BOSTON— Akhil Johri, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of United Technologies Corp., topped the list of 25 highest paid Indian-American Chief Financial Officers of public companies in the United States, according to a report released by the IndUS Business Journal.

“It is exciting to see that at least two women have made to this exclusive list,” said Upendra Mishra, publisher of the IndUS Business Journal. “This list includes companies in all areas and its shows the diversity of businesses where Indian-Americans hold top leadership positions.”

The two women in the list are: Meera Rao, Chief Financial Officer of Monolithic Power Systems, who made $2.58 million; and Shalini Sharp, Chief Financial Officer of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, who made $2.38 million.

The list is based on the total compensation in 2015, including base salary, bonus, incentives and stock award value. The report is compiled based on public documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, public records and news reports.

Here is the list of highest paid Indian-Americans CFOs of publica companies ranked by total compensation in 2015:

Akhil Johri

Akhil Johri

Rank # 1

Name: Akhil Johri

Title: Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Company: UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP

Headquarters:  Hartford, CT

Total Compensation: $12.37 million

Rank # 2

Name: Krishna Shivram

Title: Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Company: WEATHERFORD INTL PLC

Headquarters:  Houston, TX

Total Compensation: $4.92 million

Rank # 3

Name: Vikas Sinha

Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Company: ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC

Headquarters:  Cheshire, CT

Total Compensation: $4.74 million

Rank # 4

Name: Bedi Ajay Singh

Title: Chief Financial Officers

Company: NEWS CORP

Headquarters: New York, NY

Total Compensation: $4.51 million

Rank # 5

Name: Rajesh Kalathur

Title: Senior Vice President and CFO

Company: DEERE & CO

Headquarters: Moline, IL

Total Compensation: $4.35 million

Rank # 6

Name: Manmeet S. Soni

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: PHARMACYCLICS INC

Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA

Total Compensation: $3.52 million

Rank # 7

Name: Rajesh K. Agrawal

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: WESTERN UNION CO

Headquarters:  Englewood, CO

Total Compensation: $2.63 million

Meera Rao (Photo: Linked in)

Meera Rao (Photo: Linked in)

Rank # 8

Name: Meera Rao

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS

Headquarters: San Jose, CA

Total Compensation: $2.58 million

Shalini Sharp (Photo: Linkedin)

Shalini Sharp (Photo: Linkedin)

Rank # 9

Name: Shalini Sharp

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: ULTRAGENYX PHARMACEUTICAL

Headquarters: Novato, CA

Total Compensation: $2.38 million

Rank # 10

Name: Amit Muni

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: WISDOMTREE INVESTMENTS

Headquarters:  New York, NY

Total Compensation: $2.37 million

Rank # 11

Name: Manik H. Jhangiani

Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Company: COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS US

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

Total Compensation: $2.33 million

Rank # 12

Name: Arun Nayar

Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Company: TYCO INTERNATIONAL PLC

Headquarters: Princeton, NJ

Total Compensation: $2.11 million

Rank # 13

Name: Harpreet S. Grewal

Title: Executive Vice President and CFO

Company: CONSTANT CONTACT INC

Headquarters: Waltham, MA

Total Compensation: $2.20 million

Rank # 14

Name: Ganesh Moorthy

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC

Headquarters: Chandler, AZ

Total Compensation: $1.97 million

Rank # 15

Name: Anurup Pruthi

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: CHILDRENS PLACE INC

Headquarters: Secaucus, NJ

Total Compensation: $1.94 million

Rank # 16

Name: Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: WABCO HOLDINGS INC.

Headquarters: Piscataway, NJ

Total Compensation: $1.93 million

Rank # 17

Name: Satish Rishi

Title:  Chief Financial Officer

Company: RAMBUS INC

Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA

Total Compensation: $1.85 million

Rank # 18

Name: Vaseem Mahboob

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: ENDOLOGIX INC

Headquarters: Irvine, Calif.

Total Compensation: $1.74 million

Rank # 19

Name: Arvind Dharia

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: MADDEN STEVEN LTD

Headquarters: Long Island, NY

Total Compensation: $1.52 million

Rank # 20

Name: Adeel Khan

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: Rexford Industrial Realty

Headquarters: Los Angeles, Calif.

Total Compensation: $1.51 million

Rank #21

Name: Ashish R. Parikh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST

Headquarters: Harrisburg, PA

Total Compensation: $1.5 million

Rank #22

Name: Ranjan Kalia

Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Company: VIRTUSA CORP

Headquarters: Westborough, MA

Total Compensation: $1.43 million

Rank #23

Name: Rajeev Bhalla

Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Company: CIRCOR International’s

Headquarters: Burlington, MA

Total Compensation: $1.42 million

Rank # 24

Name: Amit Singhi

Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Company: FLIR Systems

Headquarters: Wilsonville, OR

Total Compensation: $1.36 million

Rank # 25

Name: Atish D. Shah

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: HYATT HOTELS CORP

Headquarters: Chicago, IL

Total Compensation: $1.27 million.

IndUS Business Journal

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