About Us

FW Medical works with key UK retailers such as Boots, Holland & Barrett, Superdrug, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Amazon, as well as with the independent Pharmacy and Health Store sector. We also work with distributor partners in 22 European countries as well as a growing array of international markets including South East Asia, Australia and South Africa.

Our portfolio spans a range of Medical Devices we well as cosmetic and food supplement products. We operate in the following product categories:

The bridge over the River Kelvin at the West of Scotland Science Park.

The FW Team

We have a highly experienced team of committed professionals. The key personnel :

Moray Forbes (BA, MBA)

With experience both in Pharmaceuticals (The Mentholatum Co Ltd) and early career in the drinks industry (Bass PLC, Brown Forman Inc), Moray has an established record of building successful brands by developing business both in domestic and European markets. Moved into Pharmaceuticals following an MBA (1994/5) at Strathclyde Business School. Co-founded FW Medical in 2007.

Jill Stuart (MA Hons)
Commerical Director

Jill has over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing, gained mostly in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry working with brands such as DEEP HEAT and Echinaforce. Her areas of expertise include launching and developing new brands, building retail distribution and driving integrated marketing campaigns.

Rob McCutcheon (MA Hons)
Logistics Manager

Responsible for distribution, operations and the supply chain, Rob has over 30 years’ experience in the logistics and shipping industry, having previously worked for Maersk, MOL, OOCL and ICL, before joining FW Medical Ltd in 2012. A graduate of the University of St Andrews.

Janet Stewart (BA Hons)
Finance Manager

A commercially focused accountant with over 20 years of experience gained in varying business sectors. Hands-on experience managing all of the finance functions, including; management accounts, payroll, treasury & cash managment, budgeting & forecasting, credit control and process & development improvement.

Carsten Troell-Smith (BA)
Marketing Executive

Carsten has a background in both publishing and pharmaceuticals spanning over 6 years. He conceptualises and oversees the implementation of digital, video, and press campaigns for the FW brands. Carsten also manages all the company’s websites, utilising analytical tools to monitor and analyse web performance.

Mark Forbes (BSc Hons, MSc)
Regulatory Executive

Mark’s background includes degrees in BSc Hons Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology) and MSc Clinical Trials and Precision Medicine. He has experience working in the medical devices industry, working both in sales and in regulatory. Mark is responsible for regulatory control, quality management and legislative work. He also provides scientific support on new product development, clinical trials and research.

With skilled, dedicated sales and marketing management of products with clear and obvious USPs, we have been able to achieve leading category positions in multiple countries.

This has been achieved working together with strong & reliable partners. We thank all of our many distributors, suppliers, contract manufacturers, agencies and logistics providers for their expertise and dedication.

Silicol GmbH, an affiliated company based in Bielefeld, Germany specialises in the development and manufacturing of our core products silicol®gel and silicol®skin.

Facilities and production vessels at our affiliated company, Silicol GmbH

FW Medical offers its services both as a full service distributor of new, innovative healthcare products for sale in the United Kingdom and EIRE. Whilst also offering the silicol range of products for sale in selected markets both in the EU and internationally in countries where we do not yet have a presence.