NRI Sanjay Jha highest paid CEO in USA
India born Sanjay Jha is the highest paid Chief Executive Officer in the United States of America according to the WSJ CEO Compensation Study conducted by management consulting firm Hay Group which is based on an analysis of CEO pay of the first 200 US companies with fiscal year 2008 revenue of at least USD 5 billion
Mobile phone maker Motorola’s chief Sanjay Jha has emerged America’s top paid CEO with a total payout of over USD 104 million in 2008.
Occidental’s Ray Irani is at a distant second with USD 49.9 million and Walt Disney’s Robert Iger (USD 49.7 million) at the third slot.
Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo is at the 36th slot with a pay package of USD 13.98 million.