Peter Reeve has been promoted to the role of managing director of Stepper UK, concentrating on the domestic U.K. market. He first joined the company in 2003 and was given wider commercial responsibilities after the acquisition of Stepper UK and Stepper France by Arts Optical in 2014. Reeve takes the place of Richard Crook, who started at Stepper UK in 1995 and resigned as its director in July. A non-executive director of the company, Martin Allen, was made finance director in January.