In spite of the bleak outlook at the start of the year, the first half of 2021 has turned out to be remarkably positive for ALD Automotive. In an interview, Group Chief Executive Officer Tim Albertsen looks back on the first 6 months and talks about his plans for the future, which include further expansion into Asia.
How do you look back at the first six months of this year?
“At the start of 2021, it looked pretty bleak given the context of the pandemic, but we have actually done really well and so has the industry. We did much in 2020 to prepare us to restart the business and to focus in the first half of 21.”
“Most of our large clients are working on electrification but downsizing is not on their agenda. This means consulting has been very busy, transforming into new business opportunities. We see them ordering new cars in large numbers.”
“The biggest problem…