12 July 2018
Asiamet Appoints Senior Indonesian Executive to lead External Relations
As Asiamet transitions from explorer to developer and producer, the complexity of its External Relations function continues to grow rapidly. To ensure that the Company's level of engagement effectively meets stakeholder expectations within Indonesia, we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Zsa Zsa Yusharyahya to the position of Executive Vice President - External Relations based in Jakarta, effective 1 August 2018.
Ms Yusharyahya is a highly experienced public relations and communications specialist with an extensive senior management background across multiple business sectors.
Ms Yusharyahya was a member of the initial project teams that established Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia (RCTI) and Metro TV, Indonesia's first private television station and Indonesia's top news channel respectively. She was anchorwoman for news at RCTI and held the positions of Business Development Manager and Public Relations Manager. At Metro TV, she was Director of Operations. In 2007, she joined Bank Danamon, one of Indonesia's largest banks, as Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications.
Throughout her career Ms Yusharyahya has managed large-scale communications and public relations projects and has developed an extensive network of contacts within media, public office, government, non-governmental organisations and the private sector. Ms Yusharyahya is a highly recognised professional within the Indonesian business community and is frequently invited to participate as a speaker and moderator in many national seminars and workshops across Indonesia.
Ms Yusharyahya holds a Master of Business Administration, from Pepperdine School of Business, Malibu, California, USA, 1987; and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, USA, 1980.
Peter Bird, Asiamet's Chief Executive Officer commented:
"Asiamet is very pleased to have such an experienced and talented executive as Zsa Zsa join the team as Executive Vice President - External Relations at this transformational time for the Company. As the Company progresses from explorer to developer and producer the level of engagement required with all stakeholders is growing exponentially, particularly as it relates government, community and permitting. We warmly welcome Zsa Zsa to the team and look forward to working with her to position Asiamet for success as we build our projects and business in Indonesia."
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Peter Bird, Deputy Chairman and CEO
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