Bringing over 30 years of multi-sector financial expertise to the role
Cooke Optics has appointed Adrian Keane to the role of chief financial officer. Reporting to CEO Tim Pugh, Keane will be responsible for all financial aspects of the business as it continues to grow operationally and geographically.
With over 30 years of financial and commercial experience at the highest levels across a range of industry sectors, from manufacturing to transportation, Keane has a proven track record of delivering and managing strategic business growth. His most recent role as group finance and commercial director for AWS Electronics Group gave him responsibility for the finance, strategic supply chain, legal and commercial functions in a complex manufacturing business, and he oversaw significant business restructuring and growth over his 13-year tenure. He is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Business Studies.
Tim Pugh, CEO, Cooke Optics, said, “Adrian’s extensive commercial and financial experience will bring strategic focus to our plans and processes as we continue to grow and develop our business. I am delighted to welcome him to the Cooke family.”
“Cooke Optics is a company that carries serious ambition and a focus on the future, as well as an incredible history. It’s an exciting time to join the team and take Cooke to the next level of success,” Keane added.