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Brazelle new head at Leigh Fibers

Bruce Brazelle was named president of Leigh Fibers, effective Jan. 17, 2001. He joined Leigh Fibers Inc. as senior vp, marketing in 1996. As president, Brazelle will continue to direct the marketing efforts of Leigh Fibers and will be responsible for all manufacturing, financial and administrative functions.

He joined Leigh from E.R. Carpenter, where he was vp, sales for the consumer product division. Prior to that he was executive vp, business development for the Bibb Company. He replaces Carl Lehner, who has been promoted to ceo. Philip Lehner will remain as chairman of Leigh Fibers.