"There is no problem or doubt between us. I know what he thinks, what he feels and what he wants.
"He knows me as a person, he knows me as a manager. He knows the way I work and he knows that people sometimes think I'm not a communicator.
"But I am a communicator and I do get on with people.
"We had an easy, long, enjoyable meeting and everything has been sorted and addressed. Our professional relationship is good. The air is clear between us."