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Leggett & Platt Announces Promotions In Bedding Group

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Leggett & Platt has announced the promotion of two senior level executives within their Bedding group. Jeff Wood, currently President-Western Division, will take on increased responsibility in the newly created position of Vice President-Western Group, President-Western Division. Wood will oversee operations and sales of the Central and Southwestern Divisions in addition to his current responsibilities. Wood started with Leggett in 1979 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and branch management. Wood also oversees bedding operations in Mexico. Danny Lynch, currently President-Southern Division, has been named Vice President-Eastern Group, President-Southern Division. In this new position, Lynch will also have oversight of the Eastern and Northeastern Divisions in addition to his current responsibilities. Lynch has worked for Leggett since 1991 as a controller for the Steel and Bedding Groups. He was promoted to President of the Eastern Division in 1999 and transitioned to the Southern Division in 2001. Leggett & Platt is a Fortune 500 diversified manufacturer that conceives, designs and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products that can be found virtually every home, office, retail store and automobile.

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