Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | 20:17 WIB

Ex Pelindo III Boss Ari Askhara Appointed New President Director of Garuda Indonesia

I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra appointed new President Director of Garuda Indonesia

JAKARTA, NNC - PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (IDX:GIAA) officially dismissed Pahala Mansury from the position of President Director of Garuda Indonesia. Pahala's position was replaced by I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra or Ari Askhara who previously served as President Director of PT Pelindo III (Persero).

This was taken after the company held an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGMS) today.

"We are here as a new management, replacing the previous board of directors. The new formation has received shareholder approval. We thank the old management," Ari said at a press conference at the Garuda Indonesia Office, Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Tangerang, Wednesday (9/12/2018).

In addition, he said in his leadership, he targeted to reduce losses by USD100 million. "We have to work hard, amid the weakening of the rupiah and the rise in world oil prices," he said.

The following is the composition of the Board of Directors since the closing of the EGMS Today:

President Director: I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra
Commercial Director: Pikri Ilham Kurniansyah
Cargo & Business Development Director: Mohammad Iqbal
Operations Director: Bambang Adisurya Angkasa
Finance & Management Director: Fuad Rizal
Director of Human Capital: Heri Akhyar
Technical Director: I Wayan Susena
Service Director: Nicodemus Panarung Lampe

Also elected was the Board of the Commissioners, as follows:

President Commissioner: Agus Santoso
Independent Commissioner: Ismerda Lebang
Independent Commissioner: Herbert Timbo
Commissioner: Muzaffar Ismail
Commissioner: Dony Oskaria
Commissioner: Chairal Tanjung
Commissioner: Luky Alfirman