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Cooke Optics appoints Andy Buckland as director of product management

Apr 20, 2021

Buckland brings 17 years of industry experience to the newly created role –

Cooke Optics is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Buckland to the newly created role of director of product management. Reporting directly to Tim Pugh, CEO, Buckland’s new role includes responsibility for developing Cooke’s product roadmap, including launching forums to enable the design and development team to engage more effectively with our diverse range of customers and users.

Andy Buckland

Buckland brings extensive experience from across the media manufacturing industry, having previously held roles encompassing product, technical, and commercial responsibility with leading companies including Blackmagic Design, Mark Roberts Motion Control, and Sony Professional Solutions Europe. He is a member of the technical committee of IMAGO, the lnternational Federation of Cinematographers, and holds an MSc in Broadcast Futures from Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication as well as being a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC).

Tim Pugh, CEO, Cooke Optics, said, “Andy has a wealth of technical and practical knowledge around cinematography, and works hard to understand the needs of customers. We’re delighted to welcome Andy to the Cooke team where his insight and experience will help us to shape our product plans and build on our success for the future.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the company in this new role, collaborating with the wider Cooke team. Cooke’s stellar reputation for excellence is richly deserved and I am excited to be able to add to that reputation as we develop innovative new product lines that enable cinematographers and film makers to realise their creative visions,” said Buckland.


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