Tell us who you are?

My name is Darren Myers and I’m the UK & Ireland Sales Director for ESBE.

What services or products do you offer?

Check out the website (, ESBE AB, where we manufacture valves for hydronic systems.

How many team members are currently employed – who are they and what do they do?

It is a £100mil company with over 250 employees worldwide.

What made you want to start your own business / or work for your company?

The ethos of the company and the status of the business.

Why was Bury Businesslodge chosen as a location / how long have you been here?

I have been here for about 6 months, I really liked the vibe of the place.

Are you based in any other location?

Yes, Sweden, France, Spain, Italy, Poland and the Americas.

Are you planning anything exciting in the near future… personal or business?

Yep, UK arm of the business will become its own entity, which is an exciting move for ESBE.

What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?

If no one is going to die from the situation, we have time to work it out!

You’re on a team night out, where do you go?