LONDON Tim Merricks has now joined Trident Microsystems as its new operations director to enhance the operations team. Looking at the company's systems and processes, Merricks will ensure that its back office systems are properly structured to support growth.
Merricks, who joins Trident after eight years at Nikon, has an MA in Change Management attained at the University of Brighton in 2004. Previously the logistics manager for Nikon UK, Merricks held further responsibilities across Europe including pan European change manager. During his time at Nikon, Merricks was responsible for the introduction of SAP across Europe and, more recently, the development of an online ordering and order tracking system.
Prior to this Merricks’ other roles include director for a computer brokerage company and inventory control at Sony Broadcast.
Merricks appointment was revealed in July as Trident's parent company, Abacus Polar, moved to address poor trading conditions.