Our Team

Our Team



Matthias Hoene has been in charge of leading FAHRENHEIT since 2017. He started his career as a software developer with Trilogy Software in Austin/Texas, and went on to become a project manager with BMW in their logistics division. He then joined McKinsey as a consultant to automotive, high-tech, and healthcare clients. In 2010, Matthias Hoene co-founded ZebraMobil GmbH in Munich, the first free-floating car sharing operator in a major city. After selling the car sharing operations of ZebraMobil, he returned to McKinsey to run Horizon360, an internal startup which offers data and standard tools to help with IT and Digital transformations.

Matthias Hoene graduated from ETH Zurich with a degree in Industrial Management and Production Engineering, and holds an undergraduate diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

Matthias Hoene


Head of Sales

Gregor Feig is in charge of sales for adsorption chillers. Mr. Feig, who is originally an architect, first joined our company in 2011 as Sales Manager for Southern Germany. In the meantime, he served a stint as Sales Manager for a maker of digital building models and simulations. Prior to joining FAHRENHEIT, he has worked in various sales functions, including in his own business. He started his career as a planner in engineering companies.

Gregor Feig completed his architectural studies at the University for Applied Sciences in Regensburg.

Gregor Feig


Sales Manager

Sven Dengg is Sales Manager at FAHRENHEIT and advises our customers across Germany and Europe. He looks back on over 10 years experience within the HVAC industry, spanning several roles as area sales manager and as key account manager.

Sven Dengg graduated in technical business administration, and he completed an apprenticeship as an HVAC installer and a master craftsman in the metal industry. In addition, he holds a certificate as an energy consultant.

Sven Dengg


Sales Engineer

Bashir Kanawati joined FAHRENHEIT as a sales engineer in 2017. He provides technical support for the sales team and assists our customers worldwide at each step of their project, from initial planning to implementation.

Bashir Kanawati holds a Master’s degree in Process, Energy, and Environmental Systems Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering from the German Jordanian University.

Bashir Kanawati

Dr. Ralph

Head of Research &

Dr. Ralph Herrmann is in charge of research and development at FAHRENHEIT. Trained as a chemist, Dr. Herrmann dedicated a large part of his professional life to researching and evolving zeolite crystals. He holds numerous patents in this field. Since 2004, he has been applying his expertise at FAHRENHEIT.

Prior to joining FAHRENHEIT, Dr. Herrmann obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Halle and spent several years at the University of Erlangen as a researcher and as a lecturer for chemical engineers.

Dr. Ralph Herrmann


Technical Director

Steffen Kühnert is Technical Director at FAHRENHEIT. He joined the company in 2007 as development engineer. From then, he took on responsibility for both product development and manufacturing. Prior to joining FAHRENHEIT, Steffen Kühnert had been working for engineering companies. He started his career by serving seven years in the German armed forces.

Steffen Kühnert completed an apprenticeship as a cutting machine operator and holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

Steffen Kühnert


FAHRENHEIT derives its strength from a highly skilled and motivated team of technicians, developers, scientists, and business experts in Halle and Munich.