Founding VTP Group as a construction materials company in 1985, Mr. Vilas Palresha has always embodied the group motto “Take it higher”. By his strong vision, determination, and leadership, he has led the group’s diversification and growth across various sectors, such as construction material, real estate, hospitality, and contracting. Known for his ability to spot leadership potential, Mr. Vilas Palresha has mentored and nurtured several leaders who have, in turn, helped the Group grow. After 3 decades at the helm, he envisions yet greater heights for the VTP Group in the time to come.
With a vision to take VTP Group to the elite club of India’s top 100 companies within the next decade, Mr. Bhushan Palresha has guided the Group’s growth and expansion for over 13 years. A graduate of the prestigious Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai, Mr. Bhushan has led teams across all the verticals that form the group.
As VTP Group’s Executive Director, Mr. Nilesh Palresha spearheads three verticals within VTP Group: VTP Realty, VTP Foods and VTP Ventures.
Armed with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT), Pune and a management course from SP Jain School of Global Management, Mr. Nilesh went on to work with Tata Motors for a year before he joined VTP. His exposure to the construction materials industry led him to branch out into realty and he has been instrumental in the growth of VTP Realty as a vertical within the Group. In 2016, he attended a summer course in Strategic Management at Harvard Business School.
Mr. Sachin Bhandari came to VTP with a rich and varied corporate and banking experience spanning over 15 years, with stints in companies such as ICICI Bank and Cummins India, and in different states such as Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. He is a Production Engineer from the coveted College of Engineering, Pune and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from SIBM. A natural leader and a true visionary equipped with a sharp result-oriented management style, he continues to set new benchmarks on his way to making VTP Realty one of the largest real estate developers in Pune. With his astute business acumen and passionate drive, he has earned himself the moniker of being the “turnaround” specialist.
Mr. Vishal Palresha joined VTP Group in 2011 after a management course from NMIMS. He brings to the table his expertise in strategic planning and implementing positive change, along with a special knack for problem-solving. He leads the Mumbai operations of the Group, along with International Sales, with sales plans being executed in Kuwait, Muscat, Singapore, and soon, in Hong Kong.
Mr. A.K. Bal joined VTP Group in the year 2013, after a rich and varied career in civil engineering. With a degree in Civil Engineering from NIT Rourkela and a PG in construction management from NICMAR, Mr. Bal started his career in Petron Civil Engineering Pvt. Ltd., where he worked for 18 years.
After opening and heading Petron’s regional office in Pune in 1995-96, Mr. Bal later founded Kamdar Constructions (later known as Viraj Projects (I) Pvt. Ltd.), and the company achieved a pan-India presence in its first year of inception.
Mr. Bal is also an avid social worker who aspires to bring education and skill development to the less privileged.