Merit Boosts Senior Team with New Appointments

Merit has made three new senior appointments, strengthening the leadership team as part of the company’s strategic growth plan.

Vicki McGregor has been promoted to the Board as Marketing and Bids Director. She has over 15 years’ experience in sales and marketing and joined Merit in 2015, making a substantial contribution to the company’s bid success rate and winning culture.

Joanne Cairns joins the company as Director of Human Resources joins from NBT Group having previously been director of HR for a major regional legal firm and deputy director of HR at Northumbria University.

Lina Forsyth-Grant has been appointed Director for Scotland. She brings over 10 years of commercial and management experience in public and private sectors, including oil and gas and the NHS.

Tony Wells, Managing Director at Merit, said:

“We are delighted to have made these new appointments, which support our growth strategy to position Merit at the forefront of construction innovation through our total offsite module manufacturing philosophy and zero carbon design, delivering sustainable cost-efficient solutions for our clients.

“It is essential to have a strong leadership team in place to achieve our goals as we continue to grow the business in new and emerging markets such as cell gene therapy and battery technology.”

Merit is one of the UK’s leading engineering and construction specialists company prides itself on the ability to design and engineer zero carbon controlled environment solutions for the bioscience, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, aviation and nuclear sectors, specialising in complex cleanroom construction and M&E services that require stringent regulatory approvals.  Merit has delivered complex projects for a wide range of clients that include Rolls Royce, GSK, Lifescan, Cell Gene Therapy Catapult and UKBIC operating from offices across the UK.