Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia

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Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia

The Company's Board of Commissioners is responsible for overseeing the Company’s management by the Board of Directors and for ensuring the Company has implemented GCG in a sustainable manner. The Board of Commissioners is also responsible for providing assistance to the Board of Directors in determining the Company’s strategy, as well as providing suggestions, advice and recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding certain issues and matters. In performing its duties and responsibilities, the Board of Commissioners shall act in an independent manner.

Deshnee Naidoo - President Commissioner  

President Commissioner

Deshnee Naidoo

Born in Durban, February 27th, 1976. Started her mining career at Anglo American Platinum in 1998 where she built her career, holding a range of positions, until being appointed as CFO of Anglo American Thermal Coal from 2011 to 2014. Deshnee later served as Chief Executive Officer, Vedanta Zinc International and CMT (November 2014-May 2020), with responsibility for operations in Africa and Europe, and copper mines in Australia.

She joined Vale as Chief Financial Officer in January 2021, then was appointed Chief Executive Officer Vale Base Metals in December 2021. Deshnee has collaborated across Base Metals to understand the challenges and opportunities to accelerate the transformation. She also built greater financial discipline and cost management, while also setting the grounds for business growth.

Deshnee holds the title as Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Kwazulu Natal, and Certificate in Finance and Administration, Witwatersbrand Business School. She is a three-time “South Africa Mining Rainmaker,” was recognized among the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining in 2018, and has served as a board member of the South Africa Minerals Council.

Muhammad Rachmat Kaimuddin - Vice President Commisioner  

Vice President Commissioner

Muhammad Rachmat Kaimuddin

Rachmat holds a BSc from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Rachmat started his career as a Senior Associate at the Boston Consulting Group. He has also served as Managing Director of PT Cardig Air Services, Chief Financial Officer of PT Bosowa Corporindo, Managing Director of PT Semen Bosowa Maros, Vice President of Baring Private Equity Asia and Principal of Quvat.

In January 2022, Rachmat was appointed to become an Advisor in Technology and Sustainability at the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia.

Luiz Fernando Landeiro - Commissioner  


Luiz Fernando Landeiro

Luiz Fernando Landeiro Jr. has more than 18 years of experience in the management of teams in international companies, among others, in Brazil, Malaysia and Canada.

Landeiro began his career as a trainee at Coca Cola, Porto Real in 1999 and immediately promoted as a sales manager in the same year. His main responsibilities as a sales manager include, among others, to develop marketing plans and sales strategies and to be in charge of a large beverage distribution center, including selecting, managing and training staff through induction program.

His journey with Vale started in mid 2001 where Mr. Landeiro initially worked as a railway operations engineer and succeeded to pave his career to the position of Carajas Railway Operations Director in 2009 with the responsibility to manage and develop multiple international railway projects. Furthermore, in August 2013, Landeiro served as the Southeast Port Operations Executive Manager until June 2016 by which Mr. Landeiro was responsible for the operation and maintenance process in ports and other distribution centers. At this point, Landeiro already managed more than 4,000 people in different places in Brazil in order to increase productivity, safety and cost efficiency. His international experience was also complemented as Mr. Landeiro was posted as the Country Manager in July 2016 to lead the business development and operations ramp up in Malaysia.

Due to his extensive experience in managing global and complex organizations, and having held senior leadership posts at Vale S.A. for more than 10 years, starting from March 2018 until now, Mr. Landeiro is trusted to take a lead as Integrated Planning Director in Vale Base Metals in Canada where Mr. Landeiro implements the integrated business planning across Base Metals Operations.

Landeiro Jr. holds Bachelor Degree in civil engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 2001. Mr. Landeiro also attended a post graduate program in logistics at Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo in 2002 and obtained an MBA from Fundacao Dom Cabral, Nova Lima in Brazil in 2006. Mr. Landeiro further attended another post MBA program at Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, in Illinois, United States in 2006. During the course of 2010-2012, Mr. Landeiro also took leadership programs in the United States and Switzerland.

Fabio Ferraz - Commissioner  


Fabio Ferraz​

Born in Sao Paulo, November 10, 1967. He has held the position of Head of Mergers And Acquisitions (M&A) and Joint Ventures, Vale S.A., since 2018 until now. Prior to joining Vale, Fabio had a long career in the banking industry which he started in 1994. He served as Head of Corporate & Investment Banking at Haitong Bank (2016-2018), Co-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking at Banco Pine (2013 -2016), and Managing Director for Investment Banking (2010-2013). Previously, he was Executive Director, Head of M&A LatAm Investment Banking at UBS Investment Banking (2000-2005).

The Brazilian national holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (1990), and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan (1994).

Yusuke Niwa - Commissioner  


Yusuke Niwa

Yusuke Niwa is an executive at Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM). Since Jun3 2022, Yusuke has also been serving as General Manager of Nickel Sales & Raw Material at SMM.

He has more than thirty years of experience in SMM's non-ferrous metals and materials businesses, specializing in the fields of accounting, project management and administration. He likewise held significant posts relative to the Sierra Gorda copper mine of SMM in Chile.

Mr. Niwa is also an incumbent director of the Company's affiliates, Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation, Coral Bay Nickel Corporation and Nickel Asia Holdings, Inc. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.

Dadan Kusdiana - Commissioner  


Dadan Kusdiana

Dadan Kusdiana is currently the Director General of New Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (EBTKE) at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM). He was born in Sumedang, West Java, December 29, 1968, graduate of Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB) majoring in Agricultural Engineering. He is also a graduate of Doctoral Program from Kyoto University, Japan, Department of Environmental and Energy Sciences with the topic of Biofuel Process Technology.

Dadan's career at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources began as Secretary of the Directorate General of EBTKE (2016-2017), then became Head of Communication, Public Services and Cooperation, before being appointed as Expert for Natural Resources Economics. He was later appointed as Head of Research and Development Agency of Energy and Mineral Resources (2019-2020).

Apart from his duties at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dadan is active as a Board Member for the Association of Indonesian Bioenergy Experts and the Indonesian Renewable Energy Society.

Alexandre Silva D'Ambrosio  


Alexandre Silva D'Ambrosio

Alexandre Silva D’Ambrosio has been Vale S.A.’s General Counsel since March 2018. His responsibilities include the company’s Legal, Tax, Corporate and Compliance Office sectors worldwide. He is also an Officer of Vale International S.A. and a member of the Board of Directors of Vale New Caledonia. He is a former alternate member of the Curator Council Fundação Renova.

From 2016 to 2018, he was the Executive Vice President Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. He was also a member of the board of directors of Santander Security Services Ltda (“S3”). From 2003 to 2016, he was the Corporate Legal Director of Votorantim group. He was a board member of Aracruz Celulose S.A. (later Fibria S.A.) from 2009 to 2016.

In the United States, where he remained from 1985 to 1996, he worked as an Associate and Partner in large law firms, in Washington, D.C. and New York, in the areas of international trade, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and cross-border finance.

He obtainned an LLB from the University of São Paulo Law School in 1984, an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1986, and the equivalent of a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University’s National Law Center in 1989.

Raden Sukhyar - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner

Raden Sukhyar

Dr. R. Sukhyar received his Bachelor Degree in Geology Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). In 1990 he obtained his Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Earth Science from Monash University – Melbourne, Australia.

In 1981 he joined to Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR). From 1998 until 1999, he assumed as Director of Volcanology, before he was assigned as Secretary of Directorate General of Geology and Mineral Resources. In 2005 he was assigned as Assistant to Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources for Communication and Information Affairs. In 2008 he was appointed as Head of Geological Agency, MEMR. He was assigned as Director General of Mineral and Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources from 2013 until 2015. He is now assigned as an assistant to the Minister of Industry for Metal, Natural Gas and Natural Resources Affairs.

From 2002 until 2008 he was appointed as Commissioner of PT. Timah Tbk and as Commissioner of PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy from 2005 until 2009. From 2012 until 2015 he was appointed as President Commissioner of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk.

In 1991 he received Lasut Charter Award from Indonesia Geologists Association. In 2009 he was awarded Merit Medal for Working Dedication (Wirakarya) by President of Republic of Indonesia. In 2011 he was entitled Energy and Mineral Resources Extra-Ordinary Performance (Dharma Karya) by Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. In 2012 he gained Ultimate Service Performance Star (Bintang Jasa Utama) by the President of the Republic of Indonesia. He has also Geothermal Medal of Legacy from Geothermal Education of ITB.

Dr. R Sukhyar was in charge in strategic policy making such as the chairman of Mineral and Coal Mining Bill Drafting which then became Law on Mineral and Coal Mining No.4/2009; chairman of Geothermal Bill Drafting which then became Law on Geothermal No.27/2003 and chairman of Working Group for Coal and Mineral Added Value Policy. He is now a member of Working Group of Energy and Mineral Resources, National Committee for Economy and Industry (KEIN).

Dr. R. Sukhyar was appointed as World Bank consultant for Energy, Mineral Resources and Industry in early 2020 and also acting as the Chairman of Indonesia Smelters and Mineral Processing Association. He was acting as an adviser to the Minister of Industry on Natural Resources bades Industry from 2016 until 2019 and was an adviser in several professional and education organizations such as Indonesia Geothermal Association (IGA), Indonesia Geologists Association (IAGI), Indonesia Soil Scientists Association (HATI), Indonesia Mining Professional Association (PERHAPI) and Magister Geothermal Education of ITB. He chaired the Steering Committee of Cooperating Committee for Geoscience Programs in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) from 2010-2013, and now as the Honorary Advisor of this organization. He is also adviser for The Association of Mining and Energy Provincial Offices.

Rudiantara - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner


Rudiantara, BSc., MBA., graduated with a Bachelor degree in Statistics from the University of Padjajaran and received the Master in Business Administration from PPM School of Management.

Rudiantara has held position in many big firms in Indonesia. In 1995, he was appointed as Director of Sales in Telkomsel, before he joined PT Excelcomindo Tbk when it was established in 1996 and took the company listed in the Indonesian Stock Exchange. He was then appointed as the Deputy CEO of Semen Gresik/Indonesia, the largest publicly listed cement company in ASEAN before he was appointed as the Deputy CEO of PT PLN (Persero), a state-owned power generation and transmission-distribution company.

He was appointed as the Minister of Communications and Informatics for the period of 2014 – 2019 and successfully reposition role of regulator to become a facilitator and an accelerator particularly in technology start up and unicorn development system, as well as structuring Public Private Partnership for national broadband backbone connectivity and Hight Throughput Satellite projects with total availability payment more than US$ 4 billion.

He served as Independent Commissioner and Chairman of Audit Committee of PT Telkom Tbk from 2010 to 2012, Independent Commissioner and member of Governance and Remuneration Committee of PT Indosat Ooredoo Tbk from 2012 to 2014 and in the same period he also served as President Commissioner of PT Raja Tbk, as well as the CEO of BATR and President Commissioner of Rajawali Asia Resources. He has been the President Commissioner of GMM, an infrastructure and digital application and media company since 2019; CEO of Gtech Indonesia, a digital company in supply chain management of retail – FMCC section in Indonesia since early 2020; and Managing Director of Gtech Asia Pacific Pte, a digital company in supply chain management of retail – FMCG sector in Asia since early 2020.

Rudiantara served as the Chairman of Board of Trustee at the University of Padjajaran, Member of Patronage Council of Indonesia Heritage Foundation and Chairman of Next Indonesia Unicorn Foundation.

Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner

Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu

Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu is a professor in Sociology expertised in confllict resolution. She is equipped with extensive knowledge and research on conflict resolution and community development. She was appointed as Rector of Hasanuddin University on 28 April 2014 until now and still active in her role as Lecturer and Professor of Sociology Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Hasanuddin University since 1989.

She received bachelor degree in Sociology from University of Airlangga, Indonesia in 1985, Master of Art in Sociology from Ataneo de Manila University of Philippines in 1995 and Doctor of Sociology from University of Hasanuddin in 2015.

She is acting as Chairman of Advisory of Indonesia Rector Forum since 2019, Board Member of Australia Indonesia Center since 2015 and President of Indonesian Sociology Association since 2013.

Updated: Juni, 2022