India has so many CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) who are earning huge amount of money which vary company to company. Thus it’s very difficult to list out all high paid CEOs in India. As like top 10 highest CEO in the world, in this article, we at Top 10 About will share an updated list of top 10 highest paid CEOs in India 2018. You can also checkout here net worth and income of these India’s highest paid CEOs.
Top 10 Highest Paid CEOs in India
Jayadev Galla is an Indian American politician and industrialist. He is one of the wealthiest politicians in India. After completion of graduation, first he worked for GNB Battery Technologies in USA as an International sales executive. Thereafter he joined the Amara Raja group. He is the Managing Director of Amara Raja Group which was founded by his father Ramachandra Naidu Galla. Jay is rated as one of the India’s best and richest CEO’s. He was born in Andhra Pradesh, India on march 24, 1966. With his annual salary of Rs. 33.60 Crores he is the 10th highest paid CEOs in India.
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Sajjan Jindal is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the Chairman, Managing Director & CEO of JSW Steel that is a part of the JSW Group of companies. He was born on 5 December 1959 in Hissar, Haryana. His annual salary is Rs. 35.28 Crores. So as per his total annual income, he is one of the highest paid CEO of India. He is also the ex-President of the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India.
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Murali K Divi is the Chairman and Managing Director & CEO of DIVIS laboratories. He passed out from from Kakatiya University, Warangal for doctorate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He has broad skill and knowledge of over 30 years in the Active pharmaceutical ingredients business. With an annual salary of Rs. 35.41 Crores he is also among the highest paid CEO as well as the 45th wealthiest man of India. Forbes Magazine also mentioned him among the richest CEO of India.
India’s billionaire businessman and one of the highest paid CEOs is Desh Bandhu Gupta. Gupta was born in Rajasthan, India on February 8, 1938. He is the founder, chairman & CEO of Lupin Limited, which is a multinational pharmaceutical company. He was died in year 2017 in Mumbai, India at the age of 79 years. His annual salary is Rs. 37.58 Crores and net worth is $6.7 billion. In 2015, according Forbes magazine he was the 254th richest person in the world.
Onkar S Kanwar is the founder, chairman and CEO of one of the most successful Tyre Company in India Apollo Tyres. Beside this, Kanwar is also chairman of PTL Enterprises Ltd. and Artemis Global Life Sciences Ltd. He was born in year 1943/1944 in India. With an annual income of Rs. 41.71 Crores he is another highest paid CEO in India. His net worth is $417.1 million.
Sunil Kant Munjal is a great leader, business promoter and an angel investor who was born on December 7, 1960 in Delhi, India. He is an Indian businessman and joint Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp which was founded by his father Brijmohan Lall Munjal in 1984. He is also working as a Board of Directors of The Doon School and Indian School of Business. His net worth is $100,000 and his annual salary is Rs. 42.46 Crores.
Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian industrialist, Chairman and CEO of the Aditya Birla Group. He is also the chairman of the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Delhi and Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Ahmedabad. He is also the chancellor of the Birla Institute of Technology & Science. He was born on 14 June 1967 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. With an annual income of Rs. 44.56 Crores he is the 4th highest paid CEO in India. His net worth is US$8.3 billion.
3. Pawan Kant Munjal- 44.62 Crores
Pawan Kant Munjal is the Chairman, Managing Director & CEO of India’s most popular company Hero Motocorp. He is the 3rd child of Mr. Brijmohan Lall Munjal who founded the Hero Motorcorp in 1984. He is on the third place in this list with an annual salary of around 44.62 Crores. He is also recognize as one of the highest paid CEOs in India and most powerful people of India.
Kavery Kalanithi is the wife of 1st highest paid CEO Mr. Kalanithi Maran. Kavery Kalanithi is also the Executive Director of Sun Group. With an annual income of Rs. 61.27 Crores not only she is the 2nd highest paid CEO but also the highest paid woman CEO in India.
Kalanithi Maran is the chairman and managing director of Sun Group. He was born in year 1964 in Chennai, India. He has TV channels, newspapers, weeklies, radio stations, DTH services and a movie production house. He had also share in the Indian airline Spice Jet (2010 to 2015). With an annual income of Rs. 61.27 Crores he is become 1st highest paid CEO in India 2016. He was also the 17th richest person in India with a net worth of US$3.5 Billion in 2010.