60 seconds with... Anil Sharma, IVECO and OK Trucks

George Barrow
July 24, 2019

Crocodile for dinner with Beyonce and a drive along the Amalfi coast... We find out more about Anil Sharma from IVECO OK Trucks

Who are you, and what’s your job role?
“Anil Sharma, area sales and export manager”

Where do you work?
“IVECO Limited (UK)”

How long have you been selling used trucks?
“Over 30 years”

Can you remember the first truck you sold?
“It was a Ford “D” series sold to a trader in Nigeria.”

What’s the most unusual food you’ve ever eaten?
“Crocodile meat in Kenya”

What is your favourite road, and why?
“It is called the Amalfi Drive . This road runs along the stretch of Amalfi coast from Sorrento to Positano. It is carved from the coastal cliffs giving spectacular views of the Tyrrhenian sea. Dangerous bends along the mountains makes it the most difficult road to trek.”

What 3 celebrities would you like to have dinner with?
“Beyonce, Julia Roberts and Kate Winslet”

How important are relationships when it comes to selling a truck?
“Extremely important. Customer buy from you because they have complete trust in you.”

What is your ideal used truck to sell?
“An IVECO Stralis AS440S46TX/P EURO 6 with mileage between 200,000 and 350,000km”

How do you see the used truck market changing in years to come?
“The used truck market is looking to grow in future. As a result, we are looking to increase our OK Trucks dealer partners to allow more customers to view and buy more used trucks.”

About the Author


George Barrow

George has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years and is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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