08/04/2021 – Christof Sänger (56) was appointed
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of e-troFit GmbH on 15 February 2021 and is
responsible for finance, purchasing and sustainability. He leads a team of
three and is based at the Garching site.
e-troFit’s finance department was
previously managed by the company’s CEO, Andreas Hager, in a dual function. The
independent position of CFO was created in the light of constant growth and the
associated expansion of responsibilities.
After training as a banker and graduating
from Biberach University of Applied Sciences with a degree in business
administration, Christof Sänger gained extensive professional experience – both
at international group level and in medium-sized, owner-managed companies.
His most recent role was as managing
partner at designfunktion Holding GmbH in Munich.
“I was enthusiastic about the e-troFit
concept right from the start: we are using innovative solutions to create new
approaches for a sustainable transformation in mobility. I am very much looking
forward to the challenges ahead and, together with my team, I aim to make a key
contribution to achieving market leadership in the field of commercial vehicle
electrification,” explains Christof Sänger.
“With Christof Sänger, we have gained a
proven financial expert who will accompany and support our ongoing development
from a former mobility start-up to an established player in the commercial
vehicle sector. We are very pleased about the collaboration and the new design
options for creative financing solutions for our Green Mobility as a Service
solutions,” says Andreas Hager, CEO of e-troFit GmbH.
e-troFit - electrifying transportation! The German, privately financed start-up company with headquarters in Ingolstadt and offices in Garching near Munich employs about 50 people. e-troFit is represented with three further sales and development locations in Austria, Italy and Spain.
e-troFit is the first digital OEM worldwide (without own warehousing and production) to offer innovative solutions for the electrification (retrofitting) of used and new commercial vehicles such as trucks in distribution traffic, buses in public transport as well as municipal vehicles.
e-troFit is ISO 9001 certified and thus the only provider of retrofitting solutions to guarantee operational safety according to international standards of the automotive industry such as functional safety ISO 26262. e-troFit's international partner network guarantees service and availability in Europe.
With its holistic approach including telematics, charging infrastructure, fleet management and autonomous driving the company designs quickly realizable and cost-efficient solution packages for a sustainable change in mobility and a "Second Life" of diesel commercial vehicles. They effectively support the implementation of the CO2 savings targets according to the European Green Deal Agreement and the Clean Vehicles Directive, which will apply from 2021 on.
e-troFit has been awarded the German Mobility Prize (2018) and the Austrian VCÖ Mobility Prize (2019) and was voted as one of the top 50 startups in Europe in the field of mobility (2020, EUSP).
Further information: www.e-trofit.com