Brief info
C. V. Raghu

Is the Group General Counsel with Global Responsibility for Motherson Group and drives the Legal, Secretarial, Regulatory, Compliance and Governance processes across the globe for the Group. Motherson Group is one of the world’s fastest growing automotive component makers and is one of the world’s most admired automotive brands. The Group supplies specialized auto parts to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) across 42 countries through over 240 legal entities and over 350 units.

C. V. Raghu has rich and varied experience of nearly three decades in the legal domain that encompasses a diverse set of industries including large business conglomerates like the Max Group, American Express and Hindustan Unilever.

He has been nominated and recognised various times including in the recent list of Top 100 General Counsels, 2020 released by BW Legal World.

Professional Memberships:

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Ex Member, Working committee of IRDAI for harmonising Corporate Governance Guidelines for the Insurance sector
  • Ex Member, CII Task Force on Dispute Resolution


  • B. Sc. (Hons): Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, Orissa
  • One-Year Spl. Course: University of Delhi
  • LL.B.: Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
  • P.G. Diploma in IR & PM: Sardar Patel College of Communication & Management (Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan), New Delhi
  • Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers: Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (CAIIB)
  • Trained Six-Sigma Black Belt
  • Completed Master Classes for Directors Leading to Certified Corporate Directorship issued by World Council for Corporate Governance
  • Participated in a Program on Negotiation held by Harvard Law school

  • Attended “The Bourse Course” – a seven-day intensive course on Treasury, Forex dealings and Money Markets leading to certification by Regional Treasury, American Express Int’l Inc. Singapore.

Raghu is one of the founder members of the GCAI. His contribution and presence have been of immense importance in forming its vision of advocating for the statutory recognition of the in-house legal profession as well as mentoring General Counsels who have just started out.

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