Hotsprings was founded in 1993 by Wassim and Ziad Gazal. Since then the brothers have seen their business grow to become an industry leader, one with an enviable reputation for innovation, integrity and performance. Though efficient process is paramount, they’ve never forgotten that it is the people within your business that builds long-term success.
Senior Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
2014 saw Joanne Goldman appointed as Hotsprings' CEO. This is seen as a strengthening of the Hotsprings senior management team, ensuring the successful growth of the company moving forward.
Ziad Gazal has 35 years experience in garment manufacturing and sourcing, quality control and business administration. A leading figure in the industry, he had held positions as both Director and President of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Institute of Australia.
With over 30 years of industry experience, Wassim Gazal is a joint founding Managing Director of Hotsprings. He was raised with a strong rag trade family background, over the years perfecting his talent for product development and is well regarded for his ability to successfully launch brands into the Australian market.
Chief Financial Officer
Karin has over 15 years of senior finance experience and is a Chartered Accountant and holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Accountancy. Her career commenced with Price Waterhouse and Karin has subsequently held various senior finance positions across retail, manufacturing and franchising.
Head of People and Culture
Head Of Design and Sales
Mana Joined Hotsprings in August 2016 as the head of Design and Sales across the Branded group
Production & Operations Manager
Mark joined Hotsprings in Dec 2015 as Production & Operations Manager for the Branded Divisions.
With over 20 years’ industry experience, Mark has previously held Head of Production roles with both David Jones and Industrie Clothing.
General Manager- Cooper St
Nicole joined Hotsprings in 2017 as Cooper St General Manager.
With 20 years of industry experience, Nicole was previously the General Manager of Alice McCall.
Brand Manager- Mambo
Carly joined Hotsprings in February 2017 as Brand Manager for Mambo. Having worked in youth fashion retail from the age of 17, a career in fashion after a few years of globe trotting was an obvious choice.
Licensed & generic Apparel
Tempe joined Hotsprings in 2015 as a Sales Manager for Licensed and Generic.
Sourcing & Operations Manager
Dennis’ career in the apparel industry has spanned over 30 years. Previously Dennis held roles at Grace Bros and Best & Less as a buyer.