Volkswagen India's Legal & GRC Head Vijay Kamath has been conferred as one of ‘India’s Finest In-house Counsel’ on October 6, 2017 by Indian Corporate Counsel Association (ICCA). Mr. Vijay Kamath, Company Secretary and Head of Legal and Governance for Risk and Compliance, was felicitated at a gala event organised in New Delhi, which was graced by senior bureaucrats and dignitaries from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry the Department of Law & Justice and legal fraternity from In-house Counsel Worldwide (ICW).
On receiving the award, Mr. Vijay Kamath, Head Legal & GRC, Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited said, “I am extremely humbled to be recognised at such a prestigious forum which honours India’s Finest In-house counsels. I would like to dedicate this award to my exceptionally talented team who has constantly been my backbone and support over the years. Earlier this year, our team was also recognized as one of the Best Legal Teams (Small Size) in India by IDEX, a leading Indian Legal research agency. These recognitions are a testament to the commitment and hard work of my team.” The company has always encouraged employees by coming up with various human development initiatives such as self-assessment centres, leadership training modules, emerging talent programs and technical trainings to name a few.
Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “At Volkswagen, talent is at the core of our success and we are determined to provide the best quality services, scripting a long-term success story for the brand in India and indeed it can only come from our biggest asset our employees. We are extremely proud of Vijay and are delighted to have a pool of talented & dedicated employees at each of our respective verticals.” This was the second recognition that Mr. Kamath has received, after being named as one of the “Top 100 General Counsels in India” last year in the GC Powerlist India published by Legal-500, an international law research agency.