Hayden Dillon



Hayden Dillon

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Level 3, Bridgewater Building, 130 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204



Professional Profile

Hayden is an experienced advisor with over 15 years experience in providing structural, financial, risk management, balance sheet structuring, and capital raising advice.

He is currently the Managing Principal for Waikato and head of Corporate Agribusiness New Zealand for Crowe Horwath.
Hayden has held key finance and management roles, with the National Australia Bank Group, specifically NAB Agribusiness, which saw him specialise in Farming through to NAB’s Corporate Bank, where he lead a Food and Fibre Sector Portfolio based in Melbourne.

Following this Hayden moved into executive management with the dairy sector in Victoria Australia. There he specifically led the strategic development and the M&A activity of the largest privately owned dairy business in Australia, securing significant growth for the company. During this period he also held directorship roles in the logistics industry after successful implementation of a specialist logistics business
Hayden moved back to NZ in 2007 as a Senior Partner at the Bank of New Zealand, this role saw him leading the Hamilton team of corporate, commercial, agribusiness and private bankers.
Hayden’s current directorship roles include; an elected committee member of the Waikato Branch of the Institute if Directors, Diary Solutnz Ltd and a Director of the South Waikato Investment Fund.
Every high performing business needs a strong Mentor/Advisor. Hayden can provide these skillsets within an Advisory Board structure, or he can access support for your finance team or provide specialist financial advice as required. He can also connect you with specialist skillsets in areas such as human resource management, systems and processes etc.
Crowe Horwath also works with the NZTE voucher subsidy scheme to offer subsidised support to selected business sectors.
The support covers:
Strategic analysis
Business planning
Ability to stand back and evaluate options
Financial and analytical skills
Tax expertise.


Advisory Board Member


Charity, Community Group, Council Controlled Organisations, Govt Sector Organisations, Listed Company, Non Govt Sector Organisations, Private Company, Start Up Companies, Trust

Key skills

Compliance and risk, Finance, Fundraising, General management, Governance, Sales, Start Ups, Strategy & Planning

Industry experience

Govt/Public Sector, Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Research/Science/Technical, Utilities, Venture Capital/Private Equity

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