IN THE HOTSEAT

 IN THE HOTSEAT

DARREN BATTY

Married/Children?

Not married. I have a daughter

Position/Company:

Technical Sales Advisor – Heras

Previous Employment:

Parkinson Plastics – Powder coating company

How long at Heras, and previous roles with the company?

I have worked for Heras for almost 21yrs. In this time I have managed in the production department and also the finishing department. I have also worked within the planning department and I am currently working within the sales department as Technical sales.

What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing and landscaping industry?

Increase in material costs as is the case I expect for everyone the industry.

What do you like about Fencing and Landscaping News?

Reading Fencing and Landscaping News is a great way of seeing what is going on in the industry outside of Heras.

Favourite film:

Forest Gump

Beer or Wine:

Probably wine

Favourite Food:

Italian

Newspaper you read:

I tend not to

Favourite saying:

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you take with you?

My daughter, my dog and my fishing gear.

Favourite sport:

Specimen angling

Where’s your favourite place tofish, and what is was your best catch?

I fish a variety of waters from lakes to rivers, best catch being Carp to mid 30lb.

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