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In essence, Indian

DNMUM394426 | 8/13/2017 | Author : Sohini Das Gupta, Avril-Ann Braganza, Yogesh Pawar and Gargi Gupta | WC :2120

Nationality, for most, is an identity inherited without qualms or questions. But there are those who make homes out of faraway countries. Six Indophiles of different birth origins share their stories
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‘I am completely at home here’
JÃœrgen Wolf,
Managing Director,
Häfele South Asia

I shifted from the UK to India to work with Häfele in 2001, because the work, that of company building, was right up my street. I’d never lived in India before, only had Indians working for me in Dubai. But nothing prepares you for living in India! Apprehensions were not my thing, however, because as an adventurous person I’d already lived in other countries such as Iraq, Dubai, Singapore, Canada and the UK. (Originally, I’m from Germany)
There were both professional and private challenges. Initially, I didn’t understand the market and it took me a year to wrap my head around how people do business here. Sixteen
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