His 26-year career includes six years at Brasstech, where most recently he was vice president of operations. Brasstech, a faucet manufacturer, was recently acquired by Masco. From 1992 to 1998, Leigh was in charge of operations at Cobra Watertech, a valve and faucet manufacturer and former Tomkins Group company. Cobra operates five factories in South Africa and has 1,700 employees. Before that, he was chief executive officer of a precision foundry in South Africa.
Leigh is a registered professional engineer in his home country of South Africa.
Lasco Bathware manufactures fiberglass and acrylic bath fixtures.