You and your company have had an extraordinary year. In January 2020, the Webasto headquarters in Stockdorf officially saw the first ever Covid-19 case in Germany. What did you think when you found out about it?
The first thing that crossed my mind was concern for the health of employees. Suddenly, management is not primarily about profitability, returns or products, but about the well-being of employees. That means a different and higher level of responsibility.
How much uncertainty did you have at the time?
It was great. At the time, we didn’t know what effects the virus had, how dangerous it was and that someone without symptoms could infect others