Gao Zhendong

Founder and CEO of Positec

Don Gao (Gao Zhendong), Founder and CEO of Positec. Graduated from Nanjing University, he started his trading business in 1994. Driven by his dream to develop a company that masters its own destiny, in 2004 Don Gao launched his high-end brand of power tools and outdoor power equipment in the major western markets -- something has never been tried before by a Chinese corporation in consumer goods.
In the past 20 years, Positec has been successfully turned from a trading company into an OEM manufacturer, and finally into a brand owner. Today Positec is a global player with subsidiaries in American and European key markets well-known for its brand of Rockwell and Worx.