Profile of Board of Commissioners

President Commissioner & Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Hemant Bakshi

Indian citizen. Appointed as President Commissioner by the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 25 November 2020, effective as of 1 December 2020.

Previously was the President Director of Unilever Indonesia, Senior Vice President Home & Personal Care (“HPC”), Executive Director – Customer Development, Regional Category Vice President for Skin, South Asia, Regional Brand Vice President – Lifebuoy and Fair & Lovely, Regional Manager South Asia in Hindustan Unilever Limited (“HUL”). He obtained a bachelor’s degree in B. Tech (Chemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and PGDM (MBA) Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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Independent Commissioner & Chairman of the Audit Committee

Alexander Rusli

Indonesian citizen, born in Yogyakarta, domiciled in Jakarta (age 47).

He was appointed as Independent Commissioner by Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 23 May 2018.

He is currently Commissioner of PT Mandiri Capital Investment (March 2018 - current), Hermina Hospital Group (Nov 2017 - current), advisor of PT Sarana Menara Nusantara, tbk (Protelindo) (Nov 2017 - current), as well as experienced as Commissoner in several big companies.

He also holds experiences as Director-level positions during his career. He appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Indosat Ooredoo (Nov 2012 – Nov 2017), Director di Digiasia Bios PTE LTD (Singapore incorporated) (Jan 2018-current), dan Chairman di PT Geodipa Energi (2008-2012), Partner di Northstar Pacific (Oct 2009 – Oct 2012). 

He also has served as Chief of Staff in Government, Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (SoE), Republic of Indonesia (May 2007 - Oct 2009) and Chief of Staff, in Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT), Republic of Indonesia (Aug 2001 - May 2007).

He holds a Bachelor degree of Business, Information System in 1992 dan Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Information System in 1993 from Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. He also holds a doctorate degree as Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Information System in 2000 in Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.

He does not have any affiliations with fellow members of the Board of Commissioners, or members of the Board of Directors, nor with the ultimate shareholder.

Alexander Rusli

Independent Commissioner

Erry Firmansyah

Indonesian citizen, born in Bandung, domiciled in Jakarta (age 62).

Erry Firmansyah was appointed as an Independent Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in July 2009 and as Chairman of the Audit Committee in May 2012.

Other positions he holds concurrently include Independent Commissioner at PT Elang Mahkota Teknology Tbk (since 2009), PT Solusi Tunas Pratama Tbk (since 2012), PT Bali Towerindo Sentra Tbk (since 2013) and PT Totalindo Eka Persada Tbk (since 2016). He is also a Commissioner at PT Makmur Sejahtera Wisesa (since 2009), PT Indo Premier Securities (since 2013), and PT Eagle Capital (since 2009).

He has held several other Board level positions during his career, including President Commissioner of PT KSEI (Indonesian Central Securities Depository) (2009-2015) and PT Bloom Capital Nusantara (2010-2013); Commissioner at PT Pefindo (2009-June 2016) and PT Perusahaan Pengelola Aset (Persero) (2009–2012); Independent Commissioner at PT Astra Internasional Tbk (2009-2015), PT Elnusa (2010-2013) and PT Berau Coal Energy Tbk (2010-2014); President Director of PT Bursa Efek Indonesia (2002–2009) and PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia (1998-2002); and Director at PT AON Indonesia (1992-1997). He has also served in several senior positions with the Lippo Group (1990-1998), PT Sumarno Pabottingi (1985-1990) and PT Dwi Satya Utama (1984-1985). He began his career as an Auditor at Drs. Hadi Sutanto (a PriceWaterhouse Correspondent), where he worked from 1982 to 1984.

He is active in several prominent organisations, and is currently Chairman of KADIN’s GCG Committee, Chairman of BANI Arbitrase Indonesia, Chairman of the Advisory Council of Indonesia Overseas Alumni and a member of the Honour Council of BAPMI. He graduated from the University of Indonesia in 1981 with a degree in Accounting.

He does not have any affiliations with fellow members of the Board of Commissioners, or members of the Board of Directors, nor with the ultimate shareholder

Erry Firmansyah

Independent Commissioner

Hikmahanto Juwana

Indonesian citizen, born in Jakarta, domiciled in Jakarta (age 52).

Hikmahanto Juwana was appointed as an Independent Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2011.

He is also Professor of International Law at the University of Indonesia, having been appointed in 2001, and holds a number of other concurrent positions, which include being an Independent Commissioner of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk (2009-2017), a Legal Expert at the Ministry of Defence (February 2010-present), a member of the Legal Committee at the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (2008-present), arbitrator on the Indonesian Commodities Arbitration Body (BAKTI) (2010-present) and a member of Supervision Board of Bank Indonesia (BSBI) (2007-present). He served as an Independent Commissioner at PT Tugu Reasuransi Indonesia from 2008 to 2012 and at PT Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology Tbk (2013-present).

He has held numerous advisory positions in Government, 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 an adviser at the National Development Planning Board (2001-2002), as an expert adviser at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs (2000-2001), as an arbitrator on the Indonesian Capital Market Arbitration Board (BAPMI) (2013-2016).

Earlier in his career he worked at several prominent law firms in Jakarta. In academia, he was Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Indonesia from 2004 to 2008, and has taught law at several leading universities in Indonesia and as a visiting professor in Japan, Singapore and Australia. He is also an independent researcher, and has published books, articles and research papers on various aspects of international law, business law, and air and space law, among others. He earned 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.

He does not have any affiliations with fellow members of the Board of Commissioners, or members of the Board of Directors, nor with the ultimate shareholder.

Hikmahanto Juwana

Independent Commissioner PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk

Ignasius Jonan

Appointed as Independent Commissioner on Annual General Meeting of Shareholder 24 July 2020. Mr. Ignasius Jonan is a management and financial practitioner with broad range of experiences as a leader in various institutions such as Citibank, PT Bahana Pembinaan Usaha Indonesia (Persero) and PT. Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero). He was the Minister of Transportation (2014-2016) and the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (2016-2019) of the Republic of Indonesia. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics, majoring in Accountancy, from Airlangga University and received his Master of Arts in International Relations and Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Ignasius Jonan

Independent Commisioner PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk

Debora Herawati Sadrach

Indonesian citizen, born in Sukabumi, West Java, domiciled in Jakarta.
She was appointed as an Independent Commissioner of Unilever Indonesia by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 21 May 2019.

She has held several senior positions while working at Unilever Indonesia include Director of Refreshment & Marketing Services (2015-2017), Director of Personal Care (2001-2007; 2011-2015) and Director of Home and Personal Care (2007-2010). After retiring from Unilever Indonesia she is active in marketing and branding training activities and various other social activities.

She earned a Master's degree in Education (EdM) for Adult & Continuing Education from Boston University School of Education (1987) and a Bachelor of Dentistry from Universitas Trisakti (1985).

Debora Herawati Sadrach