How Michael Hartono Promoted McDonald’s Breakfast Menu through National Breakfast Day

As the richest Indonesian in Forbes list, Michael Hartono has vast range of business area, including at Indonesian branch of McDonald’s. One of his success stories in McDonald’s Indonesia was his effort during National Breakfast Day last year, which made him arrange all 120 outlets of McDonald’s in Indonesia to distribute breakfast menu. Since fast Read more about How Michael Hartono Promoted McDonald’s Breakfast Menu through National Breakfast Day[…]

Chairul Tanjung Supports Mandiri Acquisition Plan toward BTN

Year 2015 is a year of open market for all ASEAN countries, where trading borders between these countries are reduced and market becomes more permeable. As the Minister of Economy, Chairul Tanjung stated to media that he supports the plan of acquisition PT Bank Mandiri Tbk toward Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN), in order to form Read more about Chairul Tanjung Supports Mandiri Acquisition Plan toward BTN[…]

Peter Sondakh: Better Infrastructure for Double Digit Economic Growth

Despite being a country that has good atmosphere for investment, Indonesia’s economic growth is relatively slow because there are problems such as huge social gap and infrastructure quality. According to Peter Sondakh, owner of Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia and several mining companies and international hotels, bad infrastructure and the lack of job opportunities are the Read more about Peter Sondakh: Better Infrastructure for Double Digit Economic Growth[…]

Partnership of Tanoto Foundation with the University of Indonesia

Tanoto Foundation Extends the Scholarship for University Students

The commitment of Sukanto Tanoto, one of richest persons in Indonesia, to educational sector in the country is unquestionable. Through his foundation, namely Tanoto Foundation, he offers varied educational programs. They are not simply limited to certain events, which are held only once a year. Tanoto Foundation has extended its partnership program to high-level education Read more about Tanoto Foundation Extends the Scholarship for University Students[…]

Eka Tjipta Widjaya Initiated Agriculture Scholarship for Oil Palm Career

As the owner of one of Indonesia’s palm oil giants, Eka Tjipta Widjaja realized that having many potential human resources is important. Therefore, through his foundation Eka Tjipta Foundation (ETF), the owner of Sinar Mas Group initiated scholarship programs aimed for students who want to study more about oil palm plantation and oleo chemical engineering. Read more about Eka Tjipta Widjaya Initiated Agriculture Scholarship for Oil Palm Career[…]

Bachtiar Karim Shared Secrets of Managing Family Company

PT Musim Mas, owned by Bachtiar Karim, is one of the most successful oleo chemical companies in the world and sending most of its production for export. Although famously known as a low profile business person, Bachtiar Karim also has great business skills and achievement sense to develop his family’s originally small soap company into Read more about Bachtiar Karim Shared Secrets of Managing Family Company[…]

Mochtar Riady Contributions to Business Education

As a mastermind behind the successful Lippo Group, Panin Bank, BCA and Matahari stores, Mochtar Riyadi realized that education is one of the most important things to achieve if one wants to be successful. He is famous for his tremendous contribution to National University of Singapore, especially for its business school. There are two contributions Read more about Mochtar Riady Contributions to Business Education[…]

Murdaya Poo Honored at Asia Pacific Golf Summit Gala 2014

Murdaya Poo may be famous as the owner of Central Ciputra Murdaya Group, but not many people know that he is also an avid golf lover. Besides often playing golf, Murdaya also has several golf courses in Indonesia, and some of them are definitely international level golf courses. His dedication to golf and golf tourism, Read more about Murdaya Poo Honored at Asia Pacific Golf Summit Gala 2014[…]

Bonjamin Setiawan

Boenjamin Setiawan Commitment for Research in Health Sector

Being a successful entrepreneur with medical science background is less common in Indonesia. However, who would predict that with medical science, Boenjamin Setiawan has been included among the richest people in Indonesia. Who does not know Kalbe Farma, a pharmaceutical company whose products are widely advertised in the national televisions and easy to get in Read more about Boenjamin Setiawan Commitment for Research in Health Sector[…]

Kartini Muljadi Keeps Shining in Commercial Law World

Kartini Muljadi definitely is an active woman; despite already sold her shares in Tempo Scan last year and became one of richest Indonesian women, she does not stop working and contributing her knowledge and skill to business world. Her Kartini Muljadi & Partners law firm now gives legal assistance to multinational companies, with expertise in Read more about Kartini Muljadi Keeps Shining in Commercial Law World[…]

Theodore Rachmat Recognized by Forbes for Philanthropy Projects

Many good business people, especially with successful companies, have really vast contribution in philanthropy projects as a way of giving back to society. This year, Forbes lists Theodore Rachmat as one of Indonesian company owners that have been really active in philanthropy projects. Through a family run foundation called A & A Rachmat Compassionate Service Read more about Theodore Rachmat Recognized by Forbes for Philanthropy Projects[…]

Ciliandra Fangiono is Also in Aircraft Business

Most people who are in Forbes list of richest Indonesians are over 50 or 60, and most of them work at oleo chemical and palm oil industries. While there is some truth there, not all rich Indonesians in Forbes list are in palm oil business. In fact, you probably do not know that the youngest Read more about Ciliandra Fangiono is Also in Aircraft Business[…]

Sukanto Tanoto’s Sukacita Project with NUS Representatives

Sukanto Tanoto is not just famous as a business person, but also active philanthropist. Currently, his latest philanthropy project is still in ongoing in Riau province, which started just last year. Dubbed Proyek Sukacita (Sukacita Project), this is the latest big project done by Sukanto Tanoto through Tanoto Foundation together with Sukanto Tanoto scholarship recipients Read more about Sukanto Tanoto’s Sukacita Project with NUS Representatives[…]

Martua Sitorus Built Cancer Hospital in Medan

Like many successful North Sumatra businessman, Martua Sitorus always wants to contribute more to his local community. In memory of his beloved mother, Murni, who died because of cancer, the owner of Wilmar International Limited built a cancer hospital in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province. The hospital is a contribution to community as Read more about Martua Sitorus Built Cancer Hospital in Medan[…]

Achmad Hamami Secret to be Successful

PT Trakindo Utama owner Achmad Hamami is among the richest Indonesians in Forbes list that have quite respectable life without any rumors. He is famous not just for his company, which is still the most successful Caterpillar supplier in Indonesia despite competitions, but also for his ability to keep his businesses afloat when Indonesia monetary Read more about Achmad Hamami Secret to be Successful[…]

Eddy Katuari Unique Strategy behind Mie Sedaap Marketing

About two decades ago, Indonesians usually would refer to Indomie as the most famous instant noodle brand, which has even been exported to several countries. However, in the last several years, people have been seeing the rise of popularity of Mie Sedaap, instant noodle brand from Wings Group owned by Eddy Katuari. Many are surprised Read more about Eddy Katuari Unique Strategy behind Mie Sedaap Marketing[…]

Hary Tanoe and Maneuver in Political Stage of Indonesia

In the wave of the 2014 Presidential Election, the people of Indonesia might witness the coming up of a successful business into political stage. That is Hary Tanoesoedibjo. His name appeared for the first time in political stage when Nasdem declared itself as a societal organization. He began his journey in politic by serving as Read more about Hary Tanoe and Maneuver in Political Stage of Indonesia[…]

What Ir. Ciputra Recommends As Leadership Styles in Business

Even successful businessman like Ir. Ciputra was not born with wealth. He had to struggle to achieve success in his life. Ir. Ciputra has become a source of inspiration for other businessmen or those who are setting up their future in business. Is there any secret related to his success? He often teaches many people Read more about What Ir. Ciputra Recommends As Leadership Styles in Business[…]

Biography of Boenjamin Setiawan

There are almost no Indonesians that never use products from PT Kalbe Farma, Indonesian pharmacy giant that produces a lot of popular medicines and nutrition products. The person behind this company is Boenjamin Setiawan, a pharmacy graduate from Universitas Indonesia and University of California who managed to develop PT Kalbe Farma; from a small pharmacy Read more about Biography of Boenjamin Setiawan[…]