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3 Indian origin men among highest paid: Fortune

india Updated: Sep 16, 2009 19:01 IST

Sanjay Jha of Motorola and Vikram Pandit of Citigroup are among the three who have made it to the league of top 25 highest paid men in the world.

According to the list published by Fortune and compiled by executive compensation research firm Equilar Inc, Motorola Co-CEO and CEO, Mobile Devices Sanjay K Jha with a total annual compensation of $104.5 million for the year 2008 was ranked second in the list.

While, Citigroup Chief Executive Officer Vikram S Pandit with a total compensation of $38.2 million for 2008 was ranked 14th and Dinesh C Paliwal, Harman International Industries Vice-Chairman, President, and CEO with an aggregate compensation of $30.4 million secured the 25th position.

The list was topped by Aubrey K McClendon Chairman and CEO of Chesapeake Energy, whose total compensation amounted to a whopping $112.5 million.

The top five highest paid men in the world include Aubrey K McClendon of Chesapeake Energy ($112.5 million), Sanjay Jha of Motorola ($104.5 million), Lawrence Ellison of Oracle ($84.5 million), Richard Adkerson of Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold ($72.3 million) and Bob R Simpson of XTO Energy ($53.5 million).