• Sheetal Sawhney Kapur, Director - Legal, Netflix

    Sheetal Sawhney Kapur, Director - Legal, Netflix

  • Netflix, the household name, has become our go-to channel for entertainment. The multi-billion-dollar brand has offices in more than seven countries and acquired 203.67 million subscribers from all around the world. Most importantly, the company has onboarded around 9400 strategic and creative minds. The stats as per Q4 of 2020 looks huge and beyond. And, leading such great companies is not a calk walk. Especially the legalities, compliance, and regulations at such large organizations is a dire and brainstorming responsibility. With that said, Netflix has appointed Sheetal Sawhney Kapur as the Director- legal, recognizing her as a perfect strategist to help them sustain both the internal and external market atrocities. Featuring her as one of the most influential Legal Officers, CEO Insights had an exclusive conversation with Sheetal Sawhney Kapur of Netflix.

  • Sheetal Sawhney Kapur: An Advocate And Facilitator Of Innovation-Led Solutions

The Complex, Demanding & Operational Expertise

By: Anamika Sahu, Managing Editor

Unlike ever before, the businesses have become glocal with more focus on expanding into the unchartered water. Doing this requires tackling too much legal issues. Only an expert

Relevance Of Competition Law In Algorithm Driven Digital Market

By: Vijayalakshmi Natarajan, Senior Director, Legal - India & Asia Pacific Region, Harman

Globally, the key focus of competition law and policy is to encourage and sustain fair, free competition by regulating the

Top 10 Chief Legal Officers - 2021

The Shape Of Insurance Industry: Now And Then!

By: Peuli Das, Chief & Appointed Actuary, Indiafirst Life Insurance Company

I wouldn't be far from the truth if I say that today, nearly all conversations in the world eventually land up on the same subject - COVID! No matter how far we try to go away from it. Last weekend, while catching up with a school friend


A Leadership Paradigm Shift For The New Normal

By: Dr.Madana Kumar, VP And Global Head - Leadership Development, UST Global

We hear about "New Normal" a lot these days. COVID 19 has disrupted our lives and this has spawned a whole new set of studies and theories about what the future could hold for our lives. We cannot escape this even if we want


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By: Pravin Khandelwal, Managing Director, Pranay Care And Director, Leadership & Motivation, Risers Accelerator

They say that the punch that knocks you out isn't often the hardest one; it's the one that you don't see coming. Same has been the case the Covid-19 pandemic that has been rampaging around the


Pursuit Of Excellence

By: Rajesh Kumar Singh, Global Head HR, Kpit

Much more than legalities, compliance, and regulations, it is important for a legal officer to have the necessary arsenal like far-sighted strategic thinking to survive the internal and market atrocities.


Rural Infrastructure Development Holds The Key To India's Growth

By: Dr Harish Sharma, Executive Director (Smart City And Infrastructure Services), Repl

Target for India's future have been spelt out loud and clear. A US $5 trillion economy; Infrastructure Development; Housing & better living standards


Key To Improve Business Margin - ‘Productivity & Efficiency’

By: Kumar Gaurav, Vice President, Billionsmiles Hospitality

Today, business is evolving, every minute and every second. Consumer demand and consumer perception plays vital role in demand which

  • Top 10 Chief Legal Officers - 2021

    A like other countries, India is at the intersection of economic challenges due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus. It has been possible to maintain the balance in the economic structure because of the tremendous workforce where foreign investments are poured for innovation and regulatory developments. With a plethora of developments happening in the different sectors, data protection is highly recommended by legal professionals. The legal professionals are safeguarding the vital notes of the development of different companies. It was also not a surprise on the Indian economic challenges presented to the legal professionals. The legal professionals with their astonishing legal pieces of advice and logical determination are able to guide a business from scratch to acquire funding from different sources, agreement signing, sending legal notices whenever required, and also helping in internal matters. All are done in full transparency and without hassles. According to National Legal Services Authority, the legal services integrate the providence of free legal aid to the weaker sections of the society who are listed under the purview of Section 12 of the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987. On behalf of the representation from the legal authorities’ side, the legal professionals are guided extremely well by their respective Chief Legal Officers. The campaigns by the legal firms have been able to create legal awareness through print media, digital media, and LokAdalats. The legal industry is similar to the different organizations, which are headed by a straight-chain of leaders, who are bringing different reforms with some curved thoughts. In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ‘Top 10 Chief Legal Officers - 2021’ is presented to the readers with descriptions of the reforms by the legal reformers. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial team. The listing describes the expertise of the chief legal officers and the featured chief legal officers share their stories with the readers which are encouraging and exciting.

Top 10 Chief Legal Officers - 2021

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
PolicyBazaar.com Deepti Rustagi,Group Legal Head and Chief Compliance Officer PolicyBazaar.com She has 19+ years' experience in the fields of legal, compliance, regulatory, corporate secretarial matters and customer grievances
Purple Style Labs Disket Angmo,Head-Legal & VP - Strategy Purple Style Labs Currently working as Head - Legal & VP – Strategy for Purple Style Labs, the biggest Luxury Fashion House in India, Disket is acknowledged as one of the distinguished legal officers of the country
Marsh & McLennan Companies Prashant Pandey,Chief Legal Counsel Marsh & McLennan Companies He is known for specialities like arbitration, attorney, banking, drafting, legal, litigation, management, negotiation, policy analysis
Muthoot Pappachan Group Ravi Venkata Oruganti,Group Head - Legal & Compliance Muthoot Pappachan Group Company Secretary and a Law graduate with 28 years of experience in the field of Compliance, Legal, Corporate Secretarial, Operations, Corporate Governance, Internal Polices & Controls and Stakeholders Management
Gameberry Labs Ridima Bhargava,Head Legal and Strategy Gameberry Labs Leading the company towards sustained success in the diversifying business landscape by guiding along with the major legal & regulatory issues, and consecutively working on minimizing legal risks
GMR Airports Ruchika Nayyar,Vice President & Head- Corporate Legal GMR Airports For 25+ years' she is contributing to the legal challenges in the sectors like project finance & infrastructure funding , real estate financing, M&A ,corporate matters, general and commercial laws, property matters, litigation and dispute resolution matters
Netflix Sheetal Sawhney Kapur,Director - Legal Netflix An ‘Women In-House Counsel Of The Year 2017 – Legal And Regulatory’ awardee at the 68th National Constitutional Awards by the National Bar Association, she has experience working in global leaders like Google India
Essel Propack Suresh Savaliya,Head Legal, Company Secretary and Compliance Officer Essel Propack With 18+ years' experience in the industry, he is highly renowned for extremely successful services in Stock Exchanges, multi-companies corporate secretarial, statutory compliance, legal and regulatory affairs of domestic and foreign companies, fund raising, strategic decisions, and more
Avantor Vikas Goyal,Director Legal Avantor He is the General Counsel with 20+ years of diverse and rich experience in Corporate laws with the vision of a Business Leader
Avinash Bhosale Infrastructure Vivek Sethia,Vice President, Legal & CS Avinash Bhosale Infrastructure His attributes in the legality with challenge solving capabilities in the domains like consulting, energy, real estate, shipping and steel, has earned him the repute in the industry for over 16 years