Our Leadership

Rajendra Bagwe


Co-founder and Director


As a whole-time Director, Mr. Bagwe helps evaluate new business opportunities, provides strategic direction and helps construct a robust strategy execution system at Reliable.


He is a Mechanical Engineering from VJTI and has experience working in the R&D division of Mahindra & Mahindra for 4 years after graduation. He has also completed Executive Education courses from IIM Ahmedabad and a three-year Owner President Management Program at Harvard Business School.


He is the founder and chief mentor at the Teaching Learning Community (TLC), a group of over 500 entrepreneurs who have come together to share and learn from each others knowledge and best practices.


 

Devendra Bapat


Co-founder and Director


Mr. Bapat is a whole-time Director at Reliable. He heads the Finance & Administration functions and looks after Legal Compliance of the company.


He is a Mechanical Engineer from VJTI, Mumbai & has experience working at Premier Automobiles for three years.


In the year 2004 – 2005, he served as the President of the Nashik Industries Manufacturers’ Association (NIMA), a body representing over 2000 industrial units in & around Nashik. He is a co-founder and Managing Director of Nashik First, a section 25 Private Limited Co., working towards improving the quality of life of the citizens of Nashik.


 

Amol Chitnis


Co-founder and Director


Mr. Chitnis is a whole-time Director at Reliable and leads the Marketing, New Business Development and Purchase functions of the company.


He is a Mechanical Engineer from VJTI, Mumbai and has worked in R&D division of Mahindra & Mahindra for 4 years after graduation.


He is involved in various charitable activities in Nashik.


 

Anil Patil


Director Technical


He is a Mechanical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai with first rank. He joined Reliable in 2005 with 33 years of experience in the automotive sheet-metal parts and assemblies manufacturing sector. In the past, he has worked for a reputed Japanese die-maker and has the experience of setting up and managing a modern die shop for an automotive OEM in India.


He is engaged in honing the company’s die-making technology, skills and processes.


His interest range from traveling, video-making to kite-flying.


 

Mahendra Solunke


Division-1 Head (Stamping and Welding)


Mr. Solunke heads Reliable’s Division-1 comprises RAPL1 & RAPL7 Units and is is responsible for operations management & business growth of division. He associated with Reliable from 2003. He is dealing with people from last 18 years in manufacturing.


In the past, he has worked with Mahindra Sona, Mahindra CIE and other companies. He is a mechanical engineer from Pune University. He has attended training on TPM in Japan.


He is interested in reading of inspiring stories of discoveries and legends. Astrological imagination is a hobby.He feels happy when is in action on playing ground.


 

Vikram Shinde


Division-2 & Division-5 Head (Stamping, Machined Components & Welded Assemblies)


Mr.Shinde heads Reliable’s Division-2 & Division-5 comprises RAPL2, RAPL5 , RAPL6 & RAPL8 Units and is responsible for operations management & business growth of division.


He has 22 years of experience in Development, Operations, Project Execution, manufacturing.


He is a Mechanical Engineer from Pune University.


His interests include Travelling and sports(Cricket, Football)


 

Vilas Pawar


Division-3 Head (Stamping, Machined Components & Welded Assemblies)


Mr.Pawar heads Division-3 comprises RAPL3 Unit and is responsible for operations management & business growth of division.


He has 16 years of experience in Stamping, Welding & Machining.


He is a Mechanical Engineer from Pune University.


 

Sachin Durve


Division-4 Head (Tool and Die Division)


Mr. Durve heads Reliable’s Tool and Die Division as complete Business Head for this function.


Mr. Durve began his association with Reliable in 2005 and has over 30 years of experience working in the tooling design industry. In the past, he has worked at Bajaj Auto, Fuji Technica and Mahindra & Mahindra.


He spends his leisure time traveling with friends.


 

Sachin Kulkarni


Business Development Head


Mr. Kulkarni heads Reliable’s Corporate Business Development function to contribute in company’s growth especially by exploring new customers & segments.


Mr. Kulkarni is a Mechanical Engineer and has over 27 years of experience working in Marketing & Business Development function. He started his career with Kirloskar Oil Engines and has dealt with almost all OEM’s, Global IPO’s, Railways, Defence & Public sector companies in India in the past, He has been associated with Mahindra Stamping Division, UMW Dongshin and other leading Auto component manufacturers in and around Pune.


He spends his leisure time in travelling, reading & listening music.