Hillbrush Custom Made

We are able to offer bespoke or custom brushes products designed for your unique application needs. 

Call us on 01747 860 494 or send us your requirements using our Enquiry Form.

Hillbrush Custom Made

We are able to offer bespoke or custom brushes products designed for your unique application needs. 

Call us on 01747 860 494 or send us your requirements using our Enquiry Form.

Management Team

Family oriented, results driven 

Family led and orientated, Hillbrush is proud of its rich history as part of the local community as well as being a world leader in its field.

Now entering a new generation with a new facility and leadership Hillbrush continues its commitment not only to its team but also its global customer base.

Andy Coward - Managing Director

Andy Coward - Managing Director

Andy joined the family business as Financial Director in 2016, following positions at Zurich and Deutsche Bank, before being appointed joint Managing Director in 2018. Andy heads up Finance, Operations, IT and Category Management.

Charlie Coward - Managing Director

Charlie Coward - Managing Director

Charlie joined the family business in 2007 as Marketing & Export Sales Manager, then moved to Commercial Director in 2011 before being appointed Managing Director in 2018. As joint MD, Charlie leads Sales, Marketing, Building & Facilities as well as the hospitality and retail division Visit Hillbrush. Charlie is also a Board Member for the American Brush Manufacturers Association.

Philip Coward - Chairman

Philip Coward - Chairman

Philip joined the family business in 1974 after graduating with an engineering degree and became Managing Director in 1998. He handed over to Charlie and Andy in 2018 but remains Chairman of the Board as well as being Hon. Treasurer of the Royal Warrant Holders Association and a Trustee of their Charity Fund.

Gemma Jacobs - Head of Finance

Gemma Jacobs - Head of Finance

Gemma joined Hillbrush in November 2019 having spent the first few years of her career in Practise before gaining 14 years’ experience in manufacturing and retailing. Gemma heads up Finance and Human Resources for Hillbrush, Hillbrush Inc and Visit Hillbrush.

Rob James - Head of Sales

Rob James - Head of Sales

 

David Hagelthorn - Head of Marketing

David Hagelthorn - Head of Marketing

David joined Hillbrush in early 2019 having spent the previous 20 years as a Marketeer predominately for software development and storage businesses.  However, his roots lie in Industrial Design so a return to manufacturing was an easy transition. David heads up Marketing for Hillbrush, Hillbrush Inc and Visit Hillbrush.