Friday, July 17, 2009

Thiess executive died in Marriott-Ritz bombings

Garth McEvoy, commercial manager at PT Thies Contractors Indonesia, has identified as one of nine people died from bombings at JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta. reported that McEvoy was killed at Syailendra Restaurant, JW Marriott, Mega Kuningan Jakarta this morning. He was one of executives slated to participate in ICP Breakfast Roundtable attended by energy and mining executives. McEvoy died at the bomb scene.
Police Hospital Kramat Jati, Jakarta, confirmed Garth McEvoy as one of the victims killed in the bombings. Others are Timothy D. Mackay (CEO of PT Holcim Indonesia), Nathan Verity (Australian), Arnold (Singaporean), Darmanto (Indonesian), and one woman (unidentified). Nathan is the owner of Nathan Verity, HR consulting firm. Mackay died after being taken to Medistra Hospital for treatment.
PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia is one of the largest mining contractors in Indonesia. (hs/ya)

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why were Western executives meeting in that hotel? That chain has a long history of being bombed and Jakarta is a dangerous and corrupt place. That hotel and Jim Castles have blood on their hands.

December 14, 2009 12:36 PM  

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