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5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

July 03, 2014 11:44 IST

Image: Vishal Sikka, CEO, Infosys
Photographs: Reuters

Vishal Sikka, chief executive officer of Infosys has become the highest-paid professional CEO (promoter CEOs have higher salaries) in India.

He is the highest paid executive in the Indian information technology (IT) sector. 

Sikka’s total annual remuneration would be up to $5.08 million (Rs 30 crore), in addition to stock options worth $2 million, the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.

Take a look at the top 5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs listed by Business Standard...



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5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

Image: Francisco D'Souza
Photographs: Courtesy, Cognizant

Francisco D’Souza

CEO, Cognizant

Salary: Rs 73 crore ($12.2 million)

5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

Image: Infosys Executive Chairman N R Narayana Murthy with newly appointed CEO & MD Vishal Sikka at a press conference at Infosys headquarters in Bengaluru.
Photographs: Reuters

Vishal Sikka

CEO, Infosys

Salary: Rs 30 crore ($5.08 million)

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5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

Image: N Chandrasekharan, CEO, Tata Consultancy Services
Photographs: Reuters

N Chandrasekharan

CEO, Tata Consultancy Services

Salary: Rs 18.68 crore ($3.2 mn)

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5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

Image: Ashok Vemuri, CEO, iGate

Ashok Vemuri

CEO, iGate

Salary: Rs 16.2 crore ($2.7 mn) 

5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

Image: T K Kurien
Photographs: Courtesy, Wipro

T K Kurien

CEO, Wipro

Salary: Rs 6.55 crore ($1.1 mn)

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