Neal Mohan To Laxman Narasimhan, Indian-origin CEOs Leading Top Companies – News18

Neal Mohan is the CEO of YouTube.

Born in Pune, Maharashtra, Laxman Narasimhan is the CEO of Starbucks. Before this, Narasimhan played the role of Global Chief Commercial Officer at PepsiCo.

From Microsoft to Google to Starbucks, the majority of the world’s leading companies are now headed by Indian-origin CEOs. Sundar Pichai to Satya Nadella, about three dozen Indian-origin CEOs manage global businesses worth $1 trillion. While most of the companies belong to the IT sector, some have also achieved milestones with the companies in the healthcare and industrial sectors.

Hailing from a middle-class family, these Indian-origin employees created a name for themselves in the business world after starting their careers with ordinary jobs. Satya Nadella, Shantanu Narayen, Sanjay Mehrotra, Arvind Krishan and Sundar Pichai are some of the highest-paid Indian CEOs of American companies. While these are globally famous, many Indian-origin CEOs have garnered a similar level of success in the tech and other sectors. Let us take a look at their estimated salary and net worth.

Neal Mohan

Neal Mohan is currently the CEO of YouTube. Before this, he worked as Vice President at Google. After completing high school at St. Francis College, Mohan returned to America and enrolled at Stanford University. He obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1996. According to a report by DNA, Neil Mohan’s monthly salary is around Rs 3.1 crore.

Nikesh Arora

This Indian holds the post of CEO at Palo Alto Networks. Nikesh Arora started his career in the finance sector by working at Fidelity Investments and T-Mobile. He gained fame while working at Google. Arora garnered headlines in 2014 after he was recruited for a record package of $135 million in Japan. According to reports, Nikesh Arora’s stake in his current company is worth $830 million. As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, his overall net worth has touched $1.5 billion.

Vivek Sankaran

Vivek Sankaran joined Albertsons Companies as President and CEO in 2019. Before this, he was associated with PepsiCo. Vivek Shankaran started his career after doing mechanical engineering at IIT Chennai. He receives $8,639,520 annual salary from the company.

Vasant Narasimhan

Indian-American doctor, Vasant Vas Narasimhan, is the CEO of Novartis. He took control of the company as the CEO in 2018. Today, Novartis is one of the largest pharmaceutical operations in the world. Vasant Narasimhan’s estimated annual salary in the company is Rs 79.67 crore.

Laxman Narasimhan

Born in Pune, Maharashtra, Laxman Narasimhan is the CEO of Starbucks. Before this, Narasimhan played the role of Global Chief Commercial Officer at PepsiCo. Before PepsiCo, he worked for 19 years at McKinsey & Company. According to the information given by the company to the Securities and Exchange Commission in America, Laxman Narasimhan’s annual salary is $1.3 million.