TOP 10 HIGHEST-PAID CEOs OF INDIA IN 2022
Salary: INR 130+ crore
Company: HCL Technologies
He joined the global technology company in 1994 and became its CEO in 2016. Since then, the company has reached its height of glory and success. He is also a board member of the US- India Business Council and has been also appointed as the Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s IT governor’s Community.
Salary: INR 79.8 crore
The CEO and MD of Wipro Ltd. Thierry have worked hard to establish this multinational Bangalore-headquartered company and it stands as one of the top IT firms in India today. Wipro is known for its list of valuable subsidiaries. He has been appointed the CEO in July 2022 and serving in his role since then.
Salil S Parekh
Salary: INR 71.02 crore
The CEO of a 10 billion It firm, Salil was also a member of the group executive board at Capgemini. He completed his graduation from IIT Bombay in Aeronautical Engineering and then a master’s in Computer Science and mechanical engineering from Cornell University. He has seen through successful acquisitions and hard business turnarounds in the past.
Salary: INR 70+ crore
Company: Jindal Group
Being an industrial and MP in the 14th and 15th Lok Sabha, he is the Chairman of the Jindal Group. He is the youngest son of the late Shri Om Prakash Jindal and graduated from the Naveen Jindal School of management in 2011. He has taken Jindal Steel and Power Limited to new heights. With many power plants under his leadership.
C P Gurnani
Salary: INR 63.4 crore
Company: Tech Mahindra
The MD and CEO of Tech Mahindra, Gurnani strengthened the base of his organization by the aggregation of Tech Mahindra with Mahindra Satyam. In 2016 he was also the chairman of NASSCOM and has been a part of HCL Corporation and Petrol Systems. He was the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year and ‘India Business Leader of the Year in 2013.
Salary: INR 39.86 crore
Company: Bajaj Auto
In 2005, Rajiv took the position of CEO, and he was re-appointed as the MD and CEO of the company in 2020. Under his leadership, the Bajaj motorcycle manufacturing company has been one of the strongest in the country. The introduction of the Pulsar range of motorcycles changed the face of the two-wheeler industry in India. In 2017, he ranked 42nd position by India Today in the list of ‘50 Most Power People.
Salary: INR 36.1 crore
Company: Marico Limited
It is a multinational consumer goods company based in India since 2013 where Saugata has been serving as the CEO after having joined the company in 2004 as the Head of Marketing. He is responsible for success both in India and internationally. He is also known to be the highest-paid CEO in the FMCG segment in FY22.
Om Prakash Manchanda
Salary: INR 33.2 crore
Company: Dr Lal Path Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Om Prakash is the CEO of the multinational diagnostic service provider – Dr Lal Path Labs since 2005. As a part of the company, he was responsible for Ranbaxy’s venture into the healthcare division. With a bachelor’s degree in veterinary science and a PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad, Om has contributed a lot in the field of proper medical diagnosis with timely results.
Salary: INR 28.22 crore
Company: Aditya Birla Capital
The CEO of Aditya Birla Group, Ajay joined the company in 2007 before which he had also been the chief executive fund management head at Prudential Corporation Asia. Being a graduate of IIM Ahmedabad, he is the first Indian Entrepreneur to become a CEO at an early age and has been working continuously.
Salary: INR 28 crore
Company: Bajaj FinServ
It was Sanjeev who left no stone unturned to make Bajaj FinServ one of the best leading companies in India today. The Howard Business School graduate, Sanjeev became the company’s CEO in 2008 and got placed in the list of India Today’s ‘Top 50 Power People’ in 2019. His company serves the best EMI options having collaborated with leading FinTech startups in India like Paytm and Cred.