Cooke Optics has announced the appointment of media industry veteran Roger Flynn as a new non-executive director to its board of directors. Flynn is an investor and non-executive director in media, technology, and travel businesses following a successful executive career in several international organizations, including CEO of BBC Ventures, commercial director of Virgin’s Media division, and president international of SDI Media Group.
“Roger’s background in international broadcast and post-production will add more dimension to the board and will support our strategic plans for continued successful growth of the Cooke business,” said Kees Van Oostrum, non-executive chairman of Cooke Optics. “With Roger, we can more thoroughly support the industry across the entire spectrum from our market-leading lenses through to post-production and VFX.”
Most recently, Flynn was chairman of Masstech Innovations, a broadcast software business.
“I am delighted to be joining Cooke, a business with an incredible heritage in the industry,” Flynn said, “and supporting Kees and the rest of the board as we continue to invest and grow Cooke.”