Av Maharaj, Kraft Heinz Company

Corporate Commercial Law Av Maharaj, Vice President, Corporate and Legal Affairs, constructed a legal service model at Kraft Heinz that engages top-quality legal expertise from outside counsel partners that augments his internal team. Appreciating the value that comes from teamwork, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion, Maharaj challenged his outside firms to work in greater alignment with his team’s goals and the business’s broader goals. He is a former chair and member of the Executive Committee, Legal Leaders for Diversity. He was recognized as In-House Counsel of the Year by the South Asian Bar Association and as a Canadian Diversity Champion by Women of Influence.
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