Vision Engineering Group welcomes new MD

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Experienced business leader Sam Crossley has joined Surrey-based Vision Engineering as managing director (MD), to help the company navigate sustained growth across global markets.

The role will draw upon his extensive global leadership and financial experience. Previously he was 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.

His broad international experience includes steering company growth in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Russia, Europe, Africa and North America.

He 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 MD will continue to head the Board of Vision Engineering Group as CEO, focusing on strategic development and wider Group growth opportunities.

Vision Engineering is a world-renowned name in the design and manufacture of industry-leading microscopy, metrology and digital 3D visualisation solutions. Designed to help those working in a wide range of sectors, they are recognised internationally for their clear focus on improving productivity for those who use magnification through superior ergonomics.

Curtis said: “Our market leading technology, focus on ergonomics, and innovation are undoubtedly three main pillars that support the global reputation of our brand. In these areas our record is second to none.”

The many 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 fully trained network of distributors.