ecoRobotix has strengthened its management team by appointing Frank Starrmann as CFO

Frank Starrmann has joined ecoRobotix as its CFO. With his unique combination of operational leadership experience in companies and as a venture capital investor, he will contribute to ecoRobotix’s scale-up and international development.

Prior to joining ecoRobotix, Frank was the managing director of Innogy Venture Capital (IVC), a fund management company that invested in young European technology companies working on renewable, distributed and smart energy. His portfolio comprised start-ups like Kiwigrid, Airec, Heliatek and enercast.

Before becoming an investor, Frank was a specialist and then an executive for RWE and innogy group. He led national and international business divisions covering renewable generation, project development and portfolio management. Frank has a diploma in industrial engineering and business from the University of Karlsruhe and a PhD in energy economics from the University of Cologne.

“I am delighted to be joining the international and passionate team at ecoRobotix. Thanks to its disruptive digital and high-precision technology, ecoRobotix will help farmers save money and become more environmentally friendly. These solutions are urgently needed so that people everywhere can achieve sustainable lifestyles,” said an inspired Frank Starrmann.

“With his unique experience and entrepreneurial mindset, Frank will contribute to ecoRobotix’s scale-up and international expansion,” enthusiastically stated Aurélien G. Demaurex, ecoRobotix co-founder and CEO.

About ecoRobotix

ecoRobotix supplies next-generation, autonomous weeding robots that reduce the environmental impact of farming while lowering costs for farmers. The company has won several awards and is a B Corp company. It was founded in 2014 in Switzerland and has been supported since its early days by the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT), Innosuisse, and Innovaud, and more recently by the Swiss Climate Foundation. It is currently running a series B funding round. Its goal is to expand into key European countries and enhance its products.


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Isabelle Aeschlimann
Marketing & Communication Officer

Phone: +41 24 524 41 23
Email: media@ecorobotix.com