Jt. President & Head – Legal
Ambuja Cements Ltd.
(A LafargeHolcim Group Company)
Kanaiya Thakker is the General Counsel for Ambuja Cements, a Group Company of LafargeHolcim, a French-Swiss MNC and builds, leads, and maintains a strong legal &compliance team for Ambuja Cements. Kanaiya has been with Ambuja, one of the country’s biggest manufacturers of cement and cementitious products, since early 2013.
Kanaiya has previously worked as a general counsel with the Indian Conglomerates like Asian Paints, Aditya Birla Group and also with a few US and German MNCs as well. He has been handling mega merger projects, both domestic and cross border, various infrastructure and energy projects and has also been responsible in introducing and implementing top class legal and compliance processes at his workplace. Kanaiya currently also handles large CCI, environmental and mining related matters for Ambuja Cements.