Introduction of VRL Group: VRL is the leading transport company with a nation-wide presence. VRL GROUP of companies is one of the leading business groups in Karnataka State, across India. VRL GROUP has business interests in Transportation, Passenger Transport, Priority Service, Courier, Air Chartering (with Hawker Beechcraft Premier 1A Jet) and Publishing etc.
Dr.Vijay Sankeshwar- Chairman and Managing Director and Promoter of the Company, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in commerce from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He was a former Member of Parliament and was elected from the Dharwad (North) constituency in the 11th, 12th and 13th Lok Sabha elections and he was also a member of the Legislature of the State of Karnataka. He was a member of Central Government committees, such as, the Committee of Finance between 1996 and 1997, the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface Transport between 1996 and 2000 and the Committee of Transport and Tourism between 1998 and 2000.
He has over three decades of experience in the transport industry.
Anand Sankeshwar- Managing Director of VRL Logistics, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in commerce from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He has been awarded the ‘Youth Icon’ award in 2004 by Annual Business Communicators of India and ‘Marketing Professional of the Year’ in the year 2005 by the Indira Group of Companies. He was also awarded the Best 2nd Generation Entrepreneur by TiE Global, USA in 2010. He was honoured as an ‘Inspirational leader of New India’ at a recently concluded glittering gala ceremony at Las Vegas, USA.