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Fred L. Manibog: CEO with a dream of becoming a public school teacher

  • Burhanuddin Abe

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sat, September 10 2011   /  07:00 am

With a 20 year career at PT Intraco Penta Tbk, Fred L. Manibog has demonstrated a strong commitment and loyalty toward the company which is the authorized agent and distributor of Volvo heavy equipment, mostly dump trucks and excavators with a total sales value of US$400,000.

As a country with huge natural resources, especially in the exploitation of mineral resources or mining, Indonesia is a promising market for the sale and leasing of heavy equipment according to Fred.

More so as the mining areas in Indonesia are often located in difficult terrain with lots of rain forests and the widespread mining concession areas clearly need the support of heavy equipment companies like Intraco.

In addition the government’s focus on infrastructure development is another potential segment. However, said Fred, Intraco Penta’s main focus is on sales of heavy equipment to mini...