Slideshow | India’s best paid executives

A look at India’s top ten best paid executives
  • A look at India’s top ten best paid executives.
  • Naveen Jindal, chairman and managing director of Jindal Steel, continues to be India’s highest paid top executive for the third consecutive year, with a compensation package of `73.4 crore—a hike of 9% from the previous year.
  • Kalanithi Maran, executive chairman of Sun TV Network, received a package of `57 crore, even after taking a pay cut of 11.48%.
  • Kavery Kalanithi, executive director at Sun TV Network, took home `57 crore, despite taking a pay cut of 11.48%.
  • Pawan Munjal, Hero MotoCorp’s managing director and chief executive, received a package of `34.47 crore, 30.22% higher than last year.
  • Brijmohan Lall Munjal, chairman of Hero Motocorp, received compensation of `34.44 crore, 28.72% more than the previous year.
  • The compensation package of P.R. Ramasubrahmaneya Rajha, chairman and managing director, Madras Cements, rose 87.76% to `29.34 crore from the year before.
  • B.G. Raghupathy, chairman and managing director, BGR Energy Systems, received a largely unchanged package of `25.98 crore.
  • Murali K. Divi, chairman and managing director, Divi’s Laboratories, got a hike of 42.1% for 2011-12 for a package of `23.15 crore.
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman, UltraTech Cements, was paid `22.51 crore, 72.33% higher than last year.
  • Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman and managing director, Bharti Airtel. His package for 2011-12 was `21.29 crore, 22.62% lower than the previous year.