Agus D.W. Martowardojo took office as Governor of Bank Indonesia on May 24th, 2013 pursuant to Presidential Decree No.45/P of 2013, for a five-year term ending 2018. Previously, he served as the Minister of Finance, the Republic of Indonesia, from May 2010 to April 2013.
Before serving as the Minister of Finance, Agus D.W. Martowardojo held key positions in several leading banks in Indonesia. He was the President Director and CEO of Bank Mandiri (2005 to 2010), President Director of Bank Permata (2002-2005), advisor to the Chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (2002), Managing Director of Bank Mandiri (1999-2002), President Director of PT. Bank Ekspor Impor Indonesia (1998-1999), and President Director of Bank Bumiputera (1995-1998). Early in his career, he joined Bank Niaga (1986-1994) and Bank of America (1984-1986). He has been the Chair of the Advisory Board of the Indonesian Banks Association since 2009.
Agus D.W. Martowardojo is also a chairman of the Governing Board of the International Islamic Liquidity Management (2016) and served as chairman of the Islamic Financial Services Board (2015). He also chaired the Association of State Owned Banks and chaired of the Indonesian Bankers Association.
During his career, Agus D.W. Martowardojo has received several awards. In August 2014, he has been awarded the Bintang Mahaputera Adipradana medal, the nation’s second-highest civilian honor. He was chosen as the Finance Minister of the Year 2012 on a global and Asia-Pacific level in February 2012 from The Banker. He also won, among others, the Indonesian Banker Leadership Achievement Award 2010 from the Asian Banker, and Indonesia’s Best Executive in 2009 from Asiamoney.
Agus D.W. Martowardojo was born in the Netherlands in 1956. He graduated from the University of Indonesia in economics. He took special programs at the State University of New York, Harvard Business School, Stanford University, and Wharton Executive Education.
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