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Ex-Mandiri banker nabs top job at Inalum

  • Farida Susanty
    Farida Susanty

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, September 14, 2017 | 03:23 pm
Ex-Mandiri banker nabs top job at Inalum State-Owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno (right) talks with Budi Gunadi Sadikin before holding a press conference after a Cabinet meeting at the State Palace on Aug.12. (Antara/Widodo S. Jusuf)

State-owned aluminum producer PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Inalum) has officially welcomed the former president director of state lender Bank Mandiri, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, as its new president director.

The news was confirmed by former Inalum president director Winardi. He said Budi, who previously served as a special staffmember for State-Owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno, had taken over his job.

"[The position] of president director has been handed over to Budi Gunadi," he told the press on Thursday.

Winardi said he would begin a new position as management director at state fertilizer holding company PT Pupuk Indonesia.

"I'm sure he [Budi] will do better," Winardi said.

Inalum is said to be a holding company for mining firms under the government’s restructuring plan.

Read also: Restructuring of major state firms in motion

Inalum may be mandated to take a majority stake in gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of United States-based mining giant Freeport McMoRan, by 2019 at the latest. (gda)

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