Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary
Divya Kumat is the EVP-Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary at Datamatics for more than 13 years. She leads legal and secretarial initiatives for more than 25 group companies in India and overseas, and is a key player in all in-organic initiatives of the group like joint venture collaborations, mergers, acquisitions, and amalgamation in India and overseas. She is credited with formulating and enforcing several legally binding policies and frameworks, including the Contract Management policy, Insider Trading policy, Whistle Blower policy, and Investor Grievance policy, to name a few. Her efforts to secure various copyrights, trademarks, and service mark registrations have served to improve the company’s IPR wealth.
Divya brings with her over 21 years of rich and diverse experience, having held prominent legal and secretarial positions in leading corporations. Prior to joining Datamatics, she was the Legal Head at Computer Sciences Corporation (India).
Divya holds a B.Com, with Honors and a LLB. As a Gold Medalist in LLM, her final thesis presentation was on the subject of International Arbitration. She is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (FCS), and a merit holder in ICSA, London.
In 2017, she was listed among the top 100 GCs of India by Legal 500.