57 years old, Indonesian citizen, domiciled in Jakarta.
Bunjamin Mailool was most recently reaffirmed as the Company’s President Director in 2019, pursuant to the Deed of Statement of Meeting Resolution No. 56 dated 26 April 2019, in Jakarta. He was initially appointed as President Director on 30 October 2009, pursuant to a resolution of the Company’s Annual General Meeting in 2009. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in science from California State University, USA, and an MBA from the University of Oklahoma, USA.
He serves concurrently as President Director of PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (PLC) (2002-present) and as a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of PT Multipolar Tbk (PLC) (2015-present), both members of the Lippo group of companies. Before joining the Lippo group, he was the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President Director of PT Sentul City Tbk (PLC) (1997-2001), and held various positions at Citibank N.A. in Jakarta, including Vice President of Treasury Risk Management, from 1989 to 1997.
He is not affiliated with any other member of the Board of Directors or any of the majority shareholders.
52 years old, British citizen, domiciled in Jakarta.
Terry O’Connor was appointed as Matahari’s Chief Executive Officer effective per 1 January 2020. He obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration in Retailing and Wholesaling from the University of Stirling, UK, in 1999, and in 2014 he was awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Stirling in recognition of his outstanding contributions to retailing and British business in Singapore.
He has amassed over 30 years of retail experience both in the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia. After beginning his career in various retail buying roles with then Liverpool-based Colorvision PLC (1986-1993), he took up a position as buying director with Courts, a leading electrical, IT and furniture products retailer, to spearhead Courts’ Asian operations. After a series of rapid promotions, he was appointed as Managing Director of Courts Singapore (2000-2007), before becoming Regional CEO of Courts Asia (2007-2019).
Alongside his career, he is also a committed philanthropist, playing an active role in public and community services. He was nominated by the Singapore Manual and Mercantile Workers’ Union at the NTU May Day Awards for his strong support in the field of labor relations, and, in the June 2010 Honours List, was made an officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen of England for services to trade.
42 years old, Indian Citizen, domiciled in Jakarta.
Niraj Jain was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer in March 2019. His professional qualifications include membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Gold Medalist) and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
He brings more than 17 years of experience across Retail, F&B, FBCG and Automobile Industries across various countries.
Before joining Matahari, he was group CFO for Kanmo Group, an Indonesian Omnichannel Retailer which operates Portfolio of brands like Coach, Kate Spade, Nespresso, Mothercare, Justice and others (2013-2019). Prior to that, he was the Controller for Yum! Brands (Pizza Hut / KFC) for India Subcontinent (2009-2013), Senior Manager Planning for ICI Paints, now AkzoNobel, (2005-2009), and Regional Commercial Manager for TVS Motors (2002 – 2005).
48 years old, Indonesian citizen, domiciled in Jakarta.
Irwin Abuthan was appointed as the Company’s Store Planning & Development Director in 2010. He graduated from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Banking and Finance. Since joining the Lippo Group in 2002, he has held a number of different roles, including Director of Planning and Development in the Group’s Food Business Division. Prior to this, he was a Vice President in the Asset Management Investment Division of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) (1999–2002) and previously Manager of Corporate Finance and Corporate Banking at American Express Bank Ltd (1997–1999), having started his career at Bank Credit Lyonnais Indonesia (19951997).