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In The Headlights | Richard Cook – Managing Director | Isuzu Warrington

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What is your current job position?

Managing Director at Warrington Isuzu A seriously big wig then!

What is the strangest or most challenging job you’ve ever done?

Putting up professional marquees when I was 17 – very long hours and as the youngest there would often be no room in the cab so had to sit on the back of the truck against the bulkhead! An Isuzu truck I imagine!

What would be your dream job?

National rugby coach for any Caribbean island! You got more chance of getting the bobsleigh job!

If you had your time again, would you have followed the same career path?

Difficult one – I always wanted to be a history teacher when I was at school but, looking back, I probably wouldn’t change anything as I have been fortunate and successful as a truck dealer And the rest is history!

If you had been reincarnated, who or what do you think you think you were in a past life?

Not sure – most likely an anti-establishment type, maybe Robin Hood

If you could invite any four people to a dinner party, living or dead, who would they be – and why?

Elvis Presley – the king – say no more

Albert Einstein – what a mind

Muhammad Ali – the greatest boxer and entertainer

My mum -God bless her – would be great to catch up with her again and she would certainly love the company of the other guests Your mum would be “all shook up” “floating like a butterfly” with that relative genius in the room!

Best corporate jolly or incentive?

Isuzu dealer incentive trip to the Serengeti, Tanzania to witness the great migration – amazing experience Be careful, it’s a jungle out there!

What are your passions outside the workplace?

Rugby, my family, getting away from it all in Abersoch, travelling to new places and meeting interesting people

If they made a movie about your life, who would play you?

Lee Marvin – he has a similar deep but monotone voice as I do Oooh a housewife’s favourite!

Who would be your dream date?

My wife Amanda of course I think Amanda was hoping for Lee Marvin!

Describe yourself in five words Hardworking, dedicated, honest, trustworthy, fun A uniqueness often found in the motor industry!!!

QUICKFIRE ROUND

Dog or Cat? Dog

Beer or Wine? Beer

Football or Rugby? Rugby

Ant or Dec? Dec

Night Club or restaurant? Restaurant (nowadays!)