Salary: Rs 73 crore ($12.2 million)
Francisco D’Souza has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, in both operational and advisory roles. Effective 1 January 2007, D’Souza was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Cognizant. He oversees much of the operations and business development of the company, working closely with Cognizant clients who are using offshore resources to execute large software development and maintenance projects
Salary: Rs 30 crore ($5.08 million)
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.
CEO, Tata Consultancy Services
Salary: Rs 18.68 crore ($3.2 mn)
Salary: Rs 16.2 crore ($2.7 mn)
#5.T K Kurien
T K Kurien
Salary: Rs 6.55 crore ($1.1 mn)