PlugVan Team

Jörg Kortmann, CEO

Jörg Kortmann

For more than 20 years Jörg has been passionately enjoying holidays in his own camping buses, which he himself has optimised for his own requirements - among other things, 3 children had to be "built in" over the years. "Besides the holidays" he has been dealing with logistics and manufacturing processes for 20 years before founding PlugVan. Dream destination: First Madagascar and then later something more exotic.

Florian Fey, CMO

Florian Fey

Whether 5,000 km through Chile or once across Scandinavia - Florian has been travelling in a camper since his childhood and knows everything that mobile travelling has to offer, from the small camper to the fully integrated vehicle. In addition, Florian has a lot of enthusiasm for digital marketing. Dream destination: from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego by camper

 

Max Müller, Production and Quality

Max Müller

Max has discovered his passion for camping in Australia in 2016. There he has travelled many thousands of kilometres in various vehicles, some of which he built himself. Besides he is very interested in Tiny Houses. As a trained industrial mechanic, Max is also our "screwdriver". Dream destination: with his Nissan Micra (35 PS!) to Mongolia.

Nico Sachse, IT-Guru

Nico Sachse

Nico gets nervous quickly when camping if he doesn't have Internet. He also likes to question the old - and knows how to put it into something new. The implementation of PlugVan Connect was therefore perfect for him. Dream destination: Singapore (they should also have fast internet)

Leonard Rentsch, Hardware Developer

Leonard Rentsch

Leonard is a passionate hobbyist and has already ridden his motorbike and tent up to the Nordkap. He studies mechatronics in Berlin and supports the further development of on-board technology at PlugVan, especially with the product PlugVan Connect. His next big dream destination is to ride his motorcycle all the way to Singapore.  

Ferdinand Bauer, Purchasing

Ferdinand Bauer

Ferdinand jumped on the "VanLife" train four years ago. He likes food, culture, travel and old cars. Since 2018 he is in the restoration of his Mercedes van (T2n 609D year 1988), but is interrupted by his studies of automotive economy and his vacations. At PlugVan he supports in purchasing and assembly. His next dream destination: Across Africa

Kathrin Cirksena, Marketing

Kathrin Cirksena

Kathrin studies primary education in Berlin and cannot imagine a life without climbing, windsurfing, camping and good coffee. Travelling whether by tent, bus, bike or on foot gives her energy for her everyday life. In nature she finds serenity and simplicity - something she often lacks in the hectic big city. At PlugVan Kathrin supports the marketing. Her dream destination: Yosemite National Park (for big wall climbing).

René Kalaß, Globetrotter

Rene Kalaß

René spent two years travelling around the world with his MagirusDeutz MD130D9. It was built in 1984 and he he calls his vehicle "Hummel". He has many years of experience in the development of electric vehicles. With us he takes over the subject of electrical installation. Dream destination: Enjoying life in harmonious relationships and once around Africa in a truck.

Luise Göttel, Marketing

Luise Göttel

Luise studies Romance Philology in Potsdam and tries to learn other languages which she can use while travelling all over the world. Very important for her: Spanish. Despite a break from traveling this year, she wants to return to South America as soon as possible and continue discovering this wonderful continent, preferably in a camper or a car with a small mattress or in America's first PlugVan! Dream destination: Colombia.

Julia Junghänel, Marketing

Julia Junghänel

Julia was born in Berlin and is studying - after several years of work in the field of international business and long stays in Asia - primary school education with a focus on natural sciences. She finds her balance mainly in playing beach volleyball as well as other outdoor sports. She is a creative person and likes to work on new projects in her apartment. Dream destination: hiking in the mountains in Nepal and being close to nature in Africa.

Rene Lucas, Production

Rene Lucas

Rene is a trained saddler and master carpenter and is supporting PlugVan in the construction and work preparation. He studies architecture and occasionally tries mountain biking on trails or routes lasting several days. When nothing is broken he also uses a climbing wall or boxing ring. Dream destination: The winter taiga of Siberia.

Tim, Production

Tim Fügeling

Tim is a carpenter and CNC programmer and feels at home in the digitally supported workshop. When he is not optimizing production, he likes to travel with minimal luggage - probably on his way to the next photo safari. Dream destination: Latin America.

Lukas Fischer, Production

Lukas Fischer

Lukas is an event technician and has toured a lot with bands and artists. He is currently studying wood technology and has been working on his converted VW T6 for several years. As a child with a tent and today in a van: he goes camping at any time of the year, it just needs a nice place in the forest! Dream destination: Iceland in winter and Morocco in summer, as soon as his car is capable of going off-road!

Michelle Kuhn, Sales

Michelle Kuhn

Michelle is currently studying German and Linguistics at the University of Potsdam. She can't imagine an everyday life without writing. She also enjoys hiking, swimming and dancing. She likes to spend her free time outdoors in nature, and she also enjoys painting. Dream destination: To live on an island someday and be able to hear the sound of the sea every day!

Axel von Borstel, Production

Axel von Borstel

Axel started building furniture at the age of 15 and built his first camper at 18. After 35 years of working in a company, he rediscovered the craft and started his own business building furniture and kitchens, while assembling kitchens for various kitchen studios on the side. When PlugVan came to his attention, Axel thought: "This is it!" and is now part of the production team! Dream destination: Southern France.

Sebastian Costantini, Marketing

Sebastian Costantini

Sebastian is a Divemaster, a hotel specialist and he's currently studying tourism management. Travelling is his great passion - "There's still so much to see". A few years ago he did a half-year backpacking-trip across Southeast-Asia. Already for longer time, he would like to work in a start-up and for him “PlugVan offers the ideal product that combines leisure and sustainability“. In the field of online marketing, he wants to grow with us. Two of his next dream destinations are: With a camper along the coast of the Mediterranean or from Vancouver to Peru (important is being close to the sea).

We are hiring!

Tim Fügeling

You are enthusiastic about our concept? You already have many creative ideas in mind and you would like to become part of our travel enthusiastic team? Then send us your application with your interests, knowledge and how you would like to be involved: recruiting@plugvan.com

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