Our Executive Management Team

An Heid - President, Mold-Masters Global

Ling An-Heid has been President of Mold-Masters since 2017. Before then, she served as President of Mold-Masters Americas and Asia from 2013 to 2017. Ms. Heid joined the Applications Design Group at Mold-Masters Canada in 1991 and was instrumental in developing the region as President of Mold-Masters Asia until 2013. Before Mold-Masters, she served as a General Manager and legal representative of Beijing Plastic Mechanical Co Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Plastics Mechanical Engineering from the Beijing Chemical University and also holds an EMBA from the Rotman School of Management in Toronto. She acts as the Vice Director of the China Die and Mold Industry Association.

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Hans Hagelstein - President, Mold-Masters Europe, Middle East, Africa and India

Hans Hagelstein has been President for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEA+I) since 2013. He has been with Mold-Masters since 1990, joining as an Engineer and moving into various management and leadership roles including General Manager of Mold-Masters Europe. In 2011 he took over the leadership for global engineering and increased Mold-Masters global footprint by expanding the Global Engineering Center in India. Mr. Hagelstein started his career as a tool maker for injection and extrusion molds and gained his fundamental basics at ERWE before moving to work in research and development for AUDI AG. He holds an Engineering Degree (Dipl.-Ing.Fh) and a business degree from Business Management School (Betriebswirt).

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David Yang - President, Mold-Masters Asia

David Yang, has been President of Mold-Masters Asia since 2017 and has been with the company since 2013. During his accomplished career at Mold-Masters, Mr. Yang has held several prominent roles including VP of Global Operations and General Manager. Prior to joining Mold-Masters, he was Vice President of Operations with APAC in SPX and had over 24 years of experience managing multi-national Fortune 500 companies within the plastics industry. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an MBA from Shanghai Tongji University.

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Oliver Lindenberg - Vice President Global Sales & Marketing

Oliver Lindenberg has been Vice President Global Sales & Marketing of Mold-Masters since 2019, previously serving as President of Mold-Masters Americas since 2017. Mr. Lindenberg joined Mold-Masters in 2008 as West European Sales Manager and has held several senior sales roles with both Mold-Masters and Milacron. Prior to joining Mold-Masters, he served as Area Manager at a Global Injection Molding Machine Company and as Product Manager at KHS Corpoplast for the PET-Preform business. He holds an academic diploma degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Hamburg in Germany.

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Erhard Sangermann - Chief Financial Officer

Erhard Sangermann has been Chief Financial Officer of Mold-Masters and located in Canada since November 2018. He joined Mold-Masters as Finance Director Europe in 2010 and was instrumental in the consolidation and internationalization of this business. Prior to Mold-Masters, Mr. Sangermann held financial leadership positions in two international manufacturing groups; Albany International Corporation, a supplier of paper machine clothing for paper manufacturing, and Esselte Leitz, a manufacturer of office products. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Berlin.

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