Originally coming from a film production and real estate background, Franzie has been working with Richie Hawtin since 2007 when the Minus label moved to Berlin. 2007-2011 she helped put the new German company on its feet, opened the Minus webshop, looked after much of Richie’s PR and online profiles, and in the last two years spearheaded the Plastikman Live tour as project manager and tour manager. 2011 she continued to work as a freelancer with Skrillex (tour coordinator), on two large-scale SAP events (assistant to show operations), Items & Things (label management) and for Magda, Marc Houle and Troy Pierce (artist management). 2012 she advanced and tour managed the first edition of the CNTRL tour – a college tour with 2 tour busses, 19 crew members, 17 stops in 21 days and two events per day and destination. End of 2013 Richie Hawtin and Ben Turner invited her to form Extend Artist Agency and work on all worldwide Hawtin events and bookings, cooperating with Paul Morris at AM Only (Americas) and David Levy from WME (rest of the world). Franzie speaks English and German.