The chairman of Modi Global Enterprises, Satish Kumar Modi, is part of a family and a business that plays a leading role in India and, increasingly, around the world. His father, the late Rai Bahadur Gujar Mal Modi, established the Modi Group of Industries and, in 1933, established the industrial township of Modinagar, which now has a population of half a million people. The group has a turnover of about US$1.2 billion. The Modi Group has interests in many products and services, from textiles & fashion, chemicals and telecommunications to medicines, property development, air transport, finance and automotive parts, as well as links with a range of global companies and their brands.