Sri Lankan Australian woman tops highest paid CEO list

British-born, Sri Lankan Australian Shemara Wikramanayake has topped Australia’s highest-paid CEO list, the media reported

Nov 30, 2021
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Wikramanayake, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Macquaire Group

British-born, Sri Lankan Australian Shemara Wikramanayake has topped Australia’s highest-paid CEO list, the media reported.

Wikramanayake, thevChief Executive Officer (CEO) of Macquaire Group, received a reported pay of $ 15.97 million in the 12 months to June, according to The Australian Financial Review’s annual list. The list is compiled by OpenDirector.

Wickramanayake, who is the daughter of a Sri Lankan migrant, also made history by being the first-ever female CEO of Macquarie Group, where she has worked since 1987.

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