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Board of Director
Harry Sasongko Tirtotjondro

Mr. Harry Sasongko is the President Director of Indosat started on August 11, 2009. Mr Sasongko joins
Indosat from GE Money Indonesia, where he has served as President Director and CEO since February
2005. In that role, he ran the GE Consumer Finance business in Indonesia, which includes a joint venture
with Astra International, the largest auto finance company in Indonesia, and a credit card business
which has issued about 1 million cards in Indonesia. Mr Sasongko started his finance career in 1987 with
Panin Bank before moving to Citibank. He spent seven years rising up the ranks to become Director of PT
Citicorp Finance, then left to join PT Bank Tiara Asia as Managing Director of Consumer Banking. He
subsequently joined the Lippo Group where he served in various roles in Matahari Retail and Lippo
Bank, before he was recruited by GE. At GE, Mr Sasongko was voted one of Indonesia’s top 10 best CEOs
in 2008 in the SWA Magazine & Synovate awards. He is a graduate of Bandung Institute of Technology
Indonesia (ITB) in Civil Engineering and received a Master of Science degree from the Ohio State
University, USA. He also holds qualifications as Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Diploma in
Financial Planning (Dip.FP) from the Singapore College of Insurance/American College, USA.
Dr. Kaizad B. Heerjee

Mr. Kaizad Bomi Heerjee is a Director and Chief Commercial Officer, since June 2009, and previously he
has been the Deputy President Director since December 2005. Prior to joining Indosat, he was the Senior
Vice President of International Operations and Business Development at ST Telemedia from 2004 to
2005. From 2003 to 2005, he was the Senior Vice President & Head of Business Markets at StarHub Ltd.
Dr. Heerjee was also the Assistant Chief Executive of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
from 2000 to 2003. He has also spent over 10 years with Compaq Computers and Digital Equipment
Corporation in several senior management, sales and marketing, and technical positions worldwide. Dr.
Heerjee received a Doctorate degree in Computer Science from The Dundee Institute of Technology (UK)
in 1988, a Master’s degree in Information Technology from University of Nottingham in 1985 and a
Bachelor of Science (Honours) from India.

Fadzri Santosa

Mr. Fadzri Santosa is a Director and Chief Wholesale and Infrastructure, since June 2009, and previously
he has been the Director of Jabotabek and Corporate Sales since June 2007. In the past, Mr. Sentosa has
held several positions including Group Head National Card of Indosat from 2006 to 2007, Senior Vice
President Commerce Jabotabek Region of Indosat from 2004 to 2006 and Senior Vice President Cellular
Sales of Indosat from 2003 to 2004. Mr Sentosa earned a Masters degree in International Business
Management from University of Techno, Sydney in 2001 and a Bachelor degree in Telecommunications
Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology in 1986.
Peter Kuncewicz

Mr. Peter Kuncewicz is a Director of Indosat since September 1st, 2009. Mr Kuncewicz has over 30 years’
experience in finance across multiple international markets, 10 of them in the telecoms sector. From
2006 to date, he served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Telenor Pakistan, the No. 2 player in an
active market of five players. As CFO, he oversaw procurement and ERP IT Systems, and was also
responsible for the company’s relationship with the Group, banks and other stakeholders to ensure
appropriate support and funding. He also held board responsibilities at Telenor Pakistan. He was
previously CFO of Star Foods SA (1998-2006) and Finance Director at United Biscuits Poland (1996-1997).
Mr Kuncewicz is a member of the United Kingdom Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He
holds an MSc in Business Planning and Finance from the University of Salford, England, and a first
degree in Biology from the University of Sussex, England.

Steve Hobbs

Mr. Steve Hobbs is a Director of Indosat since June 11, 2009. Mr Hobbs has over three decades of
international management experience in the telecommunications and technology industries across
Europe and Asia. A pioneer in small antenna satellite systems and an expert in security programs in
wireless environments, he holds patents in very-small cellular design and intelligent network routing. He
has also authored numerous papers on cellular and wireless systems. He spent over 20 years with Cable
& Wireless (C&W) in various positions, including Chief Engineer C&W Mobile, CTO Asia, CTO Global
Mobile, and finally Vice President Mobile and ASP services (C&W Global) before leaving in 2001. Since
then, he has been in independent consulting practice, supporting key clients such as Virgin Management
(UK), C&W (UK), Wataniya Telecom (Kuwait) and Sapient (UK/US), supporting them in technology,
development and strategy. Between 2003 and 2004, he also assumed the role of CTO for Asiacell in Iraq
for the first nine months of operation, following its CPA licence award.
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H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani

H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani is The President Commissioner of Indosat since
August 2008. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Qatar Telecom (Qtel) and
The Chairman of Wataniya International. Born in Qatar, his previous position was as Chief of the Royal
Court / Amiri Diwan from 2000 to 2005. He earned his pilot education in The British Royal Air Force and
then become an instructor. He was also studied in Senior Military War College for the Armed Force, USA.

Setyanto P. Santosa

Mr. Setyanto has been a Commissioner since June 2005. He currently serves as a lecturer at Faculty of
Economics in Padjajaran University. In the past Mr Setyanto has held several positions as CEO of PT
Telkom Indonesia from 1992 to 1996, CEO of PT INTI (Indonesian Telecommunication Industry) from
1989 to 1992, President Commissioner of Pacific Satellite Nusantara from 1993 to 1997, Commissioner
of Satelindo from 1993 to 1995, Commissioner of Bank Bumi Daya from 1998 to 2000, Deputy Minister
for State Owned Enterprises from 1998 to 2000, Secretary General of the Ministry of Culture & Tourism
and Executive Chairman of Indonesia Culture & Tourism Development Board from 2002 to 2003,
Secretary General of ASEAN Chambers of Commerce and Industry from 1996 to 1998 and Member of
Indonesia People's Assembly (MPR) from 1998 to 1999. He earned his Bachelor degree from Faculty of
Economics, Padjajaran University Bandung in 1971 and Master degree from Michigan State University,
Department of Economics, East Lansing, USA in 1978.
Nasser Marafih

Nasser Marafih is the Commissioner of Indosat since August 2008. He is the GSM pioneer in Qatar and
has brought Internet to Qatar in 1996. In addition to his role as Qtel’s CEO, Dr. Marafih has recently
been appointed as CEO of Wataniya International. He also worked at the University of Qatar in the
department of Electrical Engineering between 1985 and 1994, first as a lecturer and research assistant
and then as assistant professor of the department. Dr. Marafih earned his Bachelor degree of Science in
Electrical Engineering, a Master of Science and a PhD. in Communication, all from George Washington
University, USA.

Rachmat Gobel

Rahmat Gobel is the Commissioner of Indosat since August 2008. Born in September 1962, Mr. Rachmat
is the fifth son of seven siblings of H. Thayeb Mohammad. After finishing his degree in International
Trade at Chuo University, Tokyo, he was employed at his father company as trainer staff. When he
started to enter top management level, his knowledge and experience plays an important role. He
managed to invite Matshushita to make a direct investment in Indonesia. Rahmat Gobel is known for his
idealism in business, with high work ethic.
Richard F. Seney

Mr. Seney is Commissioner of Indosat since 11 Juni 2009. Mr. Seney joined Qtel in May 2007 and is
currently the Chief Operating Officer of Qtel International. He was previously President and Chief
Executive Officer of U.S.-based MCT Corp. from 1992 through February 2007. MCT developed and
operated 27 ventures providing mobile wireless telecommunications services in Central Asia and Russia.
Mr. Seney’s operating roles in the mobile industry began in 1985 with US-based Charisma
Communications Corporation, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
through the sale of Charisma’s operations in 1986 and 1987. He also served for many years as General
Manager and VP of the General Partner of MCT Investors, L.P. (“MCTI”), which develops
telecommunications and health care ventures. Mr. Seney also served in the emerging companies
practice of Arthur Andersen & Co. (Washington, D.C. office) from 1976 to 1985. He graduated from the
University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce in 1976.

Michael Latimer

Michael Latimer is the Independent Comissioner of Indosat since August 2008. Mr. Latimer previously
served as Executive Vice President in Orange (2001-2003), Chief Operating Officer in Orange (1999-
2001) and CEO of Page Point Services in India (1995-1998). Born in USA Mr. Latimer earned his Bachelor
degree in Business Management from University of Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland and earned his
MBA from University of Chicago.

Mr. Soeprapto has been an Independent Commissioner and a member of our Audit Committee since
June 2005. In the past, Mr. Soeprapto has held several positions, including Assistant Personnel to the
Army Chief of Staff of the Republic of Indonesia from 2000 to 2001, and a Commissioner of PT Nusariau
Kencana Coal from 2001 to 2003. In addition, Mr. Soeprapto has served as a Commissioner of PT
Mentari Abdi Pertiwi since 2004. Mr. Soeprapto earned a degree in Political Science from the Open
University, Jakarta and attended training at the Indonesian National Defense Institute.

George Thia Peng Heok

Mr. George Thia Peng Heok, born in Singapore, November 30th 1948, has join Indosat in 2008
as member of Board of Commissioner. He finished his Master degree from Fellow of Chartered
Association of Certified Accountants (U.K). Mr. George Thia Peng Heok has made a credible
track record, establishing himself a true businessman status. He hold the position of Managing
Director with Morgan Grenfell (Asia) in 1975 to 1985. His expertise later brought him as an
Executive Director/Partner with Kay Hian Private Limited (1985-1987).

Eager for challenge, he then hold the position of Managing Director with Merrill Lynch
International Bank Limited (1987-1989), followed by Managing Director position with Sun Hung
Kai Securities Private Limited (1989-1991) and Lum Chang Securities Private Limited (1991-
1993). He was also made Executive Chairman for Asia Matrix Limited (1993-1995). Not long
after that, he became Director/Consultant for Phonix Capital Private Limited. (1995-1998). He
was also made Executive Chairman at Media Stream Limited (1995-1998). Prior to joining
Indosat, he was a Consultant/Director with Strategik Advisory Private Limited (2003-2006) and Private Limited.
Rionald Silaban

Mr. Rionald Silaban, born in Pekanbaru, April 23rd 1966. He join Indosat Board of Commissioner in 2008.
Graduated from Law Faculty, University of Indonesia, he then pursuit a higher education abroad and
earned his Master degree in Law (LLM) from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC. His
career leads him to the position of Head of Secretariat for Privatization Committee for Republic of
Indonesia Ministry of Finance which brings him to became Head of the Republic of Indonesia Ministry of
Finance Law Bureau. Later on, he was the State Own Enterprise Privatization Directorate General Vice
Director at Republic of Indonesia Ministry of Finance. He then became Head of Financial Service Division,
Law Bureau of Republic of Indonesia Ministry of Finance. After he became Head of Ministry Office
Division at Republic of Indonesia Ministry of Finance Secretariat General, he takes up the challenge as
Senior Advisor for World Bank stationed in Washington DC, USA. Prior to joining Indosat, after his career
in USA, he was made Fiscal Risk Management Director at Republic of Indonesia Ministry of Finance.


Mr. Jarman was born in Bondowoso, March 23rd 1957, join Indosat Board of Commissioner in 2008. An
Electronic Engineering graduate from University of Indonesia, later continued his education by earning a
Master of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue, USA.
Started his career as Deputy Assistant of Energy Application Division, at Republic of Indonesia Ministry
of State Own Enterprises. he later assigned to Strategic Industries Application and Telecommunication
Division, Republic of Indonesia Ministry of State Own Enterprises. Moving forward he takes up the
challenge as Commissioner for PT Industri Sandang Nusantara (Persero) which lead him to a position of
Chief Commissioner at PT Tambang Batubara Buki Asam Tbk. Prior to joining Indosat’s Board of

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