Nir Merry joined DDI in January 2021 as President & CEO and was elected to the DDI Board of Directors in March 2021. Nir brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in the semiconductor equipment and HVAC automation industries.
Prior to joining DDI, Nir held Senior Executive roles at Applied Materials, including VP and Head of Common Solutions Group (CSG) – Applied’s common platform engineering organization and Head of Front-End Products (FEP) Platform Engineering. In addition, Nir served ten years as the head of Applied Engineering Leadership Board (ELB).
Nir holds over 35 patents in the fields of semiconductor equipment, medical devices, and HVAC automation. He earned his MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.