K. G. Baalakrishnan also known as KG, KGB, KG Balakrishnan, Annur Balu ,Balu,Krishna is the Chairman of KG Group Coimbatore, a textiles business in Coimbatore, India. KGB's is the eldest son of K Govindaswamy Naidu and Rukmaniammal.
About KG Groups
The KG group comprises three major units namely, which produces 24 million meters of denim and cotton fabrics, 16 million meters of sheeting and 3 million pairs of jeans and Cotton trousers; which produces 12 million meters of long staple indigo fabrics and industrial fabrics and which produces 100 tons of cotton yarn daily. The group employs 14,000 workers with a group turn over of $250 mn.
Mr. K. G. Baalakrishnan, has held numerous positions in his career. He has chaired the following positions.
Managing Trustee - KG Medical Trust – Coimbatore
Managing Trustee - KG Educational Trust, Coimbatore
Past Hon. Chairman - Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Coimbatore
Founder President - Coimbatore Stock Exchange Limited
Chairman - Council of Indian Employers
Member - SAARC Chamber of Commerce
Executive Member - Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry - FICCI