Google & Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai earned Rs 2145 Crore in 2019 as salary. He is among the highest-paid executives in the world. In 2019, Pichai’s annual compensation was $281 million which is equivalent in INR to Rs 2,145 crore. This is roughly Rs 6 crore a day salary. As per the company’s regulator filing, his compensation is 1,085 times the average of total pay of Alphabet employees.
According to the filing, in 2019, the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee at Google maintained salary for Sundar at $650,000. However, effective January 1, 2020, the committee increased Pichai’s annual salary to $2 million in recognition of his expanded role as CEO of Alphabet and Google.
Other than this he also received a $90 million performance stock units , PSU award. Pichai also received restricted stock units, GSU awards including $120 million (vesting quarterly in 12 equal installments starting March 25, 2020) and $30 million award (vesting quarterly in 4 equal installments).
The vast majority of his compensation package is stock awards, it will be depended on the company’s stock return relative to other companies in the S&P 100 index.
In a December 2019 filing, the company informed that Pichai will take home $240 million (Rs 1,707 crore) stock package on top of a $2 million (Rs 14.2 crore) annual salary in 2020.