David S. Haffner

David S. Haffner

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Leggett & Platt, Inc.

Mr. Haffner retired as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Leggett & Platt, Inc., a diversified manufacturing company, in 2015. Mr. Haffner previously served as Chairman of the Board of Leggett & Platt, Inc. in 2013, Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and President in 2002. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer and as Executive Vice President of Leggett & Platt.

Mr. Haffner holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He also completed the Engineering Executive Program at Stanford University. Previously, he served on the Board of Delphi Technologies PLC from 2017 to 2020, where he was Chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee, and The Bemis Company from 2004 to 2019, where he was Chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.
Mr. Haffner brings to our Board executive leadership skills, including experience as a chief executive officer, and experience in the areas of manufacturing operations, labor relations, compensation strategy and financial performance.

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