Astra CEO evacuated to Singapore
Micahel Ruslim, CEO of Astra International, has reportedly been evacuated to Singapore hospital due to dengue fever, people close the executive told us this morning. "He got the dengue few days ago. Hopefully he will recover," one of Michael's friends said.
He was appointed as President Director of PT Astra International Tbk in May 2005. He has overall responsibility for the Group's businesses. He was previously Vice President Director from 2002 to 2005 and Director from 1991 to 2002. Prior to joining the Company in 1983, he was Assistant Vice President of Citibank N.A. Jakarta. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1976 with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1978.