Charlie Gao Appointed Mastip Group General Manager

The Mastip Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Gao as the new Group General Manager.

Charlie brings over 15 years of senior management and international business experience in both the private and public sectors.

Steven Hales, Chairperson of the Mastip Board, expressed the Board’s excitement at bringing someone of Charlie’s calibre to lead the Mastip Group.  He noted that the Board was particularly impressed with Charlie’s extensive international business experience, strategic vision, and track-record of managing high performing teams to support clients and partners globally.

“The Board welcome Charlie as Mastip’s Group General Manager. Charlie has the vision and experience to lead our amazing global team and the Board looks forward to working with Charlie to continue Mastip’s success as a global leader of hot runner solutions,” said Steven Hales.

On his appointment, Charlie expressed his excitement at leading the Mastip Group: “It’s a privilege to join Mastip's brilliant global team delivering industry leading hot runner solutions to our customers.  I look forward to leading our team to continue supporting the success of our customers and partners worldwide, and driving Mastip’s sustainable growth as a global industry leader”.

Prior to joining Mastip, Charlie led a government funded agency that facilitated the growth of New Zealand businesses exporting to Asian markets, and was the Managing Partner of an international investment management and advisory firm based in Asia. Charlie holds BSc, BA(Hons), and MA(Hons) degrees from the University of Auckland. He is a proud dad to two boys.

The Mastip Group is a global leader in hot runner solutions. Headquartered in New Zealand, Mastip has manufacturing facilities in New Zealand and China and regional operations in Asia, Europe and North America. Mastip also works with a fantastic network of partners around the globe to deliver the best value hot runner solutions to customers.