22/11/2019

New Management Team for 2020

New Directors to build upon a tradition of innovation

Crossbows is pleased to announce the appointment of a new management team for 2020. The appointments signal a new chapter in our rich history of innovation and growth as Patrick McCollum takes over at the helm and Dr. Richard McRoberts joins Patrick on the Board of Directors. Their respective roles are:

  • Managing Director – Mr. Patrick McCollum will provide strategic direction and perform day-to-day management of the company.
  • Technical Director – Dr. Richard McRoberts will have overall responsibility for the production team and all future research and development

Commenting on his new position Patrick said, “Since joining the management team as Technical Director I have enjoyed the challenge of guiding the strategic direction of the company through the products it offers and resources it employs to ensure that Crossbows remains at the forefront of progressive lens technology and in particular delivering this through freeform software. Now as Managing Director it is my responsibility to work with Richard and the Managers to maintain the momentum that has seen us increase turnover by more than 10% in 2019 and deliver strong operating profits.”