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On October 4, EuroCham was invited to attend the 5th Indonesia Circular Economy Forum 2022 at JCC Senayan. The Forum aims to accelerate the Circular Economy transition in Indonesia through national and international partnership. The Indonesia Circular Economy Forum (ICEF) brings together stakeholders active in the broad field of the circular economy in Indonesia. As a Platform, it goes beyond sectoral activities and highlights cross-sector opportunities. The Platform bridges existing initiatives at local, regional, and national level, and supports the implementation of the circular economy.
EuroCham’s members, Coca Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) and Danone, were the panelists in this event. Dhedy Adi Nugroho, the Head of Corporate Affairs of CCEP, gave us insights into the Circular Economy for Indonesia’s low carbon development in plenary session I. Meanwhile, Karyanto Wibowo, Danone’s Sustainable Development Director shared Danone’s accomplishment in Harnessing the Production Efficiency of Industry in Indonesia in plenary session III.
Thank you for the fruitful discussion and insights from the speakers as well as to the event organizer!
EuroCham is proud to witness the historic moment symbolizing Citroën’s return to Indonesia through a ceremnony held on 4 October 2022. The French auto manufacturer is making a comeback after being last seen on the streets of Indonesia in the 1990s. The Indomobil Group, parent company of Garuda Mataram Motor (a EuroCham gold member) has been appointed by Stellantis N.V, the parent company of Citroën Automobiles, as the sole distributor of the Citroen brand in Indonesia.
The distinguised guests that attended the event included Indonesia’s Minister of Transportion, Budi Karya, Ambassador Olivier Chambard (French Ambassador to Indonesia), Vincent Cobée (Chairman and CEO of Citroën), Carl Smiley (Chief Operating Officer India & Asia Pacific of Citroën), Christophe Musy (Senior Vice-President for ASEAN of Citroën), Jusak Kertowidjojo (President Director of Indomobil), Andrew Nasuri (Head of Business Development of the Indomobil Group), and Stevan Hutahayan (Brand Manager of Garuda Mataram Motor). Phillipe Augier (Executive Board member of EuroCham) also attended the event on behalf of EuroCham.
The Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya, expressed his appreciation for Citroën's return to the Indonesian automotive market. He outlined his hopes for Citroen to grow in Indonesia and contribute to the transfer of knowledge to the Indonesian people. Citroën’s CEO, Vincent Cobée, added how delighted he was to be part of Citroën’s launch in Indonesia and has a mission to offer more options for Indonesians to enjoy the freedom of mobility.
Congratulations to Citroën Automobiles and the Indomobil Group for achieving this important milestone.