Quality assurance provider Gardien Group has appointed Rick Meraw to the newly created position of VP of Global Quality. Gardien’s entire DNA is focused on assuring the quality of PCB bare boards and is the only company that can offer this service on a global platform. Gardien understands that one of the most important aspects in offering solutions for customers who manage cross border operations is the ability to deliver a globally consistent level of service, so it makes perfect sense to establish the new position.
Rick Meraw, who previously ran Gardien’s US Operations, has taken on this new role. His technical expertise, passion for detail and intimate understanding of our unique processes made him the natural choice for the position.
The new position will involve
- Further improvements in customer satisfaction
- Global consistency from country to country
- Improved processes in all Gardien operations
When asked about his new opportunity Rick commented, “I am very excited to begin this new opportunity which will enhance synergies between Gardien and our customers. It will be very positive move to align our quality focus from a global standpoint. This will create stronger cohesiveness from continent to continent allowing all our sites and customers to gain the greatest benefit from what Gardien has to offer.”
The Gardien Group is the world’s largest provider of independent quality assurance services to the PCB board shops and large international fabricators. Gardien’s specialized quality assurance and quality control services help clients free up their resources to focus on what they do best, “the production of class leading printed circuit boards.” Gardien’s 24 facilities located throughout Asia, North America and Europe, to fully integrated inspection within a PCB production environment, Gardien’s 500 employees serve customers supplying the automotive, defense, telecommunications, aerospace, medical, computer, and industrial markets worldwide.