Amit Bhasin is the Chief Legal Officer & Group General Counsel at Marico Limited. As a part of the Executive Committee, he is responsible for legal and corporate affairs functions at Marico’s Indian and international markets and also leads the corporate social responsibility functions.
With over 19 years of experience in corporate legal, corporate compliances and governance and legal business partnering, he has worked across organisations in the consumer sector. He plays an active role in the advocacy efforts for the fast-moving consumer goods industry and is part of several industry organisations. Prior to joining Marico, he was associated with Hindustan Unilever Limited as General Manager – Legal and Corporate Secretarial for over 13 years.
He has undertaken multiple roles and worked on several mergers and acquisition transactions and corporate actions. He was part of various global working networks in the areas of competition law, governance and compliance. A Law graduate and a certified Chartered Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, in 2011, Amit earned a post-graduation certification in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Amit has been recognised for his excellence as one of the Best Leading Lawyers by the World Intellectual Property Forum (2022) and was also awarded 40 under 40 Legal Rising Stars Award by Legal Era (2019).
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He is a much-sought after person by several institutions and a member of several prestigious bodies. Despite his busy schedule, Amit takes out time to deliberate and speak on legal issues of seminal importance at webinars. He is an excellent professional, mentor and guide to many in the field and admired for his professionalism.