Andre Borell

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Andre Borell
Born (1987-05-01) May 1, 1987 (age 35)
Brisbane, Australia
🏳️ NationalityAustralian, German
💼 Occupation
Entrepreneurship, triathlon, motorsport
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Andre Borell is an Australian entrepreneur and former athlete.

Early life[edit]

Borell was born in Brisbane, Australia.[1] He attended St Peters Lutheran College in Brisbane, followed by the University of Queensland also in Brisbane.


Extreme Safety[edit]

Borell joined the family business, Silglen Services upon completion of high school in 2004. Andre renamed the business to Extreme Safety in 2005.[2]

In August 2011, Borell announced that Legend Corporation would be acquiring Extreme Safety for an undisclosed sum. [3]

Mobile Test 'n' Cal[edit]

In 2011 at the age of 23, Borell founded Mobile Test n Cal, a compliance services business offering testing, calibration and inspection services.[4] Borell has since 2011 acted as Chief Executive Officer of the company. [5]

In 2013, under Borell’s leadership at the age of 25, Mobile Test n Cal was listed in the BRW Fast Starters list of the Top 100 fastest growing start-ups in Australia at position 96.[6] In 2015, Mobile Test n Cal expanded to New Zealand.[7] In 2017, Mobile Test n Cal was listed in the AFR Fast 100 list of the Top 100 fastest growing companies in Australia at position 80.[8]


In 2016, Borell was named Australian Small Business Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Sydney.[9]


Prior to his business career, Borell was a multi-sport athlete who competed in both motorsport and triathlon.

Borell competed in Kart racing (2000-2007), followed by the Australian Formula Ford Championship (2009-2010) [10] and Formula Student with the University of Queensland (2005-2006). [11] Borell had placed first in Autocross and Endurance Events at Formula Student Germany in 2006.[12]

Borell also competed in triathlon, originally as a way to keep fit for motorsport. He won the 2009/10 Queensland Triathlon Series and competed for Australia at the 2010 Triathlon World Championships.[13][14] Borell sustained a shoulder injury in the lead up to the event. He placed 16th on debut.[15]

Soon after, Borell decided to quit both forms of racing to focus on his business career. [16].


  1. "Andre Borell Biography". Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  2. "Trademark records". Trademarkia. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  3. "2012 Legend Annual Report". LEGEND CORPORATION. September 16, 2008. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  4. "The McDonald's of the Calibration World". Mobile Test n Cal. March 9, 2017. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  5. "Our CEO". Mobile Test n Cal. March 13, 2015. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  6. "BRW Faster Starters 2013". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  7. "Mobile Test n Cal New Zealand Ltd". NZ Business Database. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  8. "AFR Faster 100 2017". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  9. "Previous Winners". 2011-06-28.
  10. "Andre Borell Records". Driver Database. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  11. "UQ Racers head to Germany". University of Queensland. September 1, 2006. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  12. "Results FSG 2006". Formula Student. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  13. Jay, Buchan (April 20, 2010). "Andre Borell to race for Australia". Queensland Times. Queensland Times. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  14. "Formula Ford driver picked to represent Oz". Speedcafe. April 20, 2010. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  15. "Results: 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final Budapest 20-24 Male AG Sprint". ITU Triathlon. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  16. Jay, Buchan (December 7, 2010). "Andre Borell quits racing". Queensland Times. Queensland Times. Retrieved November 16, 2017.

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