30 October 2012 — Juris Prods, a mechanical engineer with 39 years of continuous service to Norman Disney & Young, has been awarded the inaugural NDY Engineer of the Year Award. NDY chief executive officer Ian Hopkins said the awards program actively fostered a culture of excellence and celebrated the achievements of staff. This is the first year of the NDY Excellence Awards, a program which expands upon the firm’s previous four years of the NDY Innovation Awards.