Meet The Chief Team


Glen Haddon – Director

With 35 years industry experience, Glen has worked for some of Australia’s most respected hose companies.

8 years ago, Glen decided it was time to take his knowledge, skills and expertise and start something of his own.  Chief Fluid Systems was born.

Glen’s knowledge, coupled with his passion and dedication has seen him become an authority within the industry.


Mandy Haddon – Office Manager

Mandy joined us in 2013.  With a background in Banking, she is responsible for the administration and office management functions of the company.


Richard Mason – Industrial and Workshop Manager

Richard joined us in 2014. With over 25 years industry experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge to Chief. Richard oversees all Workshop functions and looks after our Industrial Customers.


Joel McDarra – Government and Defence Manager

Joel joined us in 2015. He came to us from the Royal Australian Engineering Corp of the Australian Army. Joel looks after our Defence Customers.


Lynda Hangan – Quality and Operations

Lynda joined us in 2018. She comes to us with over 20 years industry experience. She heads up our Quality and Operations area, ensuring our compliance.


Shane Helmrich – Hose Technician

Shane joined us in 2016. With a Cert III in Mechanical Engineering, Shane fits perfectly in his role of Hose Technician.


Nathan Monkhouse – Hose Technician

Nathan joined us in 2018. He holds a Boilermaker Trade Cert and is quickly learning the role of Hose Technician.


Aaron Haddon – Hose Technician

Aaron joined us in 2015. He is currently working part time at Chief while studying full time at University.


Zac Longdon – Apprentice Hose Technician

Zac joined us in 2018. He is currently undertaking his Cert III in Mechanical Engineering.