Bata India appoints Meeru Gupta as head of legal

Bata India appoints Meeru Gupta as head of legal

Meeru will lead legal counsel for Bata India Ltd

Meeru Gupta

Mumbai: Bata India has appointed Meeru Gupta as head of legal. With over two decades of experience in navigating complex legal landscapes across India and emerging markets, Meeru brings strategic legal expertise and a customer-centric approach to her new role. Previously, she served as General Counsel at Varun Beverages - R J Corporation, where she led the legal practice, formulated litigation strategies, and managed cross-border acquisitions. At Philips India, as Director of Legal and Compliance, she was instrumental in key decision-making processes across the Lighting, Consumer Lifestyle, and Healthcare divisions.

Commenting on the appointment, Bata India MD & CEO Gunjan Shah said, “Meeru’s appointment marks a significant step for Bata India, aligning with the company’s commitment to excellence. I am certain that with her strategic legal acumen, she will proficiently steer the legal landscapes, contributing to business growth. With her passion for mentoring and empowering others,  we look forward to having her in our Bata Family.”

Bata India head of legal Meeru Gupta added, “I am super excited to join Bata India, a company renowned for its rich legacy of trust and unwavering commitment to quality. As I take on the mantle of Head of Legal, I am committed to leading with compassion and fostering a collaborative environment. My goal is to empower my Bata family with my expertise in providing efficient legal counsel.”