V.P. Sharma is the CEO and Vice President Director PT Mitra Adiperkasa (MAP). Besides his role in the Company, he also holds numerous key positions at Company’s subsidiaries. Trailblazer and pioneer of modern retail in Indonesia – played a key role in revolutionizing sports, fashion and lifestyle retailing in Indonesia with MAP Group.
As the driving force behind MAP since its incorporation, Mr Sharma has played a key role in pioneering modern retail in Indonesia, transforming the sector across up-market department stores, fashion, sports, children’s goods and lifestyle products. Under his leadership, MAP has grown from one store in 1990 to become the leading lifestyle retailer in Indonesia, with more than 22,000 employees and over 1,800 retail stores in 61 cities.
Recipient of many honors and awards. Mr Sharma is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He earned his MBA from Hull University in the UK, and his two Bachelor’s degrees, in Law and in Commerce, from the University of Rajasthan in India.