Leading a business and making more profits is not easy. It takes all the pain and hard work to make the biggest profits. Like hard work, as well as salary. India is developing very dramatically in terms of job creation and profits as a result, employees, especially CEOs, receive huge salaries. Let’s take a look at the ten best paid employees in India.
11 Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani (one of the highest paid employees), the richest person in Asia, is the president, CEO and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) with a 44.7% stake in the company. His net worth is estimated at $ 56.1 billion. Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in Asia, earned a salary of Rs. 15 crores of rupees for the fiscal year 2019-2020, he has consistently held the title of richest person in India.
- Yogesh Chander Diddeshwar
Chairman and CEO of India Tobacco Company (ITC) Yogesh Chandir Deveshwar is the longest-serving CEO in India and had nearly three times the second highest salary for his company in 2011. For the 2019-2020 fiscal year, his salary is Rs. 21 million rupees.
Kumar Mangalam Birla, one of the best and highest-paid employees, a champion of the Indian Industrial Revolution, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aditya Birla Group and an advisor to the Birla Institute of Technology and Science. Birla became president in 1995 when he was 28 years old. His salary for the fiscal year 2019-2020 is Rs. 22.5 million rupees.
- Guenter Puchk
Guenter Butschek has been appointed CEO of Tata Motors Worldwide after two years of extensive research with a proposed annual package of Rs 28 to 29 crores per annum. Also known as one of the highest paying employees in India. However, for fiscal year 2019-2020, Guenter has only earned Rs. 22.5 million rupees as salary.
- Rahul Bajaj
Rahul Bajaj, a Harvard Business School student, took over the management of the Bajaj Group in 1965 and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the group. For fiscal year 2019-2020, he gets a salary of Rs. 25.59 million rupees. He is also one of the billionaires in the world with a net worth of $ 2.4 billion.
- Natarajan Chandrasekaran
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, one of Tata’s youngest CEOs, took over in 2009. He spent his entire career at Tata Consulting Services and led the company to generate $ 16.5 billion in combined revenue in 2015-2016. As compensation for his services with a salary of Rs. 25.9 Crore in 2020.
- Vishal Sekka
Vishal Sikka, CEO of India’s second largest IT services provider, Infosys. Joined Infosys in 2014, Vishal’s annual compensation is $ 6 million. He has been appointed full-time director of the Board of Directors as General Manager and General Manager. His compensation also included $ 5 million in stock options. His salary for 2019-20 is Rs. 45.11 million rupees of which 50% is an increase in compensation.
President, Managing Director and CEO of Hero Motocorp, Pawan Mangal is the son of Brigman Lal Mangal. During the much-promoted partnership agreement with Honda Motors, Pawan Mongal served as President of Hero MotorCorp. For fiscal year 2019-2020, he gets a salary of Rs. 60 Crore Rupees and he is considered one of the 50 Powerful People in India as of 2019.. Calanethi Maran
Kalanithi Maran, grandson of former Tamil Nadu Prime Minister M. Karunanidhi. He is the President and CEO of The Sun Group, Syriac and Red FM, Sun Cable Vision, and Sun Pictures. After starting his business in 1990, Kalanithi went a long way and was awarded Rs. 62 Crores for the fiscal year 2019-2020. Forbes called him the “King of South Indian Television” and also won CNBC and Ernst & Young’s Young Entrepreneur Awards.
- Anil Manibhai Nike
Anil Manibhai Nike is the CEO of Larsen & Toubro Group Limited, an engineering group in India. Received Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India, in 2009. In 2019, Padma Vibhushan, second highest civilian award in India. His salary in 2019-2020 is Rs. 66.14 Crore!
- CB Jornani
Journani is Tech Mahindra’s multinational IT CEO and IT solution provider. For fiscal year 2019-2020, Jourani earned a salary of Rs. 150.7 million rupees, including benefits and bonuses. He is the highest paid employee in India. India’s 5th largest service provider pays the highest salary for its CEO, bypassing the salaries of all TCS, Infosys and Wipro employees.