Board of Commissioners
Winato Kartono, an Indonesian citizen, has been a Commissioner since March 2010. He is a major shareholder of PT Provident Capital Indonesia, which has been a major beneficial owner of the Company since its inception. Previously, Mr. Kartono was the Head of Investment Banking in Indonesia for Citigroup Global Markets. During his eight years at Citigroup, he also served as Director in Telecommunications and as Vice President in Mergers and Acquisitions. In these roles, he developed extensive relationships with many business executives and government leaders in Southeast Asia. Among key clients were various multinational companies, including PT Telkom, Telekom Malaysia, Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad, Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd, L’Oreal, Nestle, and Heinz. Prior to joining Citigroup, he worked for Arthur Andersen and Bank Sumitomo Niaga in Jakarta. Currently, he also serves as Commissioner in PT Provident Agro Tbk. Mr. Kartono received a Bachelor of Economics degree from Trisakti University, Indonesia.