An Indonesian citizen, born in 1960, he has served as President Director of PT Astra International Tbk since March 1, 2010 and was previously a Director of the Company from 2001 to 2010. He currently also serves as President Commissioner of PT United Tractors Tbk and PT Astra Honda Motor.
Prior to joining the Company in 1990, he was the Sales Engineering Manager at Daimler-Benz Indonesia. In Astra, he had served as, among others, President Commissioner of PT Pamapersada Nusantara (2007–2009), Vice President Commissioner of PT Federal International Finance (2007-2010), President Commissioner of PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk (2010-2017), Vice President Commissioner of PT Toyota-Astra Motor (2010-2015) and Vice President Commissioner of PT Astratel Nusantara (2013- 2015).
He received a Dipl.-Ing. In Mechanical Engineering from the University of A. Sc. Konstanz, Germany in 1984 and Dipl.- Wirtschaftsing. in Business Administration from the University of A. Sc. Bochum, Germany in 1986. In 2014, he was awarded Asia Business Leader of The Year from CNBC.
Astra’s business operations across Indonesia are run through 212 subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates, and supported by 218,463 employees. As one of the nation’s largest business groups today, Astra has built a strong reputation through a diverse and quality products and services offering, with due observance to good corporate governance and environmental governance standards.
Astra continually aspires to become a corporate citizen that is considered to be a pride of the nation, one who is actively involved in the national efforts to improve the welfare of the Indonesian people. To this end, Astra runs business activities by a balanced combination of the business’ commercial interests and non-business contributions through ongoing social responsibility programs focused on four basic areas: education, environment, small and medium enterprises (SME) development and health.