Revealed: Australia’s highest paid HR professionals

by HCA26 Feb 2014
Obviously, it isn’t all about the money – but it certainly helps! HC rounded up some of the top salaries of HR pros – as published by Businessweek – how do you measure up?

Karen Wood: $4,716,000
President of corporate affairs/president of people and public affairs at BHP Billiton.

Hugo Bagué: $3,362,000
Group executive of organisational resources at Rio Tinto.

Michaela J Healey: $1,845,964
Group executive of people, communications and governance at NAB.

Nicholas Peter Smith: $1,466,000
Group senior vice president of HR at Brambles Limited.

Debra Jane Stirling: $1,163,000
Executive general manager of people and communications at Newcrest Mining.

Dharma Chandran: $1,058,495
Chief HR officer at Leighton Holdings.

Sam J. Toppenberg: $774,411
Executive general manager of HR at Adelaide Brighton.

Paula Bauchinger: $705,596
Group executive of HR services at David Jones.

Michelle Williams: $484,667
HR executive at Fairfax Media.

Anne Rein: $328,374
Group general manager of people and business improvement at Cabcharge Australia.



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