CEO is the position that monitors the overall growth of the company. In large corporations, the CEOs handle the high-level strategic decisions. Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft. He is the CEO with an Indian native and a high market cap. His wealth is around $1920 BN. Google CEO is in the second position with a market cap of $1209 BN. Vasant Narasimhan has a market cap of $182. He is in the third position. The above names reflect the reputation of Indians in the international market. Let us focus on the Indian companies and the top CEOS of leading Indian companies. Indian CEOs earn the high salary from top companies. In this blog, the top CEOs in 2023 are the rolling point. The following list talks about the skills and background of Indian CEOs.
Thierry Delaporte is a graduate in economics and finance from SciencesPo Paris. He has a master’s degree in law from Sorbonne University. He is the CEO of Wipro Technologies. He gets a salary of 82.4 crores per annum. He is the highest-paid CEO working in India. He has around 28 years of service in the IT industry. He is currently living in Paris. He had travelled to multiple countries around the world. He is the co-founder of Life Project 4 Youth. It is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on the social and professional importance of youth below the poverty line. He says the 2024-year plans of Wipro are focused towards AI and upskilling beginners. At Wipro, the plans are with a centralisation of employees, clients and communities. Thierry was holding the CEO position of Cap Gemini before to Wipro. He joined Wipro in 2020. The official term of Delaporte is until 2025. The operating performance of Thierry Delaporte is associated with an experience of diminishing margins, moderate growth and notable exodus. Wipro stock prices faced a notable seven per cent surge on December 22. Analysts say that the company is looking for plans to enhance turnaround activities.
Abhay Bhutada is the CEO of Poonawalla Finance. It is a non-banking finance company with lending in retail and commercial terms. His salary is 78 crore per annum. He stands in the second position for the highest-paid CEO of India. Abhay is a chartered accountant. He is interested in enhancing the customer experience with technology backup. He is from Lahur, Maharashtra. In 2005, he completed his graduation in commerce. He is from Symbiosis international university. He started his profession in 2010. His first job was with the Bank of India as a SME finance professional. He had received multiple awards for entrepreneurship. In 2016, he started TAB Capital Limited. It is a NBFC with digital lending for retail, consumer and MSME lending. He started Poona Walla Finance Private Limited in 2019. He is the co-founder. He works as the CEO of Poonawalla Fincorp. The Poonawalla Fincorp received an AAA rating from CARE and CRISIL. He actively participates in corporate social responsibility in the education and healthcare sectors. Abhay has received the following awards that reflect his efficiency: Promising Entrepreneur of India 2019, 40 Under 40 Most Influential Leader, and Young Entrepreneur of India 2017. Poonawala Fincorp is a part of the Cyrus Poonawalla group with headquarters in Pune. The company offers attractive loans such as personal, professional, property, and car loans.
Sandeep Kalra is the CEO of Persistent Systems. He is earning a salary of 62 crores per annum. He is a graduate of IIM, Calcutta. He has 16 years of experience in HCL technologies. He worked in outsourced product engineering and pharmaceuticals verticals. After HCL technologies, his journey was with Symphony Teleca. He was part of implementing digital transformation solutions for firms and enterprises. Forbes appreciated Persistent as one of the four midcap firms contributing to the growth of Indian IT Industries. The company has received the CNBC-TV18’s 19th edition business leader awards. The company was recognised as the most promising company of the year. Analysts from Gartner, Everest Group, ISG Zinnov, and Constellation Research say Persistent Systems has doubled its revenue and fortified its reach in different verticals and business lines. Business Today recently honoured Sandeep with an award for the 2023 Best CEO in the IT/ITES industry.
Nitin Rakesh is the CEO of M-phasis. He is earning a salary of 60 crores per annum. He had completed a bachelor of engineering in computer science from the Delhi Institute of Technology. He is an Indian-American businessman. He introduced the C=X2Cs =1 as a formula to drive multiple dimensions of business and digital transformation. Rakesh was part of M-phasis Sparkles. The M-phasis Sparkles encourage the innovative ideas of start-ups for big corporations. The company opens the door to the products of start-up companies to incorporate with Mphasis solutions. Rakesh is acting as a member of many global institutions.
Salil Parekh is the CEO of Infosys. He is earning a salary of 56.44 crore per annum. He was earning 71.02 crore in 2022. The salary went down with a decline of 21 per cent. He has an Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. He has been leading Infosys since 2018. Salil Parekh had helped Infosys for cloud services and digital transformation. He has won accolades reflecting his efficiency over the years. The awards are as follows: Best IT CEO 2022, Fortune India, and Best CEO 2022 for large companies, BT-PWC India, Leadership award from Forbes India in the private sector for 2021 and CEO of the Year from Business Standard annual awards.
The Indian CEOs are contributing to the supply chain management. And Indian CEOs understand the geopolitical conflicts. The trade patterns and geopolitical impact are volatile. Elon Musk expressed in a recent conversation that CEOs of Indian origin are leading the top tech and non-tech companies. The list is increasing in numbers. The followers of Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX commented that the Indians are hard-working people. One of his followers commented that India is the CEO of the moon’s southern pole marking the victory of Chandrayaan. The conversation is a glimpse that conveys the message that Indians are valued in the global market. The marketable skills of the Indians thrust the global companies to invest in India. Education and training is the sector that creates the top professionals and grabs the attention of the world population in India. Technology and finance professionals become the top CEOs.