missouri Southern State University.