Prijono confirmed as Astra CEO
Prijono Sugiarto has been appointed as the new CEO of Astra International (ASII) to replace Michael Ruslim who passed away in late January.
Mr. Sugiarto joined Astra in 1990 and was previously responsible for all the non-Toyota automotive businesses of Astra. He obtained his Dipl.-Ing. in Automotive Engineering from the University of A. Sc. Konstanz, Germany in 1984, and Dipl.-Wirtschaftsing. in Business Administration from the University of A. Sc. Bochum, Germany in 1986.
Shareholders also appointed Mr. Sudirman M. Rusdi as a new director of Astra with effect from the close of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Astra held earlier today until the close of the Annual General Meeting of Astra in 2011.
Mr. Rusdi is an Indonesian citizen and has been with Astra since 1978. He is the Vice-President Director of Astra Daihatsu Motor. As a director of Astra, he will now assume responsibility for all the non-Toyota automotive businesses of Astra.