FOUNDER, GLOBAL GROUP
G. Tirodkar, founder of the Global Group is a first generation entrepreneur. He
is widely recognised for his efforts towards creating an efficient and environment
friendly telecom industry. He has been championing the cause of Shared telecom infrastructure
model and Green Telecom.
Global Group is India's leading business group focused on Network Services, Shared
The Group has two companies – GTL Limited and GTL Infrastructure Limited that are
listed on Indian Stock Exchanges (BSE & NSE).
The Group has a tower portfolio of about 28000 towers. The Group has operations
across Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East.
Under his leadership, Global Group companies have partnered with leaders in technologies
like Qualcomm, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks, Huawei, ZTE etc
to offer Network services across the world.
As part of his vision for a cleaner and greener environment, Global Group is focussing
on reducing the carbon footprint by investing in solutions that improve the energy
efficiency in the telecom.
A firm believer in Corporate Social Responsibility, Mr. Manoj Tirodkar supports
a number of causes through Global Foundation. He takes keen interest in educating
under privileged children in rural India, improving their health and helping the
cause of visually challenged.
Mr. Tirodkar received several awards and recognitions for his contribution to industry
and entrepreneurship. He is the first Indian to win the prestigious “World Young
Business Achiever Award 2000” (WYBA) presented by Worldcom group. He also won the
Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Young Entrepreneur Trophy and Telecom Man
of the year.