Hary Tanoesoedibjo is an Indonesian entrepreneur even though he was recently popular as a political figure. Today, he holds a strategic role in several famous companies in Indonesia, including MNC Group (where he serves as a CEO), Global Mediacom, and Bhakti Investama brand. He also has become a major speaker for various seminars and a lecturer in finance company, strategic management, and investment for the magister program in some universities. In other words, has become an ideal type of entrepreneur from whom you can have valuable knowledge and inspiration.
Profile of Hary Tanoesoedibjo
Bambang Hary Iswanto Tanoesoedibjo was born in Surabaya on September 26, 1965. The youngest of three children, he grew up in Surabaya. After finishing his Senior High School in Surabaya, he continued his study to Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, where he obtained Bachelor of Commerce in 1988. He got Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Ottawa University in 1989.
In 2011, Forbes magazine released a list of the richest men in Indonesia, and the father of five children was nominated to be one of them. His career still keeps going as the time goes by. He once was a treasurer of KONI. Among his friends, Hary Tanoe is recognized as disciplined and skilled person. Because of his intelligence, Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who was married to Liliana Tanaja, becomes one of the most important persons in Indonesia. Good capability in management has made his companies achieve more profits and development.
Career History in business
Indeed, Hary Tanoe was born from a businessman father. Perhaps, that is why he has been bestowed with managerial competence and intuition since a very young age. In 1989, after finishing his study in Ottawa, he established PT. Bahkti Investama Tbk, a company that specializes in investment business, where he also serves as a shareholder and Executive President. In 2000, when the national economic was faced with monetary crises, PT. Bahkti Investama Tbk even expanded its business activities by acquiring PT. Bimantara Citra Tbk, whose name was then changed to PT. Global Mediacom Tbk.
Hary Tanoe focuses many of his companies in telecommunication and broadcasting media. For example, he serves as a President Director of Global Mediacom, which manages GlobalTV Channel; PT. Rajawali Cittra Televisi Indonesia, which manages RCTI Channel; and Media Nusantara Citra Tbk, which manages MNCTV Channel. They are national-scale television channels. He also leads Indovision, a cable television network.
In addition, Hary Tanoe plays an important role in telecommunication company, PT. Mobile-8 Telecom Tbk, Seputar Indonesia Daily, Trijaya FM (a radio channel), Genie (a youth tabloid), and Trust (a business and economy magazine).