Group Management Team

Adrian Day

Group CEO

Adrian joined Beardow Adams in 2015 and in charge of the overall business of the Group.  Adrian has extensive international manufacturing experience having worked in Continental Europe and the US before joining Beardow Adams.

Nick Beardow

Sales Director

Nick joined the company in 1987 after graduating from Durham University and having spent five years in international finance. He led the development of Beardow Adams' export business in Europe during the 1990's and today focuses upon emerging markets in Asia, Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

Graeme Nutting

Export Director

After joining us in 1992, Graeme became a Director in 2004 and is an expert in the self-adhesive tape and label sectors. Today Graeme works closely with hot melt Global Partners to manage our Western Europe Export markets

Eric Coveney

Head of Strategic Markets

Eric joined in early 2005, where he has progressed through the ranks developing an extensive level of market knowledge, technical skill and product development experience along the way. He now manages the Groups marketing functions, as well as the development of strategic markets and customers.

Bob Adams

Non-Executive Chairman

Bob founded our company with Len Beardow in 1977. With a passion for new products and innovation, he still remains involved with the research & development activities.

Lesley Sheldon

Global Technical Director (Hot Melt Adhesives)

Lesley has been with Beardow Adams since the year 2000 and became Global Technical Director (Hot Melt Adhesives) in 2017. Leading a team of dedicated professionals, she is responsible for product development and the provision of technical support to our customers worldwide.

Michael Wakeman

Operations Director

Michael has been with Beardow Adams since September 2004 and became Operations Director in March 2017. Leading a team of dedicated professionals, he is responsible for Production, Quality Control, Despatch, Maintenance and Compliance in Milton Keynes.

Nicola Irons

Group Financial Controller

Nicola joined Beardow Adams in October 2017. An FCCA Qualified Accountant with over 15 years experience, Nicola oversees the day to day running of Finance within the Group.