About Us

Founded in 2017 Daro Connectivity is an integral part of the Daro Group.

We are experts in connectivity for the ever-growing demands of communication networks and expectations of our modern society.

Our company is built on robust British design and manufacturing from specification to prototyping through to production, assembly, sub-contract assembly and delivery. We are also very proud to be the authorised distribution partner for a number of global brands including Leoni.

It is our vision to be recognised as the most trusted, agile and responsive partner delivering solutions to problems that deliver quality infrastructure to communication providers.

We have developed a streamlined process to ensure your experience of working with us is straightforward and transparent.

Being part of the Daro Group, we benefit from the wider support of the Group’s central resources such as strategic planning, sales & marketing, financial management, leadership and on-going investment.

OUR VISION

Building on many decades of expertise, our vision is to be recognised as the most trusted, agile and responsive British manufacturer and distribution partner; delivering high-quality connectivity products & solutions to problems from specification to prototyping through to production, assembly, sub-contract assembly and delivery.

OUR MISSION

Investing in our valued resources our mission is to provide connectivity expertise to deliver smart and intelligent infrastructure solutions to communication providers.

OUR STRATEGY

By integrating our combined skill, expertise and resources, increasing numbers of communication providers and users will benefit from our resilient and intelligent connectivity solutions, alongside the dedication of a forward-thinking agile team that understands their testing and legislative environment.

OUR VALUES

Our core value is simple. Our thinking and decisions are guided by the philosophy of you win, we win.

Meet The Team

Mervyn Douglas

Mervyn Douglas

Managing
Director

Mervyn joined Daro in 2016 bringing 20 years’ experience in business and finance. His role is to lead the strategic direction of Daro, managing continuous investment in resources to enable people, businesses and the group to achieve their long-term objectives.

Matthew Craig - Daro

Matthew Craig

Design Engineer and
Product Line Manager

Matt joined Daro in 2017 from CommScope, with 20 years’ knowledge within the fibre optic industry. He has a dual role as senior product line manager and purchasing officer he works closely with internal and external customer’s & suppliers to develop new and/or source products and solutions to meet specific requirements. He also reviews on-time delivery (OTD).

Dave Cheale

Operations
Manager

Dave Joined Daro in 2017 as operations manager in connectivity. Prior to that he worked in a number of Telecom related companies for 35 years. He brings highly valuable experience in design and production engineering.

Rachel Miles

Rachel Miles

Finance Assistant and
Business Support

Rachel joined Daro in 2017. In addition to making our customers, suppliers and visitors feel very welcome she assists with the accounts and works closely with all of the business divisions where needed.

Supported By

Sarah Pennock

Sarah Pennock

Head of Group Finance
and Human Resources

Sarah is Group head of finance and human resources, overseeing the accounts and a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). Since joining Daro in 2004 Sarah’s role has continuously developed to now encompass overseeing group IT, health & safety and property services as well as finance and human resources.

Jon Leech

Jon Leech

Group Head of
European Sales

Jon joined the group in 2020 and brings over 25 years of UV water treatment experience. Jon leads Daro Aquafides, a strategic alliance, delivering certified ultraviolet disinfection solutions to the UK municipal & industrial water treatment markets. As head of European sales, Jon is also responsible for growing international sales across the group and sharing best practice in strategic sales and account management.

Karen Winter

Karen Winter

Head of
Marketing

Karen joined the group in 2019 bringing over 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing. Her role is to develop marketing strategies across the group, lead the branding to create consistency whilst maintaining individuality.

Dave Cheale

Head of Compliance
and Quality Assurance

Dave Joined Daro in 2017 as operations manager in connectivity. Prior to that he worked in a number of Telecom related companies for 35 years. He brings highly valuable experience in design & production engineering and leads compliance and quality assurance practices for the group.

Lee McCarthy

Head of Group
Continuous Improvement

Lee joined Daro Group in 2020 and with 30 years in the industry brings a wealth of knowledge in the design, manufacture and application of lighting. Utilising his extensive experience in lean manufacturing, Lee is responsible for driving continuous improvement across Daro.

To discuss your next challenge, please contact us either by calling 01787 881191, or email info@daroconnectivity.co.uk we’d be delighted to hear from you.