Jan 12, 2022

A Day in the Life – Catarina Silva

TTI’s regular series delves into the lives of industry professionals to understand the demands of working in the tire sector

Catarina Silva, product management team leader for Extreme E CrossContact tires, Continental

What was your career path to the position you hold now? It’s an unusual one and probably similar to a lot of women who come into the automotive industry. I didn’t start out dreaming of tires. I am a mining engineer by background. I’m from Portugal and in 2018, during the financial crisis, I met some engineers at an event who were from [Continental] Germany. They asked me why I hadn’t applied for a job at Conti. I didn’t know how I could make a contribution. But I applied and ended up undertaking …

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