9 September 2021, 15:49
QUANTRON appoints automotive manager and EV pioneer Michael Perschke as CEO and board member, bringing further international EV expertise on board on its way to becoming an independent manufacturer for EV & FCEV buses & trucks.
Through his previous roles as Founder-CEO of Automobili Pininfarina, Senior Director at Audi AG, Managing Director Audi India and Director Steering of NSCs in the Volkswagen Group, Perschke brings many years of global automotive and EV experience as well as start-up experience to QUANTRON.
He has already worked successfully in numerous functions along the automotive value chain: in central functions at Audi AG - including responsibility for the strategic sales launch of the Audi eTron brand, as Sales Director for Mitsubishi in Europe and Mercedes-Benz in India, and in the areas of finance, IT and organization for Mercedes-Benz in China. As Founder-CEO of Automobili Pininfarina, Perschke also launched a zero-emission luxury car brand, bringing more than 8 years of electric experience in leading roles. The last 1.5 years, Perschke has gained further experience as an EV investor, where he was involved in investments at RIMAC (Croatia) Formula E (UK) and QEV Tech (Spain), among others, as CEO of NAD Capital.
Andreas Haller, founder, Chairman of the Board and majority shareholder of Quantron AG: "Michael Perschke brings many years of international expertise from leading automotive and EV companies to QUANTRON. His main focus will be, among other things, the development of QUANTRON into a manufacturer brand, the international market development with a focus on North America and Asia and the expansion of the investor network up to a possible stock market listing."
Michael Perschke: "I am proud to be a member of the motivated and competent QUANTRON team and to be able to contribute my expertise. My goal is to make the QUANTRON brand synonymous with Zero Emission Transportation Solution worldwide - both electric and fuel cell propulsion. I see great potential to develop Quantron AG into the European champion in this segment."
Source: Quantron AG