Former CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy adds clean energy and mobility expertise to CoMotion Board
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 2020 – CoMotion Inc, the rapidly growing Los Angeles-based organizer of the prestigious CoMotion LA and CoMotion MIAMI mobility events, today announced the appointment of Boris von Bormann as Vice-Chairman.
Boris von Bormann brings over fifteen years of clean energy and future mobility expertise to CoMotion. Von Bormann was formerly CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy, Daimler’s division focusing on charging infrastructure, energy storage, and energy services in conjunction with the launch of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Presently, von Bormann serves as Founder & Managing Partner of renu ventures, a growth capital venture fund focusing on the convergence of energy, mobility, and transportation. Von Bormann was the CEO of solar energy storage group Sonnen Inc. prior to its acquisition by Shell in 2019.
“We are proud to have a one-of-a-kind clean technology and new mobility leader like Boris join our board.” said John Rossant. “There are few executives with such a deep knowledge of the convergence going on between clean energy and future mobility. Boris brings an unparalleled level of expertise and leadership, which is critical as CoMotion continues its ambitious expansion plans in 2020.”
“CoMotion is a true leader in the mobility space, with an unparalleled mix of events, news, media, and advisory services. I am delighted to join them on their mission of accelerating the future of mobility,” added von Bormann.
About CoMotion Inc.
CoMotion is a global platform where leaders of the most innovative transportation and technology companies around the world meet with urban policymakers to share ideas, do business and plan the new mobility future. CoMotion organizes exclusive world-class events such as CoMotion LA and CoMotion MIAMI, and is the new mobility industry’s premiere source for news, insights, and analysis.
About renu ventures
renu ventures is a growth capital and venture fund focused on the rapid transformation of the transportation and energy sectors. It believes that market forces, technological innovation, and public policy are energizing the future of transportation and creating compelling investment opportunities.
renu ventures will invest globally in early and growth stage companies focused on autonomous, connected, electric, and shared transportation, as well as the management of renewable, decentralized energy.