Quantron appoints Ulrich Hornke as CFO

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 10 Feb 2022


Quantron has appointed Ulrich Hornke​ as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) even as the company prepares for the launch of its battery-electric 12m Cizaris city bus on February 16. Hornke will also deal with the implementation of Quantron AG's strategy and its strategic and international development.

Another focus area for Hornke will include securing the necessary liquidity to implement Quantron AG's ambitious plans, including medium-term planning for the placement of Quantron on an international capital market. Hornke’s 30 years of international experience includes stints at Mercedes Benz (Europe, Japan and Hong Kong), Mitsubishi (Japan) and Chrysler Group (USA, China and Europe) as CFO.

Speaking about his appointment, Ulrich Hornke said, "Quantron's business model convinces me especially with regard to the industrial application of hydrogen technology in the mobility sector."

Michael Perschke, CEO and board member of Quantron added that, "Ulrich Hörnke's distinctive strategic skills and his goal-oriented approach fit perfectly into our team. He combines the internationality, the know-how of an OEM as well as an EV start-up and his strong networking with international capital partners. I am very much looking forward to working with him again."

Meanwhile, Quantron’s first vehicle, the 12 m Cizaris city bus, will be presented online for the first time on February 16.