Team Archive

Dr. Chris Leatt

Founder, Chairman of the board and Head of R&D

MB ChB

Dr. Chris Leatt (MB ChB) studied medicine at the University of Cape Town and completed his internship in the United Kingdom before returning to South Africa to pursue his career in medicine. He held positions in General Surgery and General Medicine/Geriatrics/Gastroenterology before becoming a General Medical Practitioner and Chairman of ERIPO (Eerste River Independent Practitioners Association), an organization formed to look after both the Medical and Business interests of forty Independent Practitioners. Dr. Leatt then worked in casualty/trauma at various hospitals before becoming a surgical medical officer. A brief stint as an Orthopaedic registrar at Groote Schuur Hospital preceded his post as Neurosurgery Registrar at the Department of Neurosurgery, Tygerberg Academic Hospital. Dr. Leatt’s duties as a surgical registrar in this discipline included ward work, High-Care duties, evaluation of referrals, outpatient consultations, emergency and elective surgery, logbook of all surgical procedures completed. He resigned from his post in Neurosurgery in order to develop and study the benefits and viability of a neck protection system (the Leatt-Brace®) for helmet clad sport and recreational users in an attempt to reduce devastating neck injuries. Dr. Leatt has actively participated in competitive cross-country motorcycle endurance races as well as Super Sport track racing. When not racing, he was often involved in medical coverage of events.

Sean Macdonald

CEO

Sean Macdonald, a director since 2010. Mr. Macdonald CA(SA) is the current Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company as well as handling the duties of Chief Financial Officer since 2009. Mr. Macdonald is a graduate of the University of Cape Town where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree with a double major in Finance and Information Systems. He then completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting before commencing his 3 years of articles at KPMG in Cape Town. Mr. Macdonald passed Part 1 and Part 2 of the external board exam on his first attempt in order to qualify as a registered Chartered Accountant in South Africa. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Macdonald was the Chief Financial Officer of the largest bicycle retailer in South Africa. He held this post for 5 years and was responsible for operational, financial and strategic leadership of the business including the implementation of a franchise model in order to grow the business.

Jeffrey J. Guzy

Director

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Mr. Guzy has served as a director since April 2007 and serves as a business development consultant and entrepreneur in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Guzy is currently working with CoJax Oil and Gas Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Guzy served, from October 2007 to August 2010 as our President. Mr. Guzy has a MBA in Strategic Planning and Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; an M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania; a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University; and a Certificate in Theology from Georgetown University. Mr. Guzy has served as an executive manager or consultant for business development, sales, customer service and management in the telecommunications industry, specifically, with IBM Corp., Sprint International, Bell Atlantic Video Services, Loral Space and FaciliCom International. Mr. Guzy has also started his own telecommunications company providing Internet services in Western Africa. He serves as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee of Capstone Companies, Inc (OTC.CAPC) a public corporation. He serves as an independent director of Brownies Marine Group (OTC.BWMG) a public company.  He also serves as an independent director of Purebase Corporation (OTC.PUBC) a public company.

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