Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja Founded Hinduja Group in 1914, The Hinduja Group is a diversified international group spanning all the continents, and operates in ten key sectors covering, automotive, energy, hydrocarbon chemicals, information technology, media,and entertainment, infrastructure and project development, real estate, healthcare, trading and banking and finance. The Hinduja Family contributes to old economy sectors such as Banking, Finance, Transport, and new economy of Technology, Media and Telecom in India. In the banking sector, the Hinduja Group owns Hinduja Bank Switzerland, a private bank active across Europe, the Middle East and India in wealth management, private banking, trade finance and corporate advisory services. The Hinduja Group is the promoter of IndusInd Bank, the new generation private-sector banks in India, which has 2 million customers and a network of 1.225 outlets across India with a balance sheet of USD 8 billion. The Hinduja Family has adapted to free-market reforms moving quickly in new markets that have opened, and capitalising on new economy opportunities. As a result, the Hinduja Group has now strategically positioned itself to contribute to old economy sectors such as Banking & Finance, Transport, Energy (Oil & Power) as well as the new economy of Technology, Media and Telecom. It's companies includes Ashok Leyland, Gulf Oil Corp, Hinduja Foundries, Hinduja Global Solutions Ltd, Hinduja Ventures Ltd. , Hinduja Group India Ltd., Hinduja Hospital, Hinduja Foundation, IndusInd Bank, Sangam Ltd., Hinduja Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., and HBI Incorporated. The Group employs over 40,000 people and has offices in many key cities of the world and all the major cities in India.