Vision Engineering has appointed Sam Crossley as managing director, a role that will draw upon his global leadership and financial experience.
Previously a member of the senior leadership team at Rotork, which employs over 3,700 employees in 39 countries and serving customers in over 170 countries, Crossley has an in-depth market knowledge in oil & gas, petrochemical, mining and automation, specialising in engineered technical products including mechanicals seals, pumps, valves and fluid control sectors. Crossley’s experience includes steering company growth in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Russia, Europe, Africa and North America.
Crossley said: “What appealed most about joining the team at Vision Engineering was the idea of leading an innovative technology company with such a long and distinguished history. There are plenty of exciting opportunities to grow the business, and I will be focussing on these over the coming years. Vision Engineering has a well-deserved brand and reputation and I’m delighted to be leading it into its next phase of global growth.”
Mark Curtis, current managing director will continue to head the board of Vision Engineering Group as chief executive officer, focusing on strategic development and wider growth opportunities.
Vision Engineering is known for the design and manufacture of microscopy, metrology and digital 3D visualisation solutions. Designed to help those working in a range of sectors, it is recognised internationally for its clear focus on improving productivity for those who use magnification through superior ergonomics.
The industries in which Vision Engineering’s solutions have become standard equipment include electronics, automotive, aerospace, medical device manufacture, biotech, telecom and cable. Its sales and tech support offices are located throughout North America, Europe and Asia, supported by a network of distributors.
This post originally appeared on TechToday.