CARTHAGE, Mo., Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt announced that Mitch Dolloff will assume the role of Senior Vice President/President of the Specialized Products segment effective January 1, 2016. He will also maintain his current position as President of the Automotive group.
"Mitch has been instrumental in helping the Automotive group become one of Leggett's fastest growing business units," said Jack Crusa, Senior Vice President/President of the Specialized Products and Industrial Materials segments. "His expertise will be an asset to the other business units within the Specialized Products segment."
Mitch's academic career began with a BA in Economics from Westminster College in 1988. He went on to attend Vanderbilt Law School, graduating in 1991. Mitch spent several years working in mergers & acquisitions and securities at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York.
In 2000, Mitch joined Leggett & Platt in the Mergers & Acquisitions department and then became President of the Tubular Products division in Nashville, TN. During this assignment, he returned to Vanderbilt and earned his MBA. He returned to the Corporate Office in 2007 to assume the role of Director of Business Development for the Specialized Products segment. He was appointed President of the Automotive Asia division in 2011 and was named to his current Automotive Group President position in 2014.
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION: At Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG), we create innovative products that enhance people's lives, generate exceptional returns for our shareholders, and provide sought-after jobs in communities around the world. L&P is a 132 year-old diversified manufacturer that designs and produces engineered products found in most homes and automobiles. Continuing Operations are comprised of 18 business units, 20,000 employee-partners, and 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries.
Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S. manufacturer of: a) components for residential furniture and bedding; b) carpet cushion; c) adjustable bed bases; d) work furniture and components; e) drawn steel wire; f) automotive seat support & lumbar systems; g) bedding industry machinery.
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