Buckle Elected to Merrick Board of Directors

Aurora, CO – July 28, 2011 – John P. Buckle has been elected to Merrick & Company’s board of directors; it was announced by Ralph W. Christie, Jr., PE, Chairman, President & CEO. Buckle has been with the firm for the past 10 years, and was nominated to the board to continue his contributions to the success of the firm.

“We’re pleased to have John’s influence on the Board. With his overall experience of more than 35 years and his leadership for our Technology projects; John is an instrumental voice on the Board with his input into our strategic plans that will help to support our continued growth,” said Christie.

Buckle is Merrick’s Director of Nuclear Projects, Vice President and Leader of the Nuclear Services & Technology Market Sector Team, and Director of Merrick International Services Inc. He oversees over 150 personnel, with annual gross revenue of $50 million per year in nuclear and specialty equipment design, executed by Merrick. Buckle has managed projects of over $100 million in size. Prior to joining the firm, Buckle’s experience includes 26 years with British Nuclear Fuels in the area of operations, project and engineering management both in the US and UK nuclear industries. He received his Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from Warrington Polytechnic College (UK) and is a member of the Nuclear Institute & Nuclear Industry Association, American Nuclear Society, and American Glovebox Society.

Merrick & Company, a $125 million employee-owned engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, serves the nuclear industry with services from initial consulting, analysis, and feasibility through design, design-build, and construction administration. The company maintains 10 offices in the U.S. as well as offices in Canada and Mexico.

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