Management Team

Learn more about our corporate management and thus the management of our various divisions.

The driving force behind FRAMOS is a team of image processing experts with many years of industry experience. Whether it is engineering, support, distribution, marketing or administration – team-work is a guiding principle at FRAMOS.

Dr. Andreas Franz, CEO FRAMOS

Dr. Andreas Franz

Chief Executive Officer

Andreas Franz, PhD, is part of the company management since 2007. Prior to joining FRAMOS, he worked as a project manager for McKinsey & Company. He studied and earned his PhD at the Ludwig Maximilian University and Technical University both in Munich as well as at the MIT in Boston and the University of Berkeley.

Lorenzo Cassano, Head of Camera+ Division FRAMOS

Lorenzo Cassano

Head of Business Unit Camera+

Since 2006, Lorenzo Cassano is in charge of the distribution in Italy. Before he came to FRAMOS, he worked as the Italian distribution manager for a leading International distributor of PC components. Lorenzo Cassano has more than 10 years experience in the imaging sector.

Dr. Simon Che'Rose, Head of Imaging Systems FRAMOS

Dr. Simon Che'Rose

Head of Engineering

Dr. Simon Che’Rose is active for the FRAMOS GmbH since 2006 and is responsible for the application and hardware development field. He studied technical physics at the Technical University of Munich and did a doctorate in the field of high temperature superconductor at the University of Augsburg.

Sebastien Dignard, President FRAMOS Technologies North America

Sebastien Dignard

President FRAMOS Technologies North America

Sebastien Dignard brings close to 15 years of senior level experience in international business development, including 8 years of experience in the Vision industry. Prior to joining the team, he was a General Manager with Xerox Services Canada and held senior level positions with Pleora Technologies and Lumenera Corporation. He will be responsible for growing all aspects of Framos’ business in the Americas.

Axel Krepil, Head of Sensor+ Division FRAMOS

Axel Krepil

Head of Business Unit Sensor+

Axel Krepil assumes the leadership of the pan-European distribution of sensor components. He joins FRAMOS from Cypress Semiconductor, where he was Senior Distribution Manager for Central, East and South Europe. An Electrical Engineering graduate, he brings more than 20 years of technical experience from his time at Inova Semiconductors, his work as Director of Sales & Marketing at Sicotronic and also his role within the Motorola Group.

Michael Zehender, FRAMOS CFO

Michael Zehender

Head of Finance

Michael Zehender is responsible for global Finance and Accounting. After his studies of Business Administration, he started as auditor for PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Before joining FRAMOS, he worked for global engineering company Voith as Manager Mergers & Acquisition and in leading Finance positions.