Maurits D. R. Lalisang - President Commissioner
Indonesian citizen, born in Makassar. He was appointed as President Commissioner by the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 27 November 2014, effective as of 1 December 2014. Prior to that, he served as President Director of Unilever Indonesia from May 2004 until December 2014. Since joining Unilever Indonesia in 1980, he has held several other prominent posts, including that of Corporate Relations Director, Foods Director, Home Care Director, and Sales Director. He graduated from the University of Indonesia with a degree in Business Administration, and attended the Advanced Executive Programme at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of the University of Chicago, USA, in 2001.
Mahendra Siregar - Independent Commissioner
Indonesian citizen, born in Bandung. He was appointed as a Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on June 2015, effective on 8 June 2015. He is serving concurrently as President Commissioner of PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (since 2012), and as a Commissioner of PT Sequis (since 2015) and PT AKR Corporindo, Tbk (since 2015). Since 2015 he has also been a Senior Advisor at Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk and AT Kearney, a member of the Steering Committee of the Indonesian Estate Crop Fund and a member of the Advisory Council of the Indonesian Association of E-commerce (idEA). In recognition of his services as Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) from 2013 to 2014, Deputy Minister of Finance from 2011 to 2013 and Deputy Minister of Trade from 2009 to 2011, he was awarded the prestigious Bintang Mahaputra medal in 2014. He began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1986 before becoming an Expert Advisor to the Coordinating Minister for the Economy (2001-2004) and later Deputy for International Relations at the same Ministry. He then served as Chairman and CEO of the Indonesian Eximbank (LPEI) from 2009 to 2010. He is also active in academia, having been appointed as Adjunct Professor at the Asia Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, University of Singapore in 2015. He graduated with a degree in Development Economics from the University of Indonesia in 1986, and a Master’s degree in Economics from Monash University, Australia, in 1991
Erry Firmansyah - Independent Commissioner
Indonesian citizen, born in Bandung. He was appointed as an Independent Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by Annual General Meeting of Shareholders with effective date of July 2009, and Chairman of the Audit Committee since May 2012. He serves concurrently as an Independent Commissioner at PT Elang Mahkota Teknology Tbk (since 2009) and PT Solusi Tunas Pratama Tbk (since 2012), and as a Commissioner at PT Makmur Sejahtera Wisesa (since 2009), PT Pefindo (since 2009), PT Indo Premier Securities (since 2013) and PT Bali Towerindo Sentra Tbk (since 2013). His previous positions include President Commissioner of PT Bloom Capital Nusantara (2010-2013), Independent Commissioner at PT Astra International Tbk (2009-2015), PT Berau Coal Energy Tbk (2010-2014) and PT Elnusa (2010-2014), and Commissioner at PT Bloom Capital Nusantara (2010-2013) and PT Perusahaan Pengelola Aset (Persero) (2009-2012). He also served as President Commissioner of PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia (KSEI) from 2009 to 2015, and as President Director of PT Bursa Efek Indonesia from 2002 to 2009. Prior to that, he served in several senior positions with the Lippo Group, PT AON Indonesia, PT Sumarno Pabottinggi and PT Dwi Satya Utama, having begun his career as an Auditor at Drs. Hadi Sutanto (a PriceWaterhouse Correspondent) from 1982 to 1984. He is an active member of several organisation, including the Indonesian Chamber of Trade (KADIN) as Chair of the GCG Committee, and as a member of the Advisory Councils of IOA, IAMI, CWMA, BAPMI and Andalas University. He graduated with a degree in Accounting from the University of Indonesia in 1981.
Hikmahanto Juwana - Independent Commissioner
Indonesian citizen, born in Jakarta. He was appointed as an Independent Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2011. He is currently also an Independent Commissioner of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk (2009-present), a member of the Risk Monitoring Committee at PT Bank Panin Tbk (2012-present), a Legal Expert at the Ministry of Defence (February 2010-present), a member of the Legal Committee at the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (2011-present) and a member of the ASEAN Dispute Settlement Mechanism (2009-present). He served as an Independent Commissioner at PT Tugu Reasuransi Indonesia from 2008 to 2012. He has previously served the Government in an advisory capacity numerous times, including as a member of the Taxation Oversight Committee at the Ministry of Finance (2010-2013), as an Expert Advisor on International Law at the Attorney General’s Office (2013), as a member of the Council of Experts at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (2004-2005), as a consultant at the National Development Planning Board (2001-2002), and as an expert adviser at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs (1999-2001). Prior to that he served in various capacities at a number of prominent law firms in Jakarta. He has been a Professor of International Law at the University of Indonesia since 2001, and served as Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2004 to 2008. As an independent researcher he has published numerous books, articles and research papers on various aspects of international law, business law, and air and space law, among others. He graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Indonesia in 1987, and was awarded an LLM from Keio University, Japan in 1992 and a PhD from the University of Nottingham, UK in 1997.
Cyrillus Harinowo - Independent Commissioner
Indonesian citizen, born in Yogyakarta. He was appointed as an Independent Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by Annual General Meeting of Shareholders since 2004. He is also currently an Independent Commissioner of PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (2003-present). Prior to that, he served at Bank Indonesia for 25 years, including a term as Head of the Money Market and Monetary Management Department (1994-1998), a director-level position. From 1998 to 2003 he served as Alternate Executive Director and Technical Assistance Advisor at the Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington. From 1988 to 1989 he was Assistant to the Minister of Trade, and his career has included several other senior managerial positions in government and non-government institutions. He currently teaches at several prominent universities in Jakarta and frequently speaks at domestic and international seminars, as well as writing for various media publications. He graduated in Accounting from Gadjah Mada University, and holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the Centre for Development Economics, Williams College, USA (1981), and a PhD in Monetary and International Policy from Vanderbilt University, USA (1985).