“Every day, I have the opportunity to help shape the future of the automobile and make mobility environmentally friendly. These are things worth working for,” comments the father of two daughters. His driving force is his almost endless curiosity. “As a child, I was already very interested in technology and the environment, and wanted to get to the bottom of things.” At Freudenberg, the 49-year-old can give free rein to his creativity. “Innovations arise where employees have the opportunity to work together on visions”, said Kritzer.