Top 15 Indonesia Richest Man

Sunday, August 10, 2008 13 comments


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Globe Asia's Billionaire Club, the number of Indonesia's billionaires nearly double over the past one year, from 8 person to 15 person in 2008. Their total net worth was a staggering $37.5 billion, which was mean $16.5 billion higher in 2007.

You can see the 15 person Indonesia Richest Man here

1. Aburizal Bakrie (61 years old)
Assets : up to $9.2 billion
Company : Bakrie Group (Energy, Property,Telecommunication, Plantations)
One of his telecommunication company is Esia. This product so famous with cheapest price calling and one of the pioneer for cheapest price calling in Indonesia

2. Budi Hartono (67 years old)
Assets : up to 6.8 billion
Company : Djarum Group (Cigarettes, Banking, Property)
Djarum cigarettes is one of his popular product and one of popular cigarettes in Indonesia.

3. Eka Tjipta Widjaja (85 years old)
Assets : (up to $3.8 billion)
Company : Sinar Mas Group (Plantations, Pulp and Paper, Finance, Property, Forestry & Mining)
One of famous plantations in Indonesia PT. SMART, Tbk own by this man. The products such as Filma Olein and Kunci Mas Olein.
From pulp and paper, the popular product is Sinar Dunia Paper.
Eka Tjipta has retired from active involment in the Group and responsibility has been handed over to his four sons, Teguh Ganda Widjaja, Franky O Widjaja, Indra Widjaja and Muchtar Widjaja.

4. Sudosono Salim (93 years old)
Assets : up to $3.04 billion
Company : Salim Group (Food, Plantations, Telecommunications, Property)
His plantations company, PT. PP London Sumatra (Lonsum) is the second biggest plantation and CPO producer in Indonesia. The company is now managed by his son, Anthony.

5. Putera Sampoerna (60 years old)
Assets : up to $2.42 billion
Company : Sampoerna Capital (Telecommunications, Plantations, Investment)
Putera Sampoerna has sold his one of his company, PT. HM Sampoerna (cigarettes) to Philip Morris in 2005. Now he invest he try to focus to investment of shore, including a casino in London and Insurance Company in Israel.

6. Rachman Halim (61 years old)
Assets : about $2 billion
Company : Gudang Garam (Cigarettes, Plantations)
Gudang Garam cigarettes is one of the famous product in Indonesia. This company is the second biggest cigarettes maker.

7. Sukanto Tanoto (58 years old)
Assets : up to $1.43 billion
Company : Raja Garuda Mas (Pulp and Paper, Plantations, Investment)
This group company a privately held holding company based in Singapore.

8. Eddy William Katuari (57 years old)
Assets : up to 1.21 billion
Company : Wings Group (Consumer Goods)
Wings Group is the second biggest consumer goods producer in Indonesia, making soaps, detergents and noodles.

9. Prajogo Pangestu (57 years old)
Assets : up to $1.2 billion
Company : Barito Pacific (Timber, Petrochemical, Mining)
Last year, according Globe Asia, Pajogo Pangestu was listed as a king of Plywood Industry.

10. Murdaya Poo (67 years old)
Assets : up to $1.1 billion
Company : Berca Group (Property, Manufacturing, Power Plant, IT)

11. Hary Tanoesoedibjo (43 years old)
Assets : up to $1.1 billion
Company : Global MediaCom (Media, Telecommunications)

12. Martua Sitorus (48 years old)
Assets : about $1.1 billion
Company : Wilmar International Holding (Palm Oil, Investment)

13. Arifin Panigoro (63 years old)
Assets : $ 1.05 billion
Company : Medco (Energy, Mining, Plantations)

14. Hashim Djojohadikusumo (54 years old)
Assets : $ 1.05 billion
Company : Tirtamas Comexindo (Oil, Pul and Paper, Petrochemicals)

15. Peter Sondakh (56 years old)
Assets : $ 1 billion
Company : Rajawali Corporation (Cement, Hotels, Transport, Plantations, Cigarettes)

I wish the increase of Richest Man in Indonesia could increase the Indonesian prosperity, and they could open vocation job to decrease unemployment in Indonesia.
Let's We Pray...

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