Leading Swiss digital companies, Isobar and Namics – A Merkle, which has been operating in Serbia since 2014, have merged into a single company and will operate as Merkle, it was announced today.
As the Namics’ Belgrade office said in its press release, the integration will lead to the creation of new jobs and the possibility for Serbian software engineers to master specific new IT skills.
“We will have 40% employees by the year-end and we are looking at a similar growth in 2021 as well”, said Philipp Gort, the Managing Director of Namics in Belgrade.
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According to him, the integration plan entails new jobs for Serbian software experts and the possibility for them to develop professionally in various IT fields.
“Merkle is known globally for its data-based business solutions, so databases and user experience will be some of the segments in which we will have additional expertise,” Gort says.
Gort also reminded that the office in Belgrade is the first and only Namics’ office outside Switzerland and Germany.
“From the excellent knowledge that students acquire at faculties here such as the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the Faculty of Mathematics to the expertise and business ethics, the Serbian IT market has proven to be very promising. This integration will enable us to further develop the digital sector in Serbia on an international level as well,” he said.
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