Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amitabh Chaudhry
Axis Bank managing director and chief executive officer (MD & CEO) "Amitabh Chaudhry" was the highest-paid private bank chief in India in the previous financial year, drawing a total of Rs 7.62 crore in annual salary, as per the bank’s FY22 annual report.
Chaudhry was also separately granted a total of 412,938 stock options of Axis Bank during FY22, on the basis of approval received from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Axis Bank annual report said. The stock options were granted at Rs 726.25 per share.
“The vesting schedule for the said stock options is 30 percent options after expiry of one year, 30 percent options after expiry of two years and balance 40 percent options after expiry of three years from the date of grant.
Chaudhry was followed by IndusInd Bank chief Sumant Kathpalia, who made over Rs 7.31 crore in annual salary in FY22. Kathpalia was followed by ICICI Bank MD Sandeep Bakhshi, who earned Rs 7.05 crore in annual salary last fiscal, as per the bank’s annual report.
HDFC Bank MD & CEO Sashidhar Jagdishan
pulled in Rs 6.51 crore
during the previous fiscal, while Bandhan Bank MD C.S. Ghosh drew Rs 4.35 in annual salary in FY22. HDFC Bank executive director Kaizad Bharucha, meanwhile, earned more than the lender’s MD during the previous fiscal, drawing a total of Rs 10.64 crore, including performance bonuses.Source : Money Control