Management Team

Damien McCormack BSc. MSc.

Name: Damien McCormack BSc. MSc.

Job Title: Managing Director

Damien originally joined Nylacast in 1991 as part of a Teaching Company Scheme (TCS) and commenced his role as Managaging Director in 2016. In this role he is responsible for the leadership and management of Nylacast Engineered Products.

Damien has over 26 years’ experience in the field of engineering polymers, within various roles including Research & Development, Production & Manufacturing, Procurement, Operations and General Management.

Having graduated with a BSc in Combined Science, Damien also holds an MSc in Polymer Engineering.

David Mintrim

Name: David Mintrim

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

David joined Nylacast in 2016 and, in this role, he leads the finance operations at Nylacast Engineered Products.

David has over 25 years’ senior level experience within a number of manufacturing companies and has operated at Board level for over 15 years in PLC, PE/VC, Private Ownership and global conglomerate environments.

David is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA, CGMA).

Chris Foster

Name: Chris Foster

Job Title: General Manager

Chris joined Nylacast in 1997 and has over 30 years’ experience of working within the Engineering sector.

In his role he oversees the day to day operations of Nylacast Engineered Products.  Chris has excellent knowledge of the company’s Business and ERP systems as he was part of its implementation team.

Chris is a time served engineer with a City & Guilds and HNC in Mechanical Engineering.

Andrew Peters  BSc

Name: Andrew Peters BSc

Job Title: Group Engineering & Technical Manager

Andrew originally joined Nylacast in 1997 and in this role he leads teams responsible for the engineering function of Nylacast, including Daring & Design, Manufacturing and Maintenance.

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in the engineering plastics sector, specifically in cast and extruded nylon.  He has provided technical support and industrialisation projects for manufacturing facilities on a domestic and international level.

In addition to extensive project management experience, Andrew holds a BSc Hons in Chemistry with Business Studies.

Ian Mallabone

Name: Ian Mallabone

Job Title: Group HR & Training Manager

Ian joined Nylacast in 2005 and has over 15 years of experience in Generalist HR & Training.  In this role he leads the companies HR, Training, Health & Safety activities and initiatives.  Ian has a thorough understanding of HS&E.

In addition to his IOSH qualification, Ian also holds a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD.

Sumayyah Mahomed BA Hons

Name: Sumayyah Mahomed BA Hons

Job Title: Sales Manager

Sumayyah joined Nylacast in 2005, in her role she leads an internal and external sales team and is responsible for the sales operations of Nylacast Engineered Products.

Working with a wide portfolio of domestic and international clients, Sumayyah has extensive experience and knowledge of the engineering plastics market coupled with the many industries Nylacast Engineered Products supplies into.

Sumayyah graduated from Kingston University with a degree in Business Management.