Meet our team

BDL is a family of tech minded experts at your fingertips

Our team are the heartbeat of what we do here at BDL. When you call for sales, support or service you will speak with our Christchurch based staff who are experts in what they do. We have a close knit organisation which means we are easy to deal with, nimble and able to quickly fix an issue or source a solution fast. BDL people are the best in the Industry, we’re sure you’ll agree. With staff based in our locations around the country, meet some of the team below.

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Garth Huston

Managing Director

After gaining a degree from Canterbury University, Garth’s first job was selling photocopiers for 3M in the late 1960’s. He started BDL in 1973 and has managed the company through many economic cycles and the various changes in the industry - from the advent of the analogue plain paper copier though to the full colour multifunction digital machines we use today.

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Ben Huston

Toshiba Dealer Principal

Ben joined BDL in 1999 and started delivering copiers then moved into sales in 2002. Since 2004 he has been managing the sales and service teams. Ben’s role includes day to day liaison with Toshiba, working with major customer accounts and overseeing all components of the sales and service departments and branch offices.

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Penny Huston

Administration Manager

Penny first began working at BDL after graduating from Canterbury University in the early 90’s, leaving to work in Corporate Banking in NZ and London. She re-joined BDL in 2009 as Service Controller and then moved to the role of Administration Manager in 2013. Penny is in charge of the admin team and all financial aspects of the company.

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Daryl Hancox

National Sales Manager

Daryl joined BDL in 1996 as an Account Manager and moved into role of Sales Manager in 2004. Daryl is responsible for sales at all of the branches offices and spends a lot of time traveling between the locations supporting the sales teams to reach their targets.

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Bill Bird

Technical Manager

Bill started as a copier technician in 1986 and joined BDL in 1996 as a field technician. He became Technical Manager in 2001. Bill is the technical contact with Toshiba and HP supports the field technicians with ongoing product support and training as well as customers using print and document management software.

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Scott Hinman

National Education Manager

Scott started at BDL in the year 2000 as field service technician and moved into the IT field in 2007. Recently Scott has taken on the role of National Education Manger and is based in Nelson but travels to all of BDL's locations to work with education customers. Scott is the point of contact for Toshiba's sponsorship of the New Zealand Catholic Education Office and Association (NZCEO) and The Association of Proprietors of Integrated Schools (APIS).

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Greg Mannering

Account Manager- Christchurch

Greg started at BDL in 2012 and is a senior member of the sales team. Greg's focus is on managing existing customers needs as well as working with new businesses to keep them up to date with the latest technology available to maximise productivity.

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Mark Woodfield

Account Manager - Christchurch

Mark started at BDL in 2016 as an Account Manager. Mark's focus is on developing on new business as well as working with our existing customers.