Fortune Brands Home & Security
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 09/02/2011 17:11:49)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

CARBONARI BRUCE A

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
9/2/2011 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. [FBHS]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

520 LAKE COOK ROAD

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman of the Board /

(Street)

DEERFIELD, IL 60015       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01   0   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
CARBONARI BRUCE A
520 LAKE COOK ROAD
DEERFIELD, IL 60015
X
Chairman of the Board

Signatures
/s/ Angela M. Pla, Attorney-in-Fact for Bruce A. Carbonari 9/2/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY

      I, Bruce A. Carbonari, hereby constitute and appoint each of ANGELA M. PLA and LAUREN S. TASHMA to serve as my Attorneys-In-Fact and Agents to exercise the powers and discretions set forth below:

      1. To execute on my behalf any and all Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") (i) Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the rules thereunder, relating to the disclosure of my beneficial ownership of securities in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (the "Company") and (ii) Forms 144 in accordance with the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and the rules thereunder, relating to my transactions in the securities of the Company; and

      2.        Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, 5 or Form 144 and timely file such form with the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority and take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned.
      The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorneys-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act or Rule 144 of the Securities Act.
      This Power of Attorney shall at all times be binding with respect to all actions taken by the attorney-in-fact in accordance with the terms of this Power of Attorney. The powers granted by this Power of Attorney shall begin on September 2, 2011 and shall lapse and cease to have any effect on December 31, 2011.
      I, Bruce A. Carbonari, have executed this Limited Power of Attorney on this 2nd day of September, 2011   
      
                                                              /s/ Bruce A. Carbonari                
                                                      Bruce A. Carbonari
State of Illinois
County of Lake

Subscribed and sworn to me
on this          2nd    day of September, 2011.

/s/ Deborah L. Heinz                                
Notary Public