Our Team

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.

Joanne Goldman

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. [read more]

Ziad Gazal

Joint Managing Director

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. [read more]

Wassim Gazal

Joint Managing Director

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. [read more]

Karin Hattingh

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. [read more]

Carly Espinosa

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. After graduating from Ultimo TAFE, Carly gained product development and sales experience working for The Cassette Society, Apparel […]

Mana Mawlai

Head Of Design and Sales, Branded Apparel

Mana Joined Hotsprings in August 2016 as the head of design and sales across the Branded group[read more]

Nicole Macey

General Manager, Cooper St

Tempe Biven

Sales Manager for Licensed and Generic

Tempe joined Hotsprings in 2015 as a Sales Manager for Licensed and Generic. After graduating from FBI Fashion College, Tempe worked for numerous Australian companies such as Apparel Group, Specialty Fashion Group and Universal Music/Bravado where she specialised in women's fashion, volume lines and licensed merchandise. [read more]

Dennis Cash

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. During his longstanding tenure at Hotsprings, Dennis has worked in several management roles, including Divisional Manager - Mambo. [read more]