Highest Paid CEOs in India 2023: Top executives in India receive astronomical salaries that significantly exceed the average compensation of their workforce. These extraordinary people not only run large corporations but also earn some of the highest salaries in the Indian corporate world. 

Here is a list of highest paid CEOs in India 2023

Highest Paid CEOs in India 2023 #1 – Thierry Delaporte

Highest Paid CEOs in India - Thierry Delaporte

Thierry Delaporte is a Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Wipro Limited. Wipro appointed Thierry Delaporte as CEO and MD in June 2020. He received an 82.2 Cr compensation in FY 23, which is 0.09% of the company’s total revenue and 0.72% of the Company’s net profit in FY23. 

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With over 27 years of experience in the IT services industry and a wealth of practical knowledge in creating connections, encouraging business success, and managing multicultural teams, Thierry joins Wipro’s leadership team.

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Highest Paid CEOs in India 2023 #2 – Salil Parekh

Salil Parekh
Salil Parekh Chief Executive Officer of Infosys

Sail Parekh is a Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Infosys Ltd. He has been working at Infosys as a CEO and MD Since Jan 2018. In FY 23 Salil Parekh received a compensation of Rs. 56.44 Cr which is 0.03% of the company’s total revenue and 0.23% of the company’s net profit in FY23. 

Parekh’s compensation declined 21% from the previous year. Salil previously served on Capgemini’s Group Executive Board, where he spent 25 years in a number of executive capacities. Salil was a partner at Ernst & Young and is well recognized for giving the advisory firm’s Indian business scope and value.

Highest Paid CEOs in India 2023 #3 – Rajesh Gopinathan 

Highest Paid CEOs in India - Rajesh Gopinathan

Rajesh Gopinathan former CEO and MD at Tata Consulting Services. In 1996, he joined the Tata Strategic Management Group, where he worked on numerous projects with Tata businesses. Rajesh stepped down from the role of CEO and MD in May 2023. 

Rajesh received 29.16 Cr compensation in FY 23, which is 0.01% of the company’s revenue and 0.06% of the company’s net profit. The compensation received by him was a 13.17% increase in compensation over FY22. 

Highest Paid CEOs in India 2023 #4 – Sanjiv Mehta

Sanjiv Mehta

Sanjiv Mehta former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Sanjiv steps down from the role of CEO and Chairman in June 2023. As president of the cluster that includes enterprises in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal, Sanjiv Mehta oversees Unilever’s operations in South Asia. 

He received Rs 22.36 Cr as compensation in FY23, which is 0.03% of the company’s total turnover and 0.22% of the company’s net profit.

Highest Paid CEOs in India 2023 #5 – Puneet Chhatwal

Puneet Chhatwal is a Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL). IHCL appointed Puneet as MD & CEO in June 2018. Puneet received compensation of Rs. 18.32 Cr in FY23, which is 0.3% of the company’s revenue and 1.7% of the company’s net profit in FY23. 

He has nearly four decades of leadership experience in renowned hotel chains in Europe and North America. He is a worldwide professional. 

Written By Sheshadri N

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