About ViTO

ViTO, together with its international partners, operates in the fields of energy generation and financing projects in the gas & petroleum sectors, developing projects, implementing, selling equipment, after-sales maintenance and services.

Company profile

ViTO Group is one of the leading EPC and project development companies in the energy and oil & gas sectors in Turkey and neighboring countries. Since establishment in 2000, ViTO Group has successfully executed manifold projects worth nearly USD 5 billion. ViTO Group’s subsidiary IVT, is a prominent EPC contractor in Turkey that has worked for major projects in the power generation and Oil & Gas sectors. Recent projects include the completion of piping works of several process units and the turnkey delivery of storage tanks in STAR Refinery. ViTO Group was founded by a group of entrepreneurs and investors that successfully completed numerous projects for public and private sector companies since 1990. Today, ViTO Group employs more than 700 staff, of which c. 10% have a technical background.

Vision

Our vision is to be among the premier engineering, construction, and project management organizations by achieving extraordinary results for our customers who engage us for our expertise, industry knowledge and ability to execute. We strive to establish long-lasting relationships with our customers who work together with us year after year.

History

Management

Vedat İrdelp

Founded in 2000, ViTO Group continues to grow consistently. Following the establishment of our subsidiary IVT Engineering Construction and Contracting Inc. in 2017, we can now better meet the demands of our customers and business partners thanks to comprehensive EPC execution capabilities. We meet with our customers in our branches in Mumbai, Baku and Ankara as well as our main site office in Aliağa (Izmir), and headquarters in Istanbul.

In our work with our clients, we provide not only superb execution, but also the unobstructed perspective necessary to finalize our customers’ projects efficiently, on time and most importantly while ensuring the highest level of safety on site.

We strive to become one of the leading companies in Turkey and the surrounding region ensuring execution excellence primarily for turnkey tank farms and ancillary facilities in refineries and petrochemical plants as well as power plants.

Vedat İrdelp

Founder,CEO

Fuat Şengül

Fuat Şengül

Deputy Chairman


  • Deputy Chairman & Board Member of ViTO Group since 2014
  • Board Member of IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting Corp.
  • 1994-2000: General Manager of IGDAS (Istanbul Gas Distribution Company). During his tenure he increased the number of customers from 100,000 to 2,000,000
  • 25+ years of experience in the energy sector
Zeki Köseoğlu

Zeki Köseoğlu

Board Member


  • Board Member of ViTO Group since 2010
  • 1998-2000: General Manager of TEAS (National Turkish Electricity Company). During his tenure he signed BOT and BO power plant projects with a total capacity of 6,000 MW
  • 30+ years of experience in the energy sector
Sedat İrdelp

Sedat İrdelp

Acting Managing Director


  • Acting Managing Director of IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting Corp. since April 2019
  • Board Member of ViTO Group, responsible for finance and administration, since 2019
  • 2012-2018: Vice President Investment Banking at Lincoln International
  • 2008-2010: Project Development at ViTO Energy and Investment
  • 10+ years of experience in project & corporate development and M&A
Burhan Tekdemir

Burhan Tekdemir

Managing Director


  • Managing Director at ViTO Group since 2018
  • Board Member of IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting Corp.
  • Joined ViTO Energy and Investment in 2005
  • 1999-2004: Business Development Director, IBS Research & Consultancy
  • 25+ years of experience in project management and the energy sector
Nihat Zaim

Nihat Zaim

Board Member


  • Board Member at IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting since 2018
  • Prior to joining ViTO, he was Managing Director and Board Member at Güriş, Project Director and Board Member at Unit International and Project Director and Board Member at Üründül Enerji
  • 30+ years of experience in the energy and industrial energy sectors
Canbek Yıldıran

Canbek Yıldıran

CFO


  • CFO at ViTO Group since 2018
  • Joined ViTO Energy and Investment in 2016
  • 2014-2016: Financial Advisor, EMC Management Consulting
  • 2008-2014: Project Manager, Energy M&A Projects, EA Consulting
  • Holds Capital Markets Board Level 3 & Derivatives licenses
  • 15+ years of experience
Ali Karaer

Ali Karaer

Deputy Managing Director


  • Deputy Managing Director at IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting since 2018
  • Experience in projects in Turkey and abroad amongst others in Russia (Khabarovsk), Azerbaijan, Albania.
  • 43 years of experience in construction of industrial plants, oil & gas & petrochemical and power plant industries since 1975
Zeki Günay

Zeki Günay

Project Director


  • Project Director at IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting since 2017
  • Prior to joining IVT, he was Project Coordinator at Indassol Asset Solutions, Assistant Project Manager at Akenerji and Regional Manager at Gama
  • Worked at some of the most demanding project sites such as in Kazakhstan, Libya, Qatar, Yemen, Sakhalin/Russia with more than 5 million WDI of work in total
  • 20+ years of experience in executing oil & gas and power projects
Çiğdem Peker

Çiğdem Peker

HR & Administrative Affairs Director


  • HR & Administrative Affairs Director at ViTO Group since December 2018
  • Prior to joining ViTO, she was Associate HR Manager at Arup Tukey, HR & Administrative Affairs Manager at Tecnicas Reunidas Turkey, HR & Administrative Affairs Manager at Etcbase and Senior HR Generalist at Foster Wheeler Bimaş
  • 15+ years of experience in human resources management.
Ayça Aydın

Ayça Aydın

Legal & Compliance Manager


  • Legal & Compliance Manager at ViTO Group since July 2018
  • Specialized in government & private tenders and contracts, public procurement legislation, international commercial and investment arbitration
  • 10 years of experience

Selected projects

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Partners

Group companies

IVT

IVT Engineering, Construction & Contracting is a wholly-owned subsidiary specialized on EPC services for the oil & gas and power sectors established in 2017

The mission is to provide extensive EPC services in oil & gas industry, and become a reliable solution partner

The Company’s leadership team includes highly experienced industry leaders

Capabilities and strengths of IVT:

  • Strong HSE and quality management
  • In-house engineering capabilities obtained from IOT, VİTO’s partner in IOT-VİTO JV
  • Agile procurement and construction organization
  • Very quick mobilization at demanding project sites
  • Managing multi-cultural teams

Corporate Social Responsibility

ViTO Group strives to make a sustainable impact in the communities in which our employees live and work. Moreover, we put a great emphasis on bringing together different cultures of our clients and employees. Recent initiatives include the publishing of two books.