About Us

Abed Nego – President Commissioner

An Indonesian citizen, 42 years old, Abed Nego earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from STIE Indonesian Business and Informatics Institute (IBII) in 1996 and Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University in 2001. He joined Rajawali Group in 2003 holding the position of Personal Assistant to Chairman and CEO until 2007. Later, he held the positions of GM Finance and Treasury at PT Rajawali Corpora from 2007 until 2008, Chief Treasury & Investment at Bentoel Group in 2008 and 2009, Finance & Sales Director at PT Internasional Prima Coal from 2010 until 2013, Director at PT Golden Eagle Energy Tbk. from 2011 until 2016, Finance Director at PT Rajawali Corpora for the 2013 – 2015 period, and in 2015 and 2016, he was entrusted with the position of Deputy CFO at PT Archi Indonesia. Currently, he is Deputy Managing Director CFO at PT Rajawali Corpora since September 2016. Prior to joining Rajawali Group, he was Manager – Investment Banking at PT Danareksa (Company) from 2001 until 2003, Senior Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) from 1996 until 1999, and Junior Consultant at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International in 1995 and 1996.

Satrio Tjai – Commissioner

An Indonesian citizen, 35 years old, Satrio Tjai earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Tarumanegara University in 2004 and obtained his Accounting Degree from University of Indonesia in 2006. He is currently Deputy Managing Director at PT Rajawali Corpora, Vice President Director at PT Metropolitan Televisindo (“Rajawali Televisi/RTV” Network), and President Commissioner at PT Archi Indonesia. Previously, he held the positions of Deputy GM Agriculture at PT Rajawali Corpora in 2012, Personal Assistant to Chairman & CEO at PT Rajawali Corpora from 2010 until 2012, and KPI & Performance Improvement Manager at PT Rajawali Corpora in 2009 and 2010. Before he joined Rajawali Group in 2009, he had been Assistant Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) from 2004 until 2009.

Letjen (Purn) M. Alfan Baharudin – Independent Commissioner

An Indonesian citizen, 60 years old, Lieutenant General (Ret.) M. Alfan Baharudin was an Indonesian Navy official, who graduated from Naval Academy in 1981. He was the 18th Commander of the Marine Corps 18 and led Jala Mengkara Detachment (Denjaka), a Naval elite corps with the combined personnel from KOPASKA and Yontaifib. In 2012, he was entrusted with leading National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), the position he held until 2014. He is the recipient of various service medals for his services in the military, including Bintang Yudha Dharma Naraya, Bintang Jalasena Pratama, Bintang Jalasena Nararya, and others.

Benny Setiawan – President Director

An Indonesian citizen, 45 years old, Benny Setiawan earned his degree in Business Administration from Stephen M. Ross, School of Business, University of Michigan in 1994. He commenced his career in the banking industry in 1994 as Management Associate at Citibank, N.A Jakarta. From 1998 until 2001, he held the position of Vice President of Treasury – Interbank Spot Trader at Citibank, N.A Jakarta and later, he was appointed as Vice President of Treasury – Regional Currency Option and Derivative Trader at Citibank, N.A, Singapore in 2001 dan 2002. He was previously Vice President of Treasury and Finance at PT Raja Garuda Mas from 2003 until 2006, Head of APRIL Indonesia (a holding company of PT Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper, PT Riau Andalan Kertas, and PT Riau Prima Energi), and Commissioner at PT Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper from 2006 until 2008, as well as Deputy President Director of PT RGE Indonesia from 2006 until 2011. The last position he was entrusted with since 2015 was Deputy Managing Director at PT Rajawali Corpora.

Herwan Gozali – Director

An Indonesian Citizen, 52 years old. He has been serving as Director of Operation of the Company since August 1999 pursuant to the Act of AGMS No. 35 dated 12 August 1999. Joining in the Company since 1989, he once held several strategic positions, Finance Manager (1989-1993), General Manager of Operation (1993-1995) and Deputy Director (1995-1998). He also serves as Commissioner and Director of the Company's subsidiaries. He once joined as Public Accounting Firm of Sayuti Gazali as Supervisor (1986-1989). He earned a Degree in Accounting from Faculty of Economics from Bung Hatta University in Jakarta in 1988.

Shafruhan Sinungan – Independent Director

An Indonesia Citizen, 58 years old. He has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company since September 2012 pursuant to the Act of AGMS No. 32 dated 24 September 2012. He is also the Branch Manager of PT Astra International Tbk. He has extensive experience of more than 12 years in Organization of Land Transportation (Organda) of DKI Jakarta (since 1997) as well as Vice Chairman of Organda DKI Jakarta, Chairman of Bus and Microbus and Executive Board of DKI Jakarta. He once joined in PT Surya Kencana Mobilindo as President Commissioner (1994-2001), PT Astra International Tbk as Sales Manager (1995- 1999), PT Astra Internasional Tbk as Sales Supervisor (1993-1995), PT Putra Tunggal Aneka as Commissioner (1987-1995), and PT Astra International – Toyota as Special Project Officer for Government and Public Transportation (1987-1993). He earned a Degree in Economics majoring Management from Faculty of Economics from Borobudur University in Jakarta in 1982