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15th November 2023

New Leadership Team Poised to Propel Buxton Brewery to Greater Heights

  • Buxton Brewery announce 3 key appointments to spearhead the future direction of the business 
  • Plans to considerably increase brewing capacity and add multiple licensed venues to existing bar operation

BUXTON BREWERY COMPANY proudly announces the appointment of three key executives who are set to lead and enhance the company’s vision, driving the business to new horizons.

Having joined the company in August, ROB TOPHAM assumed the role of Technical Director overseeing production at the brewery’s Staden Lane brewing facility. With an extensive background in brewing and production management at Fullers, Camden Town and most recently, ABI, Rob brings a wealth of expertise and innovative strategies to optimise production processes and elevate efficiency within the brewery.

JOHN HAMILTON joined the business on 13th November and will take on the position of Area Manager, spearheading the management and operations of our bar operating company – Axe Edge Bars Ltd. John possesses a proven track record in multi-venue management and business development gained at True North Brew Co, promising to bring dynamic leadership and an enhanced customer experience to our diverse range of bars.

Finally, DOMINIC METCALFE commenced as the new Managing Director on 9th November. With a forward-thinking approach and a keen eye for strategic growth opportunities gained through experience at Adnams, Black Isle Brewery and most recently, Thornbridge, Dom will be instrumental in steering Buxton Brewery through its next expansion phase and overseeing the acquisition of additional licenced premises.

“We are thrilled to welcome these talented individuals to our leadership team,” said Geoff Quinn, Founder of Buxton Brewery. “Their collective expertise and fresh perspectives align perfectly with our company’s vision. We’re confident that their contributions will be instrumental in propelling our business to even greater success.”

The new leadership team’s appointments coincide with Buxton Brewery’s plans to expand production and acquire additional licenced premises, reflecting the company’s commitment to continuous growth and dedication to providing fantastic beer and warm hospitality to our customers.


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