Our management team

Meet Avrios’ dedicated leadership team.
With our experienced members of the management team as well with our board members we tackle every challenge and strive for more.

Management team

Francine Gervazio

Chief Executive Officer

Francine is a self made entrepreneur with a passion for customers: she grew up in a small suburb in Brazil, making her way to the USA and finding a scholarship for her MBA at Babson College. She previously co-founded a B2B logistics startup with more than 700 customers and was responsible for South Latin America at EasyTaxi, providing the highest customer satisfaction scores globally.

Jason Thrasher

Chief Technology Officer

Jason is a technology leader who has built systems and services at internet scale. While creating advertising, infrastructure, and consumer product experiences at Google, Yahoo, BrightRoll, and Oracle in Silicon Valley, he has applied an engineering mindset to building both products and teams. He is passionate about customer success driven by a culture of ownership and innovation in high-functioning teams. When not focused on the customer, he can be found bicycling the countryside or camping with his family.

Beatriz Dominguez

VP People & Talent

Beatriz Dominguez is a people leader with over ten years of experience working in talent acquisition, people operations, and talent branding in Silicon Valley and Europe. Beatriz has worked with startups and high-growth technology companies like Zanbato, BrightRoll (acquired by Yahoo!), IFTTT, and Good Eggs. Before working in technology recruitment, Beatriz worked in marketing and fundraising for nonprofit art organizations and social entrepreneurs.

Wouter Hendriks

VP Operations

Wouter joined Avrios in early 2017 and is now VP of Operations, responsible for finance, revenue operations and all topics legal. Before Avrios, he worked at Dutch pension investor PGGM and is holding a MSC in Strategic Innovation Management and MSC in Marketing.

Manuel Schuler

VP Customer Success

Having worked extensively across Europe, Manuel has returned to his native Switzerland to join our customer success team. With a strong background in consulting (KPMG healthcare team Zürich, Efficio ltd, the world’s largest procurement consulting firm, London) the customer’s success always has been his main focus. In 2019, Manuel joined Avrios as a customer success manager and quickly progressed to the VP position he holds today.

Helmut Käser

VP Sales

Helmut is an experienced sales leader with a passion for sustainable sales, targeted, effective and integrated marketing. He holds master’s degree in Business Consulting and his background in corporate fleet sales makes him the Avrios fleet expert. In 2019, Helmut joined Avrios as Senior Account Executive and quickly rose through various positions to become VP Sales.

Thomas Hubbert

Director of Product

Thomas joined Avrios in 2022 as Director of Product Management and brings over 10 years of experience in the area. Before, he worked for companies such as Tourlane, Groupon, and ImmobilianScout24 in multiple roles.

Justyna Polipowska

Director of Finance

Justyna joined Avrios in May 2020 as Director of Finance and manages a small accouting team in Poland. She is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience in companies such as Credit Suisse and E&Y. Her start-up adventure began in 2013 with a Bavarian electric scooters manufacturer and she still enjoys this environment at Avrios.

Katharina Fritsch

Head of Customer Success

Katharina joined Avrios in 2021 as Senior Customer Success Manager and quickly proceeded to Head of Customer Success. Before, she worked on the customer side of Avrios as Senior fleet manager at CleverShuttle. Katharina holds a Master of Arts in International Business.

Anna Jakubowitz

Head of Marketing

Anna is a passionate marketing leader with over 7 years of B2B marketing experience in various industries. Anna has successfully worked with companies across Europe and the United States such as EY/etventure and Citruslabs, always focussing on
growing brands by shaping and optimizing integrated marketing campaigns. In 2021, Anna joined Avrios as a Senior Marketing manager and quickly progressed to Head of Marketing in early 2022.

Daria Meier

Team Lead, Sales

Daria is part of our sales team. Before joining Avrios, she had already gained a lot of experience in the fleet industry, be it with leasing companies or in the vehicle trade. Since January 2022, she has been accompanying interested parties on their way to winning Avrios for their fleet and creating joint added value.

Peter Schlieder

Team Lead, Sales

Peter Schlieder looks back on more than 5 years of experience in sales, among others for a software provider and a large German radio company. He has been a member of the Avrios sales team since June 2022. Before working in sales, he was a project manager and implemented marketing and event concepts for agencies across Europe.

Board of directors

Andreas Brenner

Chairman and Founder

Before founding Avrios, Andreas co-led the Brenner group, where he operated a fleet of 120 vehicles. The family business had been a pioneer in fleet management. They had been using a TCO approach since the 90ies and had all of their vehicles equipped with telematics since 2000. Andreas holds a BA in business administration from the University of St. Gallen and an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Andrew Flett

General Partner at Mobility Impact Partners LP

Andrew has been an investor, board member and fan of the fleet technology industry for more than 20 years. He sat on the board of fleetmatics, a global telematics provider managing more than 800.000 vehicles, and Truce Software, a driver safety and training solution. At Avrios Andrew, is responsible to help the company design a sustainable growth strategy.

Nate Glissmeyer

Chief Platform Officer at FRIDAY Versicherung

Nate is a 25+ year veteran of creating digital experiences across a wide variety of industries, from fresh grocery delivery to insurance to kids’ entertainment. During his more than 16 years at Amazon, he also had the rare opportunity of running technology and product development teams while being responsible for the P&L, a powerful “closed loop” perspective that helps him combine digital strategy with meaningful business results. Nate consults for companies in DACH looking to add a robust digital product strategy from his home in Munich, Germany.

Jos White

General Partner at Notion Capital

A marketing leader at heart and former CMO, Jos co-founded three operational companies: RBR Networks, Star and MessageLabs. He later co-founded Notion.VC a specialist B2B Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Investor. At Notion, Jos and his team invested into more than 50 of the leading European SaaS companies. At Avrios, Jos is responsible to help the company position for long-term success and exchange best practices with other SaaS companies.

Klea Wenger

Investment Director at Swisscom Ventures


Lakestar is an investor in Avrios and as such has a representative seat on the board of directors. The Zurich based venture capital firm has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and works alongside ambitious founders to create successful companies. Besides Avrios, Lakestar has invested into companies such as AirBnB, Spotify, Revolut, Omio (GoEuro) and Taulia.

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