Andreas RinaldiChief Executive Officer
Mr Rinaldi was appointed as the CEO of the Group on 16 October 2019. Mr Rinaldi has been with the Group more than 8 years, playing a key role as an Executive Director of the Company’s Indonesian subsidiaries, PT Samantaka Batubara, PT Ausindo Prima Andalas, and PT Ausindo Andalas Mandiri from 2005 to present. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Rinaldi held the position of Director at Sarmi Papua Asia Oil Ltd and PT Inti Nickelindo Resources where he led and oversaw the companies’ strategic direction and business plan. Mr Rinaldi graduated from Atma Jaya University with an Associate Degree in English Education.
Suherman BudionoChief Financial Officer
Mr Budiono was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Group on 31 July 2019. He leads the finance, accounting, tax, analysis and financial reporting of the BlackGold Group’s operations. He is also responsible for improving the BlackGold Group’s financial control systems and policies. Mr Budiono was CFO of the Group from January 2012 to September 2017.
Prior to joining the Group in 2012, Mr Budiono served as the head of finance & accounting at PT Vitadaya Harapan from August 2009 to December 2011, where he led the financial control, financial reporting, as well as tax planning and analysis of the company. He was responsible for developing the financial control system and policy of PT Vitadaya Harapan, including its integration with the company site office system.
Mr Budiono graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting and Economics from Wijaya Kusuma University in August 1986. He is currently a member of the Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia, which is a member of the International Federation of Accountants.
Board of Directors
Soh Sai Kiang PhilipIndependent Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Soh Sai Kiang Philip was redesignated from Independent Director to Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 29 November 2019. He was the Head of Internet Trading in Lum Chang Securities Pte Ltd (subsequently known as DBS Vickers Securities Pte Ltd) where he was responsible for managing the internet trading business for the company. In 2001, he joined UOB Kay Hian Pte Ltd as the Head of Business Development and subsequently, rose to the rank of Director of Capital Markets (Singapore) where he now handles capital fund raising and debt financing for listed and non-listed companies. Mr Soh is also the lead independent director of Sin Heng Heavy Machinery Ltd, which is listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Mr Soh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Merit) degree in Economics and Political Science from the National University of Singapore in 1993.
Lim Chee SanIndependent Director
Mr Lim Chee San was appointed as an Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company on 31 July 2019. Mr Lim has been an accountant, a banker and a lawyer at different times during the last 35 years. He has his own law firm, TanLim Partnership, now. Before he started his current law practice, he was the Head of Banking Operations in a large regional bank. He also has many years of experience as an auditor in large international accounting firms. He is a barrister-at-law, a chartered certified accountant, and a chartered information technology practitioner. He was among the top candidates in his accountancy and law examinations.
Chng Hee KokIndependent Director
Mr Chng was appointed as an Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company on 17 September 2019. He is Chairman of Ellipsiz Ltd. Mr Chng had served as the Chief Executive Officer of Scotts Holdings Limited, Yeo Hiap Seng Limited, Hartawan Holdings Ltd., HG Metals Manufacturing Ltd, and LH Group Ltd. He was a Member of Parliament of Singapore from 1984 to 2001. Mr Chng served on the boards of Sentosa Development Corporation and Singapore Institute of Directors. Currently he sits on the boards of a number of listed companies which include Samudera Shipping Line Limited, United Food Holdings Ltd, Luxking Group Holding Ltd, Chaswood Resources Holdings Ltd, The Place Holding Ltd, and Full Apex (Holdings) Limited. Mr Chng was awarded a Merit Scholarship by the Singapore Government and graduated with a BEng (First Class Honours) from the University of Singapore in 1972. He also holds a MBA from the National University of Singapore.Bangun Madong Parulian SamosirIndependent Director
An Indonesian national, Mr Parulian has extensive mining and entrepreneurial experience from holding a variety of senior positions in the Indonesian mining and construction industry.
Mr Parulian has been the adviser of PT Pamapersada Nusantara, one of Indonesia’s largest mining construction and contracting companies and part of the multi-billion dollar PT Astra International Group, since 2007, and had also served in its engineering division (first as engineering department head and subsequently as engineering division head) and operational audit division (as operational auditor) from February 1994 to August 2007.
Prior to his tenure with PT Pamapersada Nusantara, Mr Parulian had served in both the Surface and Underground mining divisions of PT Freeport Indonesia Inc. (first as a mine engineer trainee, where he progressed to a control foreman, and subsequently the assistant chief engineer) from January 1983 to January 1994.
Mr Parulian graduated with a Bachelor of Mine Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology in October 1982.Wahyu MahadiIndependent Director
Mr Wahyu Mahadi was appointed as an Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company on 31 July 2019. Mr Mahadi is currently managing the nationwide roll-out implementation as well as administrative and operational business support to auditor function for PT. Hutchison 3 Indonesia or known as CK Hutchison Group Telecom Holding Hongkong. Prior to his tenure at PT. Hutchison 3 Indonesia, Mr Mahadi joined PT. Alcatel Indonesia in 1995 as testing commissioning engineer and was assigned throughout South East Asian countries (Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei). Mr Mahadi graduated with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Science and Technology of Indonesia in 1995.