Naveen Raju is General Counsel and Executive Vice President – Group Legal Affairs at Mahindra & Mahindra. He leads the inhouse legal team that secures and defends the Group’s assets and reputation and provides assurance on legal and regulatory compliance in its business operations across the globe.
He has over two decades of experience in working with leading Indian private sector companies including ACC, Crompton Greaves and Reliance Industries Limited. He moved to Mahindra in 2014 and since coming on board has been instrumental in implementing a vision to greater integrate the legal function with group businesses, create core internal competencies and promote greater adoption of technology.
Naveen is a Director on the Board of Mahindra Automotive North America Inc., Mahindra Logistics Limited and its affiliate companies.
He is on the global Board of Directors at the Association of Corporate Counsel, which is the world’s largest in-house counsel community with over 40,000 members across 85 countries. He is also co-chair of the legal affairs and IPR committee at the Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
He has been listed in “The Legal 500 GC Powerlist: India 2018” and the Chambers & Partners listing of “GC Influencers” in 2019.
Naveen graduated from the National Law School, Bangalore.