5 Highest Paid CEOs in Indian IT Industry, Salary Starts From Rs 25 Crore How Much Earns No 1

5 Highest Paid CEOs in Indian IT Industry: HCL, the technology giant, in its annual report, revealed that it had awarded compensation of 123.13 million rupees ($16.52 million) at its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) C Vijayakumar in 2021. With a salary of this amount, Vijayakumar became the highest paid Indian CEO among software companies in the country.Also read – After Apple, these companies END work from home, ask employees to be in the office. Details here

“MC Vijayakumar did not receive any remuneration from the Company, however, he received remuneration [Including Long-term Incentive (“LTI”)] of $16.52 million (equivalent to Rs 123.13 crore) from HCL America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the company,” the company said in the annual report released in late July. Also Read – Stock Market Update: Sensex Recovers Mark 60,000 For First Time Since April 5; Clever above 17,900

If the CEO of HCL received Rs 123 crores in salary, there is no doubt that the CEOs of other IT biggies must have received a scholarship of an almost similar figure. Maybe a little up or down. Read also – Work from home: standard procedures for teleworking in special economic zones to be announced soon. Details here

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2. In number 2 we have Thierry Delaportethe Wipro CEO who won an annual salary compensation of Rs 79.80 crore for the year 2021-2022 according to the company’s annual report. This amount includes Rs 13.2 crore salary and allowances; Rs 19.3 crore in fees and variable compensation; and Rs 31.8 crore in other incentives. Thierry Delaporte joined Wipro in July 2020 and is the second highest paid CEO in India.

3. Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys with a salary of Rs 71.02 crore is at No. 3. Salil Parekh’s salary, as per Infosys annual report, rose to Rs 71.02 crore in the financial year 2022. It includes Rs 52.33 crore from exercise of RSUs (Restricted Stock Units) granted to him earlier. A few months ago, the IT company increased Parekh’s compensation to Rs 79.75 crore. Salil Parekh became CEO of Infosys in January 2018.

4. CP Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra is at No. 4 with a salary of Rs 63.4 crore. CP Gurnani has been the head of Tech Mahindra since 2012. The total amount, according to Tech Mahindra’s annual report, includes salary, equity compensation and post-employment benefits for one year.

5. Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO of TCS is at No. 5 with a salary of Rs 25.75 crore in FY22, up 27% year over year. According to the company’s annual report, Gopinathan received Rs 1.5 crore in salary, while benefits and allowances were Rs 2.25 crore and commission (on profits) was Rs 22 crore.