John Sharpe

Managing Director
Hilco Industrial - Canada

John Sharpe currently holds the position of Managing Director for Hilco Industrial Canada and is responsible for overseeing all business functions required to manage Hilco Global operations in Canada. 

 Prior to joining Hilco, John started his career at Corporate Assets, Inc. in Canada in 1995 where he gained extensive experience in the industrial equipment disposition business.  Over the years, John developed a reputation as one of the industry’s true experts with a unique understanding of the industrial machinery & equipment, liquidation, and restructuring and insolvency markets from the ground up.  John also served as Senior Vice President at Infinity Asset Solutions from 2012 – 2015 adding new client relationships and conducting hundreds of successful sales and disposition projects.

John has over 20 years of experience in the industrial auction marketplace, having negotiated the acquisition and subsequent sale of hundreds of millions of dollars of industrial related assets including metalworking, plastics, printing, processing, construction equipment and so much more for such clients as General Electric, GM, National Acme as well as many medium and smaller size tool and die shops.

John holds auction licenses in good standing in the U.S and Canada and is considered the preeminent auctioneer with an impeccable reputation of delivering for his clients


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