We all are well known with the CEOs of top notch companies of India and other countries. It’s being a TATA, Reliance, Adani conglomerate of India or Twitter, Amazon, Tesla, Meta of US and other countries. These are the top most posh companies around the world. Being involved in startups, stock market and mutual funds, the younger generation are much interested in knowing about the top companies affairs, their promoters actions and highest paid CEOs and other key managerial persons of the company. Some of the CEO’s and KMP have their own popularity in terms of value, ethics.
The CEO’s of such top companies and conglomerates have a massive income and salary.
Are you interested in knowing the salary of your idol CEO’s or your favourite company’s CEO or salary of the company’s CEOs whose shares you are having in your portfolio.
(CEO & MD, Infosys)
Salil Paresh is the one of the top most CEOs with highest paid salary in India. With an annual salary of Rs. 54.45 crore Salil Parekh stands in the list of top 10 highest paid CEOs in India. Salil was appointed as a CEO of Infosys in 2017, a software giant company in India. His salary saw a decrease of 21% from his previous year salary of Rs.71.02 crore in 2022. Infosys has been a leading software and tech company in India and has shown a massive growth in the IT sector. The company is listed on Indian and US stock exchanges.
C Vijay Kumar
(CEO & MD, HCL Technologies)
With an annual package of Rs. 130 crore C Vijay Kumar stands on the top of the list of highest paid CEOs in India. Mr. Kumar joined the company in 1994 and was appointed as a CEO of HCL Tech in 2016. HCL is another top Indian IT company listed on the Indian Stock exchanges. Vijay is a Electrical Engineer and along with the CEO and MD, C Vijay Kumar is also a board member of US India Business Council.
Another IT company’s CEO Thierry Delaporte with an annual salary of Rs. 82 crore is the next highest paid CEO in India in FY 23. Thierry was appointed as a CEO of Wipro in 2020 and since then he is serving the company and leading the company in the IT sector. His salary was slightly lower than his previous year salary of Rs. 79.8 crore in FY 22. Delaporte holds a bachelor degree in economics and finance and a MAster of Laws. Wipro Limited is a well known and one of the oldest IT companies of India.
C P Gurnani
(CEO, Tech Mahindra)
With an annual package of Rs. 63.4 crore CEO of Tech Mahindra, a Mahindra group company, Mr C P Gurnani is the highest paid CEOs in India. Mr Gurnani is well known for his leadership and value based work. He holds a chemical engineering degree from NIT, Rourkela. He has worked at many MNC’s and served as a chairman of Nasscom.
S N Subrahmanyan
(CEO, Larsen & Toubro)
Before introducing you to S N Subrahmanyan, let’s know about Larsen & Toubro, one of the leading MNC in the field of finance, construction, engineering and technology. The company has constructed some of the well known buildings, statues and bridges in India.
S N Subrahmanyan with an annual salary of Rs. 61.27 crore stands in the top 10 list of highest paid CEOs of India. Mr Subrahmanyan was appointed as a CEO and MD at L & T in 2017 after Mr. Anil Manibhai Naik.
(CEO, Bajaj Auto)
Rajiv Bajaj with an annual package of Rs. 47.6 crore in FY 23 is among the top 10 highest paid CEOs in India. It was 4.5% higher than the previous year’s salary. He was appointed as the CEO in 2020. Under his leadership the company has shown significant growth. Bajaj auto is one of the leading two wheeler manufacturers in India. Recently , he has been named as a 787 billionaire as per forbes list 2023 and has a net worth of $ 4.3 billion in 2023.
(CEO, MD of Marico Limited)
Saugata Gupta is a CEO and MD of India’s top fast moving consumer goods company Marico. His annual salary is around Rs.25.1 crore in 2023 . He has been reappointed as a CEO of the company for another two year term till March 2026. He joined Marico in 2004. He is also an Independent director at Ashok Leyland Limited one of India’s top commercial vehicle manufacturers and Delhivery.
(CEO & MD, Tata Steel)
TV Narendra is a global CEO and MD of India’s largest conglomerate group Tata’s company, Tata Steel. Tata Steel is a leading and top steel manufacturer in India. T.V Narendra has an annual salary of Rs. 19.5 crore in FY 2022.
He was appointed as a MD of the company in 2013 and later in 2017 he was appointed as a CEO and MD of the TATA Steel. Narendra has a net worth of Rs 245000 crore.
(CEO & MD, Bharti Airtel)
Gopal Vittal is a CEO and MD of India’s one of the biggest and oldest telecom companies Bharti Airtel. Gopal with an annual salary of Rs. stands in the top highest paid CEO in India. Gopal is an IIM MBA alumni. He has worked at many MNC before joining Bharti Airtel. He has a wide experience in the field and has great leadership qualities to lead the company. He has excellent skills in sales, marketing, finance and management.
(CEO & MD, Reliance)
Mukesh Ambani India’s richest person holds a position as a CEO and MD of another largest conglomerate of India, Reliance Industries Limited. Mukesh Ambani has sound and long experience in the business and has potential leadership skills. Under his guidance RIL has made significant growth in a very short span of time. He has an annual salary of Rs. . He has a wider vision to take RIL at higher levels. Under his leadership the company has made dozens of acquisitions in different industries to expand the business and reach of the company. Recently, the company has demerged its telecom brand, Jio Financial Services from RIL. Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of $ 83.4 billion (as per Forbes) in FY 2023.
Conclusion: These are the top CEOs of India with the highest salary. The companies of which they hold positions are India’s top and leading companies in their sector. Under their leadership and tenure company has shown significant growth and increase in revenue and earnings.