MAPEI has appointed Leigh Hightower Technical Services manager for the U.S. He will focus on MAPEI’s floor covering installation systems, providing technical expertise and guiding a staff of experts who address customer concerns about installing wood, carpet, resilients, tile, and stone.

Hightower has more than 30 years of experience 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 served as the director of Business Development with Texas Cement Products Inc. He also spent nine years with Custom Building Products and 13 years with C-Cure Chemical Co.

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