Ontario, Calif. — The IAPMO Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Cambria McLeod as vice president of Industry Relations and Business Development.
McLeod is an industry expert in product compliance, with 17 years’ experience in the plumbing industry, connecting stakeholders and working to guide compliance, assess risk and support global market access. Prior to joining IAPMO, McLeod held various roles at Kohler Co., including quality engineer, sales engineer, senior staff engineer and, most recently, manager of Codes, Standards and Regulations.
“We are excited to have Cambria join our team of industry experts,” said Lee Mercer, IAPMO executive vice president of Industry Relations and Business Development. “She is well known and respected among the industry. Cambria’s engineering and manufacturing experience, along with her expertise in the compliance and regulatory environment for the plumbing industry, further solidifies IAPMO’s commitment to helping our clients. Manufacturers want to work with companies that understand the impacts and dynamics various regulatory requirements have on their business; that is why they come to us to help them navigate the regulatory requirements for marketing their products.”
Among her new responsibilities, McLeod will cultivate new relationships and deepen existing relationships with IAPMO’s customer base, collaborate with department heads in the strategic development, planning, oversight, and execution of IAPMO’s business development strategies, objectives, and initiatives throughout North American and abroad, and support Government Relations and Field Services in developing analyses, technical positions, and comments for public rulemaking.
McLeod earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Arts in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has been involved in numerous industry committees, standards committees and task groups including Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) board of directors, American Supply Association, Alliance for Water Efficiency, American Society of Plumbing Engineers, and the Canadian Standards Association. “IAPMO’s vision, to protect public health and safety and improve safe and sustainable water and sanitation around the world, aligns with my personal and professional values,” McLeod said. “I have a passion for water, truly enjoy product compliance, and value the depth of knowledge within the industry. I am looking forward to jumping right in and joining the IAPMO team!”
IAPMO develops and publishes the Uniform Plumbing Code®, the most widely recognized code of practice used by the plumbing industry worldwide; Uniform Mechanical Code®; Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code®; and Uniform Solar Energy, Hydronics and Geothermal Code™ — the only plumbing, mechanical, solar energy and swimming pool codes designated by ANSI as American National Standards — and the Water Efficiency Standard (WE-Stand)™. IAPMO works with government, contractors, labor force, and manufacturers to produce product standards, technical manuals, personnel certification/educational programs and additional resources in order to meet the ever-evolving demands of the industry in protecting public health and safety.
Last modified: April 19, 2023