5 mins with… Frank Indenkämpen


Describe yourself in one sentence.

A fair and focused team player who loves what he does – most of the time anyway.

What’s your most prized possession?

Something I don’t possess, but am allowed to take care of – my family.

What is the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?

Recover from a major health issue that almost cost me my life. However, I like to focus on the positives that followed this terrible time.

Your favourite gadget?

I don’t really have gadgets. I only own useful things. That’s what I think anyway, but I’m sure my wife would disagree.

Your favourite app and why?

A variety of news apps. I like to stay informed!

Where would you most like to visit
and why?

I love New York.

If the world had a President, who would you vote for?

I can’t think of anyone who would be fit for that job.

What do you do in your spare time?

I love reading, the movies and being outdoors with my wife and dogs. I also try to do some kind of exercise every day.

If you could trade places with someone for a day, who would it be and why?

I wouldn’t want to swap with anyone – I quite like being myself.

What would be a good theme song for you and your life?

The story and theme music of Rocky.

What was your last online search for?

A motorbike.

What was the last gift you gave someone?

A watch to one of my daughters.

What’s your favourite food?

Mediterranean cuisine. That said, there’s not much I don’t like!

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I would like to be more patient.

What’s humankind’s greatest invention?

Technically – the wheel. Academically – philosophy and literature.

Career Q&A

Describe your current job.

Managing Director of Novus Dahle. I am responsible for sales and marketing as well as product management.

Best moment in your career?

When a new division we established turned out to be a very significant factor in the future development of the company.

What do you like best about the OP industry?

The office is a place where many ambitious plans are developed, created and turned into reality. I like the idea of making this process as comfortable and inspiring as possible with our products.

What personal item do you have on your desk?

A little toy statue of Darth Vader.  No comment as to why!