Gopal Naik
Sr. VP and Head Legal & Compliance , Aditya Birla Retail Ltd.

Gopal Naik, Sr. Vice President and Head Legal & Compliance , Aditya Birla Retail Ltd and Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Ltd is a Science Graduate and Post Graduate in Law from Dept of Law, University of Mumbai with extensive experience over 3.5 Decades in Corporate Legal Functions, Real Estate, Labour Laws, strategic advice, statutory compliance and Retail Business Development. Associated with Bharat Petroleum for over 23 years and was also one of the core members of Change Management team of Bharat Petroleum. Prior to joining Aditya Birla in 2007, was associated with Reliance Industries Ltd as VP(Legal) for three years and played key and strategic role in setting up Retail Outlets and training executives on compliance related matters. Some of the key Achievements are: Awarded as an “Exceptional Contributor in Annual Group Legal Meet” in 2014 Received National IP Award at the hands of Ms. ‘Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Commerce & Industry ,Govt, of India in 2015 in the Category of “TOP ORGANISATION IN THE TRADE MARKs” organized by Ministry of Commerce & Industry Received an award as ‘PILLAR OF THE COMPANY” from Aditya Birla Retail Ltd in 2015 Retailers Association of India(RAI) facilitated during its First Annual Legal & Regulatory Summit for outstanding contribution to the Retail Industry in 2015 Core Member of RAI Advocacy committee and played key role in representing Retailer’s cause before various Govt & other Agencies. Visiting Faculty in the subject matter(Legal) in Leading Business Schools.

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