Gavin Merrison has joined the Turf & Amenity team at Everris as Technical Area Sales Manager for Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London and Surrey.
For the past seven years, he has been Northern Sales Manager then New Business Development Manager for one of the company's key distributors, Collier Turf Care. Prior to that, he was Head Greenkeeper at Tydd St Giles Golf & Country Club near Wisbech.
Gavin, who is BASIS and FACTS registered, hit the ground running at Saltex where he was keen to introduce visitors the benefits of the Turf Rewards programme launched by Everris earlier this year.
"I'd been approached by a number of companies but Everris was the one I wanted to work for," Gavin explained. "They invest heavily in research and development, and through iTurf and Turf Rewards are delivering great insights and learning opportunities for turf managers in addition to a portfolio of first-class products."
Gavin has a keen interest in golf course management stemming not only from his greenkeeping days, but as a scratch handicap golfer.
Ed Carter, National Sales Manager for the UK & Ireland commented: "We're delighted Gavin has joined our team. We're always on the lookout for talented people to further their careers with us and he brings plenty to the table. His years spent as a greenkeeper and playing the game of golf combined with his successes in advisory roles mean he has a well-rounded view of our customers' needs."
Gavin can be contacted on 07787 697684 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.