1. Naveen Jindal $14.68 million
Naveen Jindal is the chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited, a part of the big diversified $17billion O.P Jindal group. He is also a Member Of Parliament (MP) from Kurukshetra Lok Sabha seat. The commerce graduate from Hansraj College of Delhi University has done his MBA from University Of Texas at Dallas in 1992. He is the highest paid CEO of India with the payout of $14.68 million.
2. Kalanithi Maran $11.4 million
Kalanithi Maran is an Indian media moghul and the chairman and Managing Director of Sun Group. He has done his schooling from Chennai and did an MBA from University Of Scranton. Sun Group is the most profitable media network in Asia and is the owner of IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. His payout for last year was $11.4 million. His wife Kavery Kalanithi shares the second position with a payout of $11.4 million.
3. Kumar Mangalam Birla $9.42 million
Kumar Mangalam Birla is the Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest Business corporations of India and one of the most respected industrialist of the country. The commerce graduate from Bombay University and a CA from ICAI did his MBA from London Business School, London, UK. At the age of 28 he became the chairman of Aditya birla group due to death of his father, Aditya Birla. His payment for last year was $9.42 million.
4. Pawan kant Munjal $6.89 million.
Pawan Munjal is the Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of Hero MotoCorp Limited. He is also a Member of Executive Board at Indian School of Business. He is an Engineering graduate in Mechanical engineering. He has been an Executive Member of Hero MotoCorp since 1986. His Payout of last year for his services was of $6.89 million.
5. Brijmohan Lall Munjal $6.88 million
Brijmohan LAll Munjal is the founder of the Hero MotoCorp which owns Hero Honda motors in India. He got awarded with ‘Padma Bhushan’ in march 2005 for his excellent works towards Indian auto mobile industry. He was also featured in list of Most Admired CEOs by magazine “Business Barons”. His payout for his services was $6.88 million last year.
6. P. R. Subrahmaneya Rajha $5.86 million
P. R. Subrahmaneya Rajha is the Chairman and Managing Director of Madras Cement Ltd. He is a board member of about 20 companies. At the age of 81 years he is doing his work with perfection. His efforts made his company a trusted name in Indian and International market. His compensation for last fiscal year was $5.86 million.
7. B G Raghupathy $5.19 million
B G Raghupathy is the Chief Managing Director of BGR Energy, he is a Bachelor of Chemistry from the University of Madras. The company was founded in 1985 by him as a joint venture with GEA Energietecnik, Germany. From 34 years he is commanding over the field of marketing, sales and management for BGR Energy. His payout for last year was of $5.19 million.
8. Sajjan Jindal $5.06 million
Sajjan Jindal is the Chairman, Managing Director of JSW Steel, which is the third largest steel producer of India. He is also the immediate-ex President of ASSOCHAM. He is the elder brother of Naveen Jindal (Rank 1). He is a mechanical engineer from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology. His payout for last year was of $5.06 million.
9. Murali K Divi $4.63 million
Dr. Divi is the CMD of Divis Laboratories, he holds a doctorate degree in pharmaceutical science from Kakatiya University, Warangal. Divis manufacture API’s for the Generics, Carotenoids and Nutraceuticals. Divis Laboratories established its first manufacturing facility in 1995. The payout for its CMD was of $4.63 million for last year.
10. Sunil Bharti Mittal $4.25 million
Sunil Bharti Mittal is the Executive Chairman of Bharti Airtel. The company’s turnover is $8.3 billion and the company is India’s largest GSm based mobile phone service provider. He was also awarded with ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 2007 for his excellence in business. He is an Arts and Science graduate from Ludhiana, Punjab. His payout for the last year was of $4.25 million.