Johnny Widjaja is a distinguished and well-respected businessman
who founded and led the TIRA Group to become one of the most prominent
business groups in Indonesia.
It is worth noting that during the economic turmoil of 1998, Johnny
Widjaja successfully maneuvered the TIRA Group through those difficult
Years, then integrated it into the larger operations of the Sintesa
Today, Johnny Widjaja lends his immense experience to Sintesa as a
Shareholder and Chairman of the corporation. When asked about his
secret to success, he said: ďLateral thinking. When you see an opportunity,
embrace it, cultivate it and dare yourself to do the un-obviousĒ.
That is not only what he says but also what he does, and that is why
many people see him as a visionary leader.
Sintesa is already a sizeable group being a stakeholder in many companies,
two of which are publicly listed at the Jakarta Stock Exchange. The
other companies within the investment portfolio are very diversified
with many industrial partners.
Strategies are being devised to add more capital, keep on excelling
in performance and take the companies to higher levels, of profitability,
market penetration and professional recognition. Again, the success
lies within the merger of minds: the merger of business becomes the
embodiment of the synergy created by like-thinking minds.
We are proud to have top-notch international executives as well as
local executives within our company. Their rich cultural and commercial
backgrounds enhance the company's performance and success throughout
the years, ad they bring innovation and experience to the group.