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ERWIN CIPUTRA
President Director

ERWIN CIPUTRA

President Director

Indonesian citizen. Born in 1974. Served as President Director since January 2011. He earned his Bachelor of Economics from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, in 1996. He served as President Director of PT Chandra Asri from November 2007 until the Merger and currently serves as the President Director of the Company. He was the Company’s Vice President Director of Finance from July 2004 to November 2007. Previously, he has also experienced as an advisor in PT Petrokimia Nusantara Interindo. He has 6 years of experience in finance while working for JP Morgan Securities, TIAA-CREF Asset Management in New York, USA.



 
BARITONO PRAJOGO PANGESTU
Vice President Director of Polymer Commercial

BARITONO PRAJOGO PANGESTU

Vice President Director of Polymer Commercial

Indonesian citizen. Born in 1979. Served as Director since January 2011. He earned his Bachelor of Business from Central Queensland University, Australia in 2005. He was appointed as a Director of PT Chandra Asri from November 2007 until the Merger. Currently, he serves as the Vice President Director of the Company, responsible for the Company’s Polymer commercial and marketing activities. He has extensive experience in various positions, including as Feedstock Manager in 2005-2007 and as Sales Manager of Polyethylene in 2007. He is the son of Mr. Prajogo Pangestu, the majority Shareholder of PT Barito Pacific Tbk. 



CHATRI EAMSOBHANA
Vice President Director of Operations

CHATRI EAMSOBHANA

Vice President Director of Operations

Thai citizen. Born in 1973. Served as Vice President Director since July 2019. He earned his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and Master of Business Administration form University of Miami, USA. He currently serves as Vice President Director of the Company, responsible for the operations of the Company's plants. He began his career at Cementhai Chemicals Company in 1997 as Sales Manager, and continue as a Senior Export Area Manager and Export Sale Division Manager at SCG Plastics Co., Ltd. In 2001 until 2011. Then he was appointed as Managing Director at Thai MFC Co., Ltd. In 2011. He was assigned to Grand Siam Compostes Co., Ltd. as Deputy Managing Director. His last position was Managing Director at Siam Synthetics Co., Ltd. in 2017.



ANDRE KHOR
Director of Finance

ANDRE KHOR

Director of Finance

Malaysian citizen. Born in 1981. Served as Director since July 2019. Andre was a Shell Scholar who earned his First Class Honours Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting and Management from the University of Nottingham, UK. He was awarded a Masters in Finance with Distinction from London Business School. Andre currently serves as the Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company where he oversees the accounting, tax, financial planning, business support, IT, procurement, and treasury functions. He joined the Company in 2018 as Vice President for Finance. Andre is experienced in leading large multinational and global finance teams, in businesses and functions with significant scale and complexity, focused on achieving transformational change. Prior to joining the Company, he held various finance leadership roles in Shell from 2003 to 2016, and Golden Agri Resources from 2016 to 2018. Andre is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, UK. 



SOMKOUN SRIWATTAGAPHONG
Director of Manufacturing

SOMKOUN SRIWATTAGAPHONG

Director of Manufacturing

Thai citizen. Born in 1970. Served as Director since September 2018. He earned his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University and began his career as an engineer in Thai Polyethylene Co in 1993. He has extensive experience in engineering through several placements ranging from Jetty & Warehouse Section Manager in Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co (1997), LLDPE Production Engineer in Thai Polyethylene (1999), Utility Production Engineer in Rayong Olefins Co (2000-2001), Aromatics Manager in Rayong Olefins Co (2002 – 2004), President Office Manager in SCG Chemicals Co (2005-2006), Process Technology Manager in Map Ta Phut Olefins Co (2007 -2008), Aromatics Recovery & Utilities Department Manager in Map Ta Phut Olefins Co (2009 – 2011), Olefins Department Manager in Rayong Olefins Co (2012 – 2015), and ROC Manufacturing Director in Rayong Olefins Co (2016 – 2018).



FRANSISKUS RULY ARYAWAN
Director of Monomer Feedstock

FRANSISKUS RULY ARYAWAN

Director of Monomer Feedstock

Indonesian citizen. Born in 1978. Served as Director since June 2015. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College, Massachusetts in 1999. He is the Director of Monomer Feedstock since June 2015, responsible for the Monomer Feedstock of the Company. He has extensive experience in various positions, including as Financial Consultant Associate in Citibank Indonesia in 2002, Feedstock Purchasing Supervisor in 2002-2005, Operational Section Manager until 2007, Monomer Sales Department Manager until 2009, and Monomer Feedstock General Manager until 2015.



SURYANDI
Director of Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

SURYANDI

Director of Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

Indonesian citizen. Born in 1962. Served as Director since October 2013. He earned his Bachelor of Economics from University of Indonesia. Currently, he serves as Director of Human Resources and Corporate Affairs who is responsible for personnel management and corporate administration. Previously, he has served as the Corporate Secretary and also served as Director of PT Tripolyta Indonesia Tbk (TPI) since 1998 as well as Chief Financial Officer since 2005. He joined TPI in 1990 as Finance Manager and was promoted to Treasury Director in 1994.