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Board of Directors PT Vale Indonesia Tbk

Board of Directors Profile

PT Vale's Board of Directors is responsible for the effective, efficient and prudent management of the Company. With a keen focus on sustainable growth, our Board of Directors and management teams are working diligently to execute the Company's strategic plans, deliver superior returns to shareholders and ensure the company fulfills its commitment to excellence in environmental and social responsibility.

  • Nico Kanter

    President Director
    Nico Kanter

    Nicolas (Nico) Kanter was re-appointed as President Director of the Company at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 1, 2014, after his first appointment as President Director on September 27, 2011. Previously, he served as an Independent Commissioner of PT Vale from April 17, 2009.

    Prior to joining PT Vale, Mr. Kanter served as Head of Country, BP Indonesia from 2007, where he supervised, and was responsible for, integrating the entire BP operation in Indonesia. Before this, he had been the Executive Vice-President, Human Resources and Relations at BP.

    Mr. Kanter started his career at BP Indonesia in 1984 as a legal adviser. From 1987 to 1999 he worked as head of various departments including Purchasing, Finance, Control & Planning, Marketing & Commercial, HR and VP Public & Government Affairs.

    After this, he served as Human Resources Manager from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Kanter served as Senior Vice-President of Human Resources and General Support at Vico Indonesia (acquired by BP) from 2001 to 2002, and since 2003, he was commissioned by BP Asia Pacific and Middle East (Hong Kong) as the Executive Assistant to the Group Vice President Upstream.

    Nico Kanter earned a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Indonesia and a Masters in Business Administration, in International Business, from the University of Southern California, USA.

  • Bernardus Irmanto

    Vice President Director
    Bernardus Irmanto

    Bernardus Irmanto was appointed as Vice-President Director on February 16, 2011, after having been named as a Director on October 28, 2010. He was reappointed as Vice-President Director at the General Meeting of Shareholders on April 1, 2014.

    Mr. Irmanto joined PT Vale in August 2004 as a Senior Systems Analyst. Since then, he has held positions with increasing responsibility in the IT department. In February 2007, he was appointed as General Manager of IT until assigned as a General Manager who was responsible for PT Vale’s shared services operations in May 2009.

    Prior to joining PT Vale, Mr. Irmanto held various positions of increasing responsibility in Newmont Nusa Tenggara, Fujitsu Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd., Bali Camp, University of New South Wales and PT Freeport Indonesia.

    He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta in 1997, and a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia in 2003. Furthermore, Mr. Irmanto currently is also completing a global executive MBA program from the University of California Los Angeles – National University of Singapore.

  • Lovro Paulic

    Director
    Lovro Paulic

    Mr. Lovro Paulic has more than 28 years of professional experience within the mining industry and has been trusted to deal with various high profile projects.

    Mr. Paulic started his career at the Vale Ma nitoba Operations, and was appointed as Director of Operation in 2009. With passion for people development, safety leadership and rigour to cost management, he has had tremendous success trans forming the Manitoba operations. During that first year, he led the organization to a sustainable cost reduction of over CAD$128M and further improved cost over his tenure. Improv ement in safety was manifested in “Total Recordable Injury Frequency” of less than 0.7. A 2015 record. Manitoba operations achieved another safety milestone by reaching 367 days without a lost time injury for the first time in its 60 year history.

    Mr. Paulic holds Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

  • Febriany Edy

    Director
    Febriany Eddy

    Febriany Eddy was appointed as Director for the first time at the General Meeting of Shareholders on April 23, 2013. In April 2014, the shareholders approved her reappointment as Director.

    Ms. Febriany joined PT Vale Indonesia Tbk in September 2007 as Manager of Capital Projects Control and Financial Evaluation, in which she had significant operational involvement on generating cost efficiencies, evaluating and managing capital projects, and supporting strategic planning.

    In October 2010, Ms. Febriany was transferred to the regional office of Vale Base Metals Asia Pacific and Africa based in Brisbane, Australia. Her responsibility covered Base Metals operations in Indonesia, Japan, China, Taiwan and Africa.

    She returned to PT Vale Indonesia Tbk in April 2013 as Director, Chief Financial Officer until today. Ms. Febriany has more than sixteen years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial due diligence, financial evaluation, capital projects control and operational performance management.

    Prior to joining PT Vale Indonesia Tbk, Ms. Febriany worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for five and a half years in Jakarta and one and a half years in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ms. Febriany was engaged in various international projects in financial due diligence.

    Ms. Febriany earned a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Accounting from Universitas Indonesia and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and National University of Singapore, and she is a Certified Public Accountant.