BIOGRAPHY Dr. Anil Sharma President and CEO of Global Marketing Systems (GMS) Dr. Anil Sharma is the Founder, President and CEO of GMS, the world’s largest Cash Buyers of ships for recycling. Originally from India, Dr. Sharma moved to U.S.A. where he earned his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) & Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). Subsequently, he spent 10 years in academia, prior to establishing GMS. Since formation in 1992, GMS has trail blazed into a market leader with a sizeable global presence with offices in U.S.A, Germany, Greece, Dubai, Singapore, China, and Japan. GMS has negotiated about 3000 vessels. Dr. Sharma is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide, has published several articles on ship recycling, has been interviewed extensively by both shipping and mainstream media, and has championed the case for responsible ship recycling in the Indian sub-continent markets. Today, more than 50% of the ships sold for "green" ship recycling are concluded by GMS. Lloyd’s List has recognized his contributions to the industry by listing him amongst the 100 Most Influential People in Shipping for the last five years in a row. As the company continues to grow, GMS has moved beyond buying ships for recycling, to ship ownership, financing and investing in shipping companies and offshore plus maritime assets.