New Business Development Manager at Merkland Tank

Industrial tank cleaning and maintenance specialists, Merkland Tank, are pleased to announce the appointment of Richie Pryde to the newly established role of Business Development Manager.

Richie joins the team at an exciting time of growth, as the business looks to build on their success over the years and expand their service offering to meet the changing needs of the industry. He has 10 years’ experience in industrial services spent at Hazco Environmental (now Denholm Environmental), and an extensive career in sales and business development including roles at Coca-Cola and Kelloggs. Most recently, Richie was Managing Director at the family-run Livingston Machine Tools.

Commenting on his appointment, Pryde said: “The Merkland Tank name is synonymous with quality and reliability. From the very first conversations I had with the senior management team, I instinctively knew the company and the role would be a great fit for me – and vice versa. I’m excited to join such a strong and committed team, and I look forward to supporting Merkland’s continued growth.”

Colin Hotchkiss, Managing Director, Merkland Tank said: “Richie is an excellent addition to our sales team, and brings a range of skills and experience. Richie will work closely with existing clients to support their needs, as well as nurturing new business opportunities across all sectors. It’s an exciting time of ambitious growth here at Merkland Tank, and I’m confident we have a fantastic team in place to help us achieve our long-term goals.”

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