With a total compensation of Rs 1,500 million, C P Gurnani of Tech Mahindra is the highest paid CEO of a tech firm.
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Salil Parekh, the newly appointed CEO of Infosys, will get about half the compensation received by his predecessor Vishal Sikka, who quit in August after a three-year stint.
Parekh, a former Capgemini executive, is the second non-founder CEO of the Bengaluru-based software exporter.
The CEO is being paid a total compensation of Rs 260 million.
This, still, is low compared to the Rs 480-million package that Sikka commanded.
Here is a look at the salaries of top IT firms’ CEOs: