September 3, 2012
Rohit Modi joins Suzlon Group as CEO, India and Emerging Markets
Pune: Suzlon Group, the world's fifth* leading and Indias largest wind turbine
manufacturer, announced the appointment of Mr Rohit Modi as CEO India and
In his new role Mr Modi will focus on driving business growth in India, and oversee
key emerging markets like Brazil, China and South Africa.
Mr Modi returns to Suzlon with an extensive experience of 27 years in the both Union
and State government services and a number of infrastructure companies.
Speaking on his new role, Mr Rohit Modi said, Emerging markets, like India, Brazil
and South Africa, represent the largest growth in demand for power in years to
come, and have the greatest need for sustainable, cost effective sources like wind. I
believe the Suzlon Group is ideally positioned to take advantage of this opportunity,
and I am looking forward to this challenging new assignment.
Added, Mr Tulsi Tanti, Chairman Suzlon Group, said: We are very pleased to
welcome Rohit back to the Suzlon Group. Rohit played a key role in driving the
growth of our India Business unit in his earlier stint with the Group, and I am sure
and confident that, in this challenging environment, he will add value for the
company and all its stakeholders.
Mr Modi holds a Masters degree in Economics from The Delhi School of Economics.
He later joined the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in 1985 and worked in
various senior positions within both the Government of India and the State
Government of Manipur.
He later went on to work with Tamil Nadu Road Development Company, Road
Infrastructure Development Company of Rajasthan, Mahindra Industrial Park, Larsen
& Toubro and IL&FS in senior executive positions. His last assignment was with
Gammon India Limited where he served as Deputy Managing Director.