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Erik Meijer: A Dutch marketing maverick learns the lingo of RI telecommunications

  • Mariel Grazella

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, September 15 2012   /  09:32 am

(JP)What makes Erik Meijer a recognizable face in the telecommunication industry?

Conviviality, many colleagues answered about the new chief commercial officer of PT Indosat.

“He is adept in human relations, plus he shows regard to those senior to him,” said Setyanto P. Santosa, the chairman of the Indonesian Telematics Society (Mastel) with over two decades of experience in the telecommunications industry.

Koesmarihati Koesnowarso, another telecommunications veteran who currently acts as a special adviser at a directorate in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, concurred.

“He is amiable to everyone, and this eased negotiations connected to the construction of base transmission stations in various places,” she said.

Koesmarihati, whom the Dutch national calls Ibu Koes, served as the first chief executive officer of PT Telk...