QUANTRON expands its international business with the establishment of Quantron Italy s.r.l.

Quantron Italy s.r.l
From left: Lorenzo Carnelli, CEO FRIEM, Herbert Robel (CHRO & Co-Founder Quantron AG) and Fabrizio Simoni (Managing Director Quantron Italy s.r.l.)
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German Quantron AG, clean tech company and specialist in sustainable transportation solutions for people and goods, acquires EYES Group s.r.l from FRIEM S.p.A., top global player in the production of high-power converters with a leading positioning in the green hydrogen supply chain, and establishes Quantron Italy S.r.l.

FRIEM is transferring 100% of its subsidiary EYES Group s.r.l. to Quantron AG. The company, which specializes in the electrification of vehicles, will henceforth operate under the name Quantron Italy s.r.l. With the Italian subsidiary, QUANTRON follows its strategic internationalization plan and addresses the growing demand for zero-emission vehicles in Italy. Quantron Italy will entertain a facility in Milan where it will assemble emission free last mile vehicles in a first step.

This transaction is the first milestone of a strategic partnership between QUANTRON and FRIEM to develop further cooperations in the future. FRIEM is enhancing its investments in the electric mobility market with a technology leader in the field of transportation, committed to the energy transition, including green hydrogen applications.

Michael Perschke, CEO of Quantron AG, explains: “With the new location in Italy we want to strengthen our presence in Southern Europe and expand our zero-emission footprint in a fast-growing market. EYES has existing infrastructure as well as extensive expertise and knowledge of the local market, this is a perfect basis to grow successfully in the Italian market.

We are very glad to support QUANTRON with its further development with the resources and skills of our team.”, affirms Lorenzo Carnelli, CEO of FRIEM. “This joint operation is consistent with our industrial plan and confirms FRIEM’s support and commitment to the energy transition.

The battery-electric QUANTRON Q-Light BEV

The new management team of Quantron Italy s.r.l.

Fabrizio Simoni, former CEO of EYES Group s.r.l., becomes Managing Director of Quantron Italy s.r.l. He has over 20 years of international experience in the automotive industry both in large companies and start-ups. His core competencies are in developing new structures and business models and managing complex tasks in a cross-functional and multicultural environment. Prior to EYES, he held leading positions at Qooder SA, Abarth & C and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Fabrizio Simoni: “Quantron Italy’s mission is to establish QUANTRON as a key player for zero-emission mobility also in Italy, introducing our innovative products and advanced technology in one of the most relevant automotive market in Europe. Together with EYES Group, QUANTRON has already very successfully converted vehicles into fully electric minibuses and put them on Italian roads for our customer Ente Parco Arcipelago Toscano dell’Isola d’Elba. We look forward to further joint collaboration to decarbonize Southern European road transport.

Massimiliano Bruno becomes Head of Sales for Quantron Italy s.r.l. He has over 20 years of experience as a senior manager in the commercial sector, including leadership roles in the development and management of commercial networks and in the management of global key accounts at Xerox. As a co-founder of innovative start-ups in the field of e-mobility, he has entrepreneurial experience in energy efficiency technology. Since 2016, he has focused on business development, strategic alliances and network development in the e-mobility market.


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