Dr. Neil McMurdie

Jeff Leone

Dr. Neil McMurdie, director of MAPEI Corp.’s R&D department, has been elected to the position of third vp of the Materials & Methods Standards Association (MMSA).

The MMSA advises the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on specification recommendations for tile and stone installations.

Dr. McMurdie will be helping to steer and direct the organization’s efforts to improve tile and stone standards and test methods in North America, with particular emphasis on helping tie together standards from all global organizations such as the European Standards (EN) and the International Organization of Standards (ISO).

Additionally, Jeff Leone, MAPEI’s director of strategic marketing was recently elected to the National Tile Contractors Association’s (NTCA) board of directors as the 2009 Manufacturer Representative.