Bringing Steel to Life

Board of Directors

Gary Mollard

Chairman
BA (Economics), MBA (Cranfield)

Gary Mollard completed a Bachelor of Economics while employed full-time by Fletcher Merchants Ltd in 1984. He took a year’s leave of absence from Fletchers in 1986 and completed an MBA (Cranfield). Since then, Gary has held a number of general management positions around New Zealand including: GM Marketing, Golden Bay Cement; General Manager, Natural Gas Company; Managing Director, Avalon Studios Ltd; and until recently, Managing Director, NDA Engineering (now Tīra NDA).

Gary led the MBO of NDA (now Tīra) in 1998 and was instrumental in growing the business significantly to its current size. Gary has since relinquished the Managing Director role and maintains an investment and directorship. He is also a director of Hellaby Holdings Ltd.

Magnus Hildingsson

Chairman
B.Sc (Hons) London School of Economics

Magnus has over ten years of international private equity experience in originating, executing and managing investments. Magnus joined Pemba Capital Partners from Cinven, a leading European private equity fund, where he was based in London and responsible for the Nordic region, managing investments in the business services, healthcare and industrials sectors.

Prior to Cinven, Magnus was a Director at Intermediate Capital Group, a global investment manager. At ICG he established the Stockholm office and ran the Nordic investment business. During this time, Magnus managed transactions in a variety of sectors including consumer, media and telecommunications. Magnus started his career at investment company, Nomura, and then moved into private equity, focusing on investments in emerging markets. He graduated with a B.Sc honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.

Rob Haybittel

Director

Robert has over 6 years of investment banking experience in mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and equity capital markets.

Robert joined Pemba Capital Partners from global investment bank Morgan Stanley where he advised private equity and corporate clients on deal mandates across a broad range of sectors including general industrials, healthcare, infrastructure & utilities and natural resources. Over a six year period Robert advised on deals worth in excess of A$20Bn.

Prior to Morgan Stanley Robert spent two years at stockbroking firm Ballieu Holst. Robert also spent several years competing on the professional tennis circuit.

Robert is a Director of ONCALL, Arteva Funding and Vets Central.

Dallas Fisher

Director
BBS (Accounting and Finance)

A partner in Coopers & Lybrand with over ten years’ experience in audit and business services, Dallas was CFO of Tīra (formerly NDA) between 1994 and 1995. He also holds directorships in Go Bus Ltd, Strada Corporation Ltd and Chiefs Rugby Club LLP (Chair).

Today, he maintains active shareholder/director roles in Montana Catering, New Zealand’s largest privately owned caterer, and publisher/rewards systems business, People Media Group. Dallas also participates actively in the community as Chair of the Tamahere Community Committee (a sub-committee of Waikato District Council) and a Trustee of MESH (Sculpture Hamilton).

Mark Eglinton

Chief Executive Officer, NDA Group
B.Com, LL.B. (Otago)

Mark Eglinton joined NDA Group as CEO in September 2009. Prior to joining NDA, Mark held a number of positions within Fletcher Building and was the Managing Director of Fletcher Aluminium (a division of Fletcher Building) in 1999. In 2001, he joined NZX-listed Tenon Limited, where he held the positions of Commercial Director, General Manager, North American Consumer Solutions, and from October 2005, Chief Executive Officer based in North America.

Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Otago, as well as completing executive management courses at University of Michigan and Harvard University. He is also a Trustee on the Young Enterprise Trust and an Independent Director of NZX-listed Metro Performance Glass Limited.

Executive Leadership Team

Mark Eglinton

Chief Executive Officer, NDA Group
B.Com, LL.B. (Otago)

Mark Eglinton joined Tīra (formerly NDA) as CEO in September 2009. Prior to joining NDA, Mark held a number of positions within Fletcher Building and was the Managing Director of Fletcher Aluminium (a division of Fletcher Building) in 1999. In 2001, he joined NZX-listed Tenon Limited, where he held the positions of Commercial Director, General Manager, North American Consumer Solutions, and from October 2005, Chief Executive Officer based in North America.

Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Otago, as well as completing executive management courses at University of Michigan and Harvard University. He is also a Trustee on the Young Enterprise Trust and an Independent Director of NZX-listed Metro Performance Glass Limited.

Bob Giammaruti

CEO – SHECO
BSME, MSME

Bob Giammaruti joined SHECO as CEO in June 2015.

Bob has over 19 years’ experience in the custom heat exchanger fabrication industry. He has a unique understanding of sales, engineering, and product management combined with deep technical knowledge of fans and heat exchangers. Most recently at Hudson Products Corporation, Bob was the VP & GM of Hudson’s FIN-FAN® Air Cooled Heat Exchanger product line where he oversaw significant growth resulting in record or near record bookings, revenue, EBITDA and product output. From 2002 to 2011, Bob led Hudson’s TUF-LITE® axial flow fan and parts business unit where record top and bottom line growth was achieved via product and sales channel development. Prior to that, he held various engineering and product management positions at both Hudson Products and Babcock & Wilcox.

Bob holds a BSME and MSME from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Clint Brown

CEO ANZ Division

Clint joined Tīra in 2020 after working in about as far north as you can get from New Zealand – in Denmark as Executive Vice President – Dairy Processing Solutions for a large multi-national company.

His previous positions in the sector included Regional Manager Australia and NZ, Managing Director NZ, and Operations Manager and Project Director/Manager. Clint also attended business programmes in Melbourne, Australia and Lausanne, Switzerland.

Happy to be back in New Zealand, Clint enjoys some R&R and the odd bit of fishing in the Far North over summer, and skiing with his family in the winter months.

Sean McCormack

Group Chief Financial Officer
FCA

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.