Company Profile

Leatt Brace Corporation Inc. is in the business of designing, developing and manufacturing protection equipment for all forms of motor sports. Currently Leatt Corp. is the global distributor of the Leatt-Brace, a revolutionary neck protection system for all helmeted sports. Other patents and products are in development.

The company has its global headquarters in Nevada, USA, and warehouses in California for the North American Market. In addition there are distribution systems on all continents. Research & Development takes place in Cape Town, South Africa and production is based in Taiwan and China. The company distributes its products to a global customer base. Orders are placed through an Internet based system and through the company‘s established distributor network. The main area of focus is the prevention of neck injuries in persons wearing a crash helmet, for any motorcycle purpose. The impetus for the project came from Dr. Leatt's medical knowledge, his history as a motorcycle racer and the many neck injuries he has witnessed. The product not only has motor sport applications but can be used by anyone wearing a crash helmet as a form of protection.

The inventor, Dr. Chris Leatt, oversees the Research and Development, ensuring that the Leatt-Brace remains the gold standard for neck protection. The design of the Leatt-Brace is the responsibility of National Sportsman Mark Hopkins and Production Engineer Paul Hanegraaf ensures delivery and quality control.

Leatt Brace Corporation appointed Mr. Jeff Guzy as President, and Ms. Ria Van Der Merwe as Chief Operating Officer, both appointments effective as of November 1st, 2007. Mr. Guzy is a 20-year executive with significant business development experience. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Ms. Van Der Merwe runs her own Management Consulting Company and has been assisting Leatt with human resources issues. Dr. Leatt, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said “We have appointed two key executives to assist me in realizing Leatt Corporation‘s full potential. Both our new appointees are familiar to Leatt Corporation and have served on the Board of Directors.“

Dr. Leatt, will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and will be focused on overall strategic planning and new product development.The full board is Jeffery Joseph Guzy President, Dr. Christopher James Leatt C.E.O., Maria Annette Van Der Merwe C.O.O.

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