Mapei Adds Leigh Hightower as Technical Services Manager

January 27, 2011
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Leigh Hightower

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - Mapei has strengthened its Technical Services Department with the addition of Leigh Hightower as the Technical Services Manager for the U.S. He will focus on Mapei’s floor covering installation systems, providing technical expertise and guiding the staff of experts who deal with customer concerns about installing wood, carpet, resilients, tile and stone.

Hightower’s experience includes over 30 years in the flooring industry, working as an installer as well as for manufacturers of tile and stone installation systems. He has held positions in sales, technical service, sales management and business development. Most recently, Hightower has served as the Director of Business Development with Texas Cement Products, Inc. His prior experience included nine years with Custom Building Products and 13 years with C-Cure Chemical Company.

Hightower has distinguished himself in related trade organizations such as the Materials & Methods Standards Association, where he served as President from 2005 to 2010; the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), where he has been a Technical Committee Member since 1978, and the Tile Council of North America as a Handbook Committee Member since 1990. He was honored as the NTCA Man of the Year in 1992 and received the NTCA Ring of Honor in 2008.

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