The Masterflex Group is the listed specialist for the development and manufacture of sophisticated connector and hose systems made of high-performance plastics and fabrics.
Six strong corporate brands and 14 operating subsidiaries worldwide make up the Masterflex Group. Our products and solutions ensure demanding and essential functions in high-tech sectors such as aerospace, medical technology, mechanical and plant engineering, the chemical industry, food and pharmaceutical technology and other important industries. In addition, the Masterflex Group also offers consulting and order-related development services for hoses and connector systems as part of its engineering services.
Masterflex Group production sites are located in Gelsenkirchen (Masterflex), Neuss (APT Advanced Polymer Tubing), Halberstadt (Novoplast Schlauchtechnik), Wald-Michelbach (Fleima-Plastic), Norderstedt (Matzen & Timm), Houston, USA (Masterduct, Flexmaster) and Kunshan (PR China). In addition, the Masterflex Group has branches with production lines and sales partnerships at various locations in Europe, America and Asia.
Masterflex SE is a European stock corporation and is managed by a two-member Board. Andreas Bastin (left) has held the position of CEO of the stock corporation or SE since 2008. Industrial engineer Mark Becks (right) has been Chief Financial Officer since 2009.
After his studies, Dr. Andreas Bastin first worked for a company of the Krupp-Hoesch Group as assistant to the management and then in various management positions. During this time, he received his doctorate in engineering from the University of Dortmund. This was followed by around ten years as managing director of a medium-sized technology company, before he joined ETAS GmbH, a subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, in 2004 as a member of the management board, where he was successfully responsible for the development of various global business units.
Dr. Andreas Bastin joined Masterflex in December 2006. In autumn 2011, he was awarded "Turnarounder of the Year" by the magazine impulse and BDO Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. He was a member of the plenary assembly of the North Westphalia Chamber of Industry and Commerce from March 2012 to January 2022.
As Chairman of the Board of Masterflex SE, Dr. Andreas Bastin is responsible for Strategy, Markets, Marketing, Technology, IT and Innovation, Operations and Digitization.
Activities in supervisory bodies outside the Masterflex Group:
After several years in large corporations (Mannesmann and Bosch), Mark Becks held various management positions in medium-sized companies (Grohe and Dematic). The focus of his activities was on restructuring, setting up and continuing controlling systems, SAP implementations and the support of refinancing.
On the Board of Masterflex SE, Mark Becks is responsible for Finance, Procurement, Quality Management/Processes, Human Resources, Compliance and Investor Relations.
Since 2016, the three-member Supervisory Board of Masterflex SE has consisted of the Chairman Georg van Hall (first from left), his deputy Dr. Gerson Link (second from left) and the member Jan van der Zouw (third from left). Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Friedrich Wilhelm Bischoping (right).
Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 14 June 2016, member of the Supervisory Board since 11 August 2009.
After studying business administration at the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Illinois, USA, and after passing the professional examinations, Georg van Hall (born in 1957) held various management positions as auditor and tax advisor. Since 2005 he has had his own practice and has been a partner at AccountingPartners Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf, since May 2009.
Deputy Chairman and member of the Supervisory Board since 14 June 2016.
After studying business administration, Dr. Gerson Link (born 1971) initially worked for the Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaft der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft AG. Since 2002 he has been the sole director of InnoTec TSS AG in Düsseldorf. Link has gained extensive experience in the field of restructuring, national and international organic expansion, especially of companies in niche markets, and has also successfully completed company acquisitions. In addition, he has extensive experience in the area of one-off production, small series production and individual customer solutions for niche markets.
Member of the Supervisory Board since 14 June 2016.
After completing his studies in mechanical engineering, Jan van der Zouw (born 1954) gained more than 30 years of experience in the management of medium-sized and larger industrial companies. During his time as CEO of Eriks Group from 2001 to 2011, he played a key role in transforming the Group from a traditional technical supplier to a modern industrial supplier. During this time, the company grew from around €0.4 billion to €1.3 billion through organic growth and acquisitions. Since 2011, he has been contributing his many years of experience in various supervisory and advisory board mandates at various international companies.
Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board since June 14, 2016.
After studying engineering sciences at the TU Berlin, Friedrich Wilhelm Bischoping founded an engineering company for industrial plant construction in 1974 together with a partner, which was continually expanded through acquisitions. In 1987, he co-founded Masterflex Kunststofftechnik GmbH in Herten. Bischoping resigned from the management of the engineering company in 1998. When Masterflex Kunststofftechnik GmbH was converted into an AG, Bischoping resigned from the Board of Management and became Chairman of the Supervisory Board until June 2016. He has been Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board since June 14, 2016.