As I came from within the company there was no need to get to know people or try to create the right first impression.
One big challenge has been to gain acceptance as the MD rather than the financial director.
Our financial year runs from January to December so the whole company is busy working on the plan for next year.
One in four cars drive off the European production line on Continental tyres. We need to make sure this is carried through in the replacement market.
No day is typical. On the whole, leaving home early and getting home late.
Go to the gym, spend some quality time with my family, watch some TV and try to get enough sleep to get me through the next day.