English bespoke manufacturer Mercian Cycles has announced the appointment of Steve Murray to its Board of Directors.
Murray is primarily a marketing and product development specialist and has successfully grown companies in a range of sectors, including manufacturing, international business development, gaming, digital marketing, IT and property, working at senior levels with global brands such as Sega, Norton and Scientific Games.
Grant and Jane Mosley, long term Directors of Mercian, said: “Steve’s track record in brand and product development is outstanding and we are delighted to add such a proven professional to our team. The Mercian heritage and ethos is very dear to all our hearts and the further development of our traditional engineering skills can only be enhanced by the arrival of a successful brand and product developer.
"New challenges and goals are the road ahead for Mercian where creativity and ingenuity will be vital. Steve’s commitment and diversity of experience are a valuable component in Mercian’s evolution.”
Murray added: “Mercian is a truly iconic cycle brand with an amazing heritage. The commitment of the Mosley’s and their highly talented team to remaining faithful to the very best of traditional skills and values, coupled with the genuine passion they all share for product quality, is wonderful to behold.
"The opportunity to help steer this superb brand into new and exciting arenas is a thrilling prospect, one that I truly appreciate. In a matter of days I have already felt the terrific support from Mercian enthusiasts and business partners.”
Mercian Cycles was established in Derby in 1946.