Leggett & Platt Governance
Financial Code of Ethics
The Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Accounting Officer for Leggett & Platt, Incorporated and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively the "Company") have an obligation to adhere to and advocate professional and ethical conduct in the fulfillment of their responsibilities to the Company. In recognition of this obligation, the Company has adopted the following standards of ethical conduct for the Company's financial officers:
- Act with honesty and integrity, including the ethical handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest between their personal and private interests and the interests of the company.
- Perform responsibilities with a goal of causing full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable disclosure in reports and documents that the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in other public communications.
- Comply with federal, state, local and other governmental laws, rules and regulations applicable to the Company.
- Act in good faith, responsibly, and with due care without misrepresenting or omitting material facts or allowing their independent judgment to be compromised.
- Promote ethical behavior among subordinates and peers through their conduct.
- Use corporate assets and resources employed or entrusted to them in a responsible manner.
- Promptly report any violations of this code to the Company’s Vice President of Internal Audit and Due Diligence, who has a direct reporting relationship to the Company’s Audit Committee, and the General Counsel.
Persons who violate the provisions and policies set forth in this Code will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
It is the policy of the Company that the CEO, CFO, and CAO acknowledge and certify to the foregoing and annually file a copy of such certification with the Secretary of the Company.
Page revised on: 11/8/2016