Introducing one of our newest members: Andy Woolhead who has made a huge impression in just a short period here at D-Link. Find out his favourite chocolate bar, hobbies and interests below.
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Tell us a little bit about your role at D-Link and what your day to day responsibilities look like?
My role as Business Development Manager means I’m on the road 4/5 days a week. My duties are varied ranging from CEO level business planning to customer visits incorporating our pre-sales teams. Whether on the phone or on the road you’ll always find me driving our business solutions story to our eager channel partners. It is a very fast paced role which I enjoy and am looking forward to continued success throughout 2018.
What is your proudest – none work/academic related achievement?
Marrying my best friend and biggest advocate; Louise and taking the responsibility of organising the day. It was truly unforgettable and must have gone down well as I’m still married!
If you were a chocolate bar which one would you be and why?
A Yorkie because I’m very much a “man’s man” and what you see is what you get.
If you could create a new technological device that could do anything what would it be and why?
Teleportation device so that I could visit some of my favourite far-away places. I am a terrible flyer and the ability to save that amount time and hassle would be phenomenal.
What would be the soundtrack to your life?
“It’s my life” by Bon Jovi, the title says it all.
If you had to trade places/ positions with someone in the office for a day who would it be and why?
Paul Routledge UK&I Country Manager. Paul’s role is a 360 degree view of the organisation and no day the same with plenty of challenges.
Where is your favourite place in the world to visit?
Has to be the Caribbean for the warm water and abundance of sunshine. Every Island harbours something different and I simply couldn’t choose just one.
Do you have any hobbies?
I’m a lazy sportsman so I very much enjoy static sports, my favourites being English pool and clay pigeon shooting. I’m also a season ticket holder at Luton Town FC but the less said about that, the better.
If you could go back and give your younger self one piece of advice what would it be?
Don’t panic about not seeing results immediately. Persistence and consistency are far greater traits than we give credit to. Life isn’t a race but an opportunity to learn and most importantly enjoy.
Tell us an interesting fact/ joke/ your favourite quote/poem:
If at first you don’t succeed; call it version 1.0.