Ms. Siddharta started her career as a public accountant, and was subsequently made a Partner at Siddharta, Siddharta & Harsono in Indonesia, a member firm of Coopers & Lybrand (until 1998), which later became a member firm of KPMG. Ms. Siddharta joined ANJ as the Group Finance Director in 2001, a role which she has remained in for over 10 years.
Ms. Siddharta holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from the University of Indonesia and an MBA from the John Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is an active member of the Institute of Indonesian Accountants, as well as a member of the Consultative Board of Financial Accounting Standards of the Institute of Indonesian Accountants. Ms. Siddharta was the Chairperson for the Indonesian Financial Accounting Standards Board during the period of 2000 to 2002.
Ms. Siddharta serves as the President Director as of January 2016. Before holding this position, she was the Deputy President Director from December 2012 to December 2015.Sucipto Maridjan
Mr. Maridjan is the President Director of AANE, as well as a Director of numerous other Group subsidiaries, including ANJA, SMM, ANJAS and ANJAP. He is primarily engaged in community relations and development, land acquisitions, licensing and permitting, recruitment and employment and ANJ’s policy and regulations. He is also involved in the completion of AMDAL documents during the exploration and development phase of ANJ’s projects. Mr. Maridjan has extensive experience in dealing with both local and national Governments in Indonesia and is responsible for the ANJ’s external Government communications on all matters that are corporate, legal compliance, and community related.
Mr. Maridjan joined ANJ’s Mining & Energy Division in mid 1997 as a Director of our Mining Services Company and Coal Contract of Work Company (PKP2B). He also had responsibility for minority interests of ANJ in gold projects in Indonesia with Newmont (formerly Normandy Anglo Asian) and Meekatharra Minerals, and with power generation projects through a joint venture with Duke Energy in Papua at Freeport and with ChevronTexaco in West Java with the Darajat Geothermal Project. Prior to joining ANJ, Mr. Maridjan held senior roles with Australian mining companies in Indonesia. He has over 20 years' experience in resource-based administrative management.
Mr. Maridjan is a trained accountant and was involved in company audit work during his early career. He holds a degree in economic studies from Universitas Nasional of Jakarta.
Mr. Kurniawan was appointed as an Independent/Finance Director in November 2014. Prior to joining ANJ, Mr. Kurniawan was a public accountant for 22 years. He began his career as a public accountant in October 1993 with Kantor Akuntan Publik (KAP) Siddharta Siddharta & Widjaja, a member firm of KPMG International, where he became a partner in 2005 (KAP Siddharta Siddharta & Widjaja, formerly KAP Siddharta Siddharta & Harsono, was a member firm of Coopers & Lybrand until 1998). On August 1, 2007, Mr. Kurniawan joined KPMG Limited, Vietnam, where he was an audit partner for four years until June 30, 2011. From July 1, 2011 to September 30, 2014, he was a partner at KAP Tanudiredja Wibisana & Rekan, a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited.
Mr. Kurniawan holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Tarumanagara University. He is a member of Indonesian Institute of Accountants and Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Handi Belamande Syarif
Mr. Syarif was appointed as a Supply Chain Management Director in June 2015. Mr. Syarif has served as the Operations Director at PT ANJ Agri Papua (a subsidiary of ANJ for the company’s sago project in Papua) since October 2013 and the Supply Chain Director of ANJ’s subsidiaries since May 2015. Prior to joining ANJ, Mr. Syarif was a Partner at PT Vcap Visitama (2012-2013), the Vice President in charge of cargo operations for Garuda Indonesia Airlines (2008-2011), the General Manager of Equipment Services of Coca-Cola Amatil (2004-2007), the Head of the Supply Chain of Reckitt Benckiser Indonesia (2001-2004), the Supply Chain Manager of Gillette Indonesia (1996-2001) and the IT Section Head of Virginia Oil Company (1988-1996).
Mr. Syarif holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, United States. He is a member of the Indonesia Supply Chain and Logistics Professional Association.
Sonny Sunjaya Sukada
Mr. Sukada was appointed as a Sustainability Director in June 2015. Prior to joining ANJ, Mr. Sukada was the Sustainable Development Director of PT Tirta Investama (Danone Aqua, 2011-2015), a Partner at Kiroyan Partners (2008-2011), the Head of External Affairs of PT Ara Gemilang Imaji (Assessment Group Indonesia) (1998-2008), the Development Manager of PT Krakatau Lampung Tourism Development Corporation, Lampung (1997-1998) and a Lecturer at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (the Business Administration Department) of the University of Indonesia (1985-1995).
Mr. Sukada holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Indonesia and a Master of Science degree from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Indonesia CSR Professional Association and also a member of the CSR Consortium.
Geetha Govindan K. Gopalakrishnan
Mr. Govindan was appointed as a director of ANJ with responsibility for the operations of the palm oil business of ANJ in October 2015. Mr. Govindan also serves as the President Director of the subsidiaries of ANJ engaging in the palm oil business.
He has worked in the plantation industry for more than 30 years, and joined ANJ group in January 2014 after working for 13 years at PT REA Kaltim Plantations, where his last position was the Vice President Director from 2008 to 2013. Prior to that, he served as a Director of Operations from 2005 to 2008.
Mr. Govindan has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Madras, India, a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Euregio Management School, the Netherlands.Charter of the Board of Directors