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Leadership Team

Mark Eglinton (Chief Executive Officer, NDA Group)

Mark Eglinton joined NDA as CEO in September 2009.

Prior to joining NDA, Mark held a number of positions within Fletcher Challenge Building, and was the Managing Director of Fletcher Aluminium (a division of Fletcher Challenge Building) in 1999. In 2001 he joined Tenon Limited and held the positions of Commercial Director, General Manager North American Consumer Solutions and then, from 1 October 2005, Chief Executive Officer.

Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Otago.


Tony Joblin, (Group Chief Operating Officer)

Tony joined NDA in 1977 as an engineering apprentice and moved through the ranks to foreman of the Engineering Workshops and Project Engineering for site installations. He joined Fitzroy Engineering in 1987 and during the next four years became the Projects Manager and the Assistant General Manager. Tony rejoined NDA in 1991 to re-establish the Hawera operation and over the next 10 years reinvigorated the NDA Site Services activities and established our On Farm Refrigeration business. In 2003 Tony moved into the role of Chief Operating Officer overseeing the New Zealand operations.


Sean McCormack (Group Chief Financial Officer)

Sean joined NDA as Group CFO during the capital restructure process in May 2007. He spent the previous three years as CFO of NDA’s farm service business, Dairy Technology Services Ltd.

Originally from Ireland Sean started his career with PWC in Dublin where he spent five years in its corporate tax department servicing a range of predominantly multi-national corporations. This was followed by three years with US investment management firm, Templeton Global Investors at its European headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland. He subsequently moved to New Zealand as Group Finance Manager of Trans Tasman Properties Plc - at that time an NZX listed property management/development organisation. In 1999 Sean returned to the northern hemisphere and spent the next five years in various roles with Sun Microsystems Inc. He relocated with his family to New Zealand in late 2004 where he joined Dairy Technology Services Ltd

Sean is a qualified chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland.


Melinda Deller (GM - Human Resources)

Melinda joined NDA in 2002 and is responsible for People & Safety within the business. She has a BBS (HRM) from Massey University and is a MHRINZ. Within NDA her responsibilities cover Health & Safety, Performance Management, Industrial Relations and Learning & Development.

Prior to joining NDA she has worked predominately within manufacturing environments.


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