Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Arif Rachmat

Co-Founder and CEO, TAP Group

Arif Rachmat is the co-founder and CEO of TAP Group, one of the largest oil palm companies in Indonesia, with more than 173,000 hectares planted and 30,000 people employed. He is also a commissioner of PT Kirana Megatara (KM), Indonesia's largest crumb rubber processor and exporter. He is the majority shareholder of PT TPR with a stake at BTPN Syariah Bank. The three companies fall under Triputra Holding Group, where he sits as a director, with significant investment in publicly listed companies such as Adaro Group, the largest coal energy in Indonesia, and DSN group (palm oil and wood). Upon his graduation from Cornell University he worked for General Electric for seven years in various leadership roles. He is the head of GK Indonesia Foundation and a member of Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, as well as an executive board member of the Young Presidents' Organization.


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