Stefan Dürr is Managing Partner as well as Managing partner of Ekotechnika AG and Chairman of the Executive Board since November 2015. Stefan Dürr studied geo-ecology at Bayreuth University and was the first Western European trainee to go to Russia at the age of 25. In 1994, with support from the Federal Agriculture Ministry, he initiated the German-Russian Dialogue on Agricultural Policy, whose project coordinator he still is. He also acted as a consultant to agricultural committees of the Federation Council and the Duma of the Russian Federation. In 1998, he started trading agricultural machinery and turned EkonivaTechnika, which has been spun off in the meantime, into the market leader of the sector. Stefan Dürr is also Managing Partner and CEO of Ekosem-Agrar GmbH, Walldorf, as well as President of its Russian subsidiary Ekoniva. In 2009, Stefan Dürr was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in recognition of his outstanding contributions to establishing and fostering German-Russian relationships in the agricultural sector.
Wolfgang Bläsi supported the separation of the Technology Division and the Agricultural Division and is today Member of the Board of Ekotechnika AG and CFO of Ekosem-Agrar, which operate as independent holding companies. His responsibilities include the preparation of the financial statements to IFRS, corporate finance and legal restructuring. Up to 2009, he was CFO of KTG Agrar AG, a listed German joint stock corporation. Before joining the agricultural enterprise, Wolfgang Bläsi was Managing Partner of management consultancy ProClion GmbH, which focuses on project developments in the renewable energy sector. He began his professional career at Novasoft AG, where he headed the Accounting and Communications departments for about eight years and later took up the position of CFO. He was also instrumental in preparing the company’s IPO. Wolfgang Bläsi completed vocational training in financial administration and graduated with distinction in technical business management as “Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH)”.
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