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From TCS' Rajesh Gopinathan to HCL's C Vijayakumar: These are the top 5 highest-paid IT CEOs in India

Here’s a look at the huge pay package of the highest-paid CEOs of top Indian IT companies.

July 27, 2022 / 01:33 PM IST
Rank 5 | Rajesh Gopinathan | Company: TCS | Tata Consultancy Services CEO and MD Rajesh Gopinathan took home a total compensation of Rs 25.75 crore in FY22. According to the comapny's annual report for the financial year 2021-22, Gopinath's salary saw an increase of 26.6 percent. (Image: TCS)
Rank 5 | Rajesh Gopinathan | Company: TCS | Tata Consultancy Services' CEO and MD Rajesh Gopinathan took home a total compensation of Rs 25.75 crore in FY22. According to the company's annual report for the financial year 2021-22, Gopinath's salary saw an increase of 26.6 percent. (Image: TCS)
Rank 4 | C.P. Gurnani | Company: Tech Mahindra | Tech Mahindra CEO and Managing Director CP Gurnani's pay rises 189 percent ro Rs 63.4 crore for FY22. As per the company's annual report for the fiscal, Gurnani's remuneration includes salry, stock comepnsation benefits and post-employment benefits for the one-year period. (Image: Reuters)
Rank 4 | C. P. Gurnani | Company: Tech Mahindra | Tech Mahindra CEO and Managing Director CP Gurnani's pay rose by 189 percent to Rs 63.4 crore for FY22. As per the company's annual report for the fiscal, Gurnani's remuneration includes salary, stock compensation benefits and post-employment benefits for the one-year period. (Image: Reuters)
Rank 3 | Salil Parekh | Company: Infosys | For the financial year 2021-22 Infosys CEO Salil Parekh was paid a total of Rs 71.02 crore. The shareholders of the company have approved the proposal to extend Parekh's term for five years, till 2027, with an increase in his compensation package to Rs 79.75 crore.
Rank 3 | Salil Parekh | Company: Infosys | For the financial year 2021-22 Infosys CEO Salil Parekh was paid a total of Rs 71.02 crore. The shareholders of the company have approved the proposal to extend Parekh's term for five years, till 2027, with an increase in his compensation package to Rs 79.75 crore.
Rank 2 | Thierry Delaporte | Company: Wipro | Wipro chief executive officer Thierry Delaporte earned an annual compensation package of Rs 79.8 crore ($10.5 million) in the financial year 2021-22. Thierry was named as Wipro's CEO in July 2020 and in the first nine months of tenure, his remuneration was Rs 64 crore for FY 21.
Rank 2 | Thierry Delaporte | Company: Wipro | Wipro chief executive officer Thierry Delaporte earned an annual compensation package of Rs 79.8 crore ($10.5 million) in the financial year 2021-22. Thierry was named as Wipro's CEO in July 2020 and in the first nine months of tenure, his remuneration was Rs 64 crore for FY 21.
Rank 1 | C. Vijayakumar | Company: HCL| IT giant HCL Technologies' chief executive officer C. Vijayakumar received a remuneration of Rs 123.13 crore ($16.52 million) in 2021. According to the company’s annual report, Vijayakumar took an annual base salary at $2 million, while he got another $2 million in variable pay. The CEO further got 0.02 million as perquisites and other benefits for the year ended 31 March. The LTI of $12.50 million took his total salary to $16.52 million. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Rank 1 | C. Vijayakumar | Company: HCL| IT giant HCL Technologies' chief executive officer C. Vijayakumar received a remuneration of Rs 123.13 crore ($16.52 million) in 2021. According to the company’s annual report, Vijayakumar took an annual base salary at $2 million, while he got another $2 million in variable pay. The CEO further got $0.02 million as perquisites and other benefits for the year ended 31 March. The LTI of $12.50 million took his total salary to $16.52 million. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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first published: Jul 27, 2022 01:32 pm
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