Mr. Surender Sharma

Mr. Surender Sharma

Mr. Surender Sharma

Whole-time Director & Vice-President - Legal

Mr. Surender Sharma is the Vice President – Legal, at Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited (CPIL), since October 2018. Mr. Sharma leads the Legal and Secretarial function to ensure regulatory compliance and provides legal advice to the Leadership Team of Colgate-Palmolive India across functions and on matters relating to Corporate Affairs. Mr. Sharma joined CPIL in 2017 as the Associate Director– Legal, where he provided legal support to the Marketing, Customer Development and Supply Chain functions. Previously, Mr. Sharma was working with Marico Limited as the Head of Legal and Company Secretary. Prior to joining Marico, Mr. Sharma held leadership positions with reputed organizations like Heinz, Indian Hotels Company, Reckitt Benckiser and Maruti Suzuki, where he spent close to 20 years as in-house counsel and handled litigation management, contract management, corporate governance and legal compliance. Mr. Sharma holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Delhi and is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Appointed as a Whole-time Director on the Board of Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited in May 2020.