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Managements of MRT Jakarta, Transjakarta restructured

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, October 30, 2018   /   08:19 am
Managements of MRT Jakarta, Transjakarta restructured Worker activities at the construction of MRT Jakarta Bundaran HI station, Central Jakarta, June 25. City-owned companies PT MRT Jakarta and PT Transjakarta restructured their management on Monday. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

The Jakarta administration restructured on Monday the management of two city-owned companies specializing in transportation, PT MRT Jakarta and PT Transjakarta.

The operator of the city’s MRT, PT MRT Jakarta, announced changes to its board of directors and board of commissioners in Jakarta on Monday, as stated in a press statement made available to The Jakarta Post.

The announcement was made following a shareholders meeting held on Friday.

Muhammad Effendi was appointed as director of operation and maintenance replacing Agung Wicaksono, who now serves as president director of city bus operator PT Transjakarta. In PT Transjakarta, Agung is replacing Budi Kaliwono, who had served in the position since early 2016. 

Ghamal Peris was appointed as MRT Jakarta’s director of business development and support. Ghamal had served as senior adviser in MRT Jakarta since early 2018. 

The shareholders meeting also appointed Mukhtasor as MRT Jakarta’s new commissioner.

The job handover was held on Monday in the company’s head office in Central Jakarta.

Separately, the PT Transjakarta shareholder's meeting appointed a member of the Governor’s Team for Accelerated Development (TGUPP), Achmad Izzul Waro, as director of development and service.

Transportation expert Danang Parikesit was appointed as commissioner, replacing Andri Yansyah, who is serving as the head of the Jakarta Manpower Agency.

Also, Welfizon Yuza, who previously served double positions as director of finance and director of service and development, is now focused as the director of finance.

The Jakarta supervisory head of regional-owned companies, Yurianto, expressed hope that the new management would be more solid and professional in order to provide better performance. 

“PT Transportasi Jakarta and PT MRT Jakarta are expected to contribute more to the city’s economy,” he said as quoted by Antara. (sau)