Meet the team - Darren Rhys


Following on from his previous roles working for the leading machine manufacturers and suppliers of vending equipment to all the major, local and regional distributors in the UK and Europe, Darren was ready for the challenge of becoming a Consultant Partner of the Thirst Link business franchise.

Over the past 10 years, he has embraced the Thirst Link ethics and ethos and developed for himself and the Thirst Link Brand a very successful business, gaining new clients within all B&I sectors, including Healthcare, Retail, Leisure, Finance, Insurance and Manufacturing sectors, whilst successfully retaining existing business year on year.


Having spent all his working life in the industry, Darren has gained a wealth of knowledge of all the key vending machine manufacturers and technical maintenance providers and has a detailed “expert” understanding of the vending, HoReCa, office coffee solutions and watercooler markets.

Darren’s skills and expertise are coupled with a desire for innovation and a determination to succeed. These attributes prove to be invaluable to clients, vending operators and water cooler suppliers alike, enabling all parties to make informed decisions and work together to ensure that solutions are found, with the highest level of customer satisfaction achieved.