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Armand B. Arief/ Commissioner, Fellow and Senior Consultant


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Words to Live by:
"Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships". - Stephen R. Coveya

Email : armand@dunamis.co.id

Personal Website : www.dunamis.co.id

Armand Bachtiar Arief is known as a man with integrity who always maintains his professionalism during his work career. Mr. Arief earned a BA in Business Administration from Curry College, Milton. Massachusetts, USA in 1979, and an MBA from Suffolk University, Boston, USA in 1982. He has around 38 years of professional experience in various industries in different countries. He spent the last 27 years as a top executive in prominent multinational and local banks in Indonesia.

During his time in the USA, Mr Arief worked in the hotel industry for three years then in heavy tools industry. His professional career started in 1983 at Nestle Indonesia where he held various positions with his last appointment as Regional Development Manager in 1988.

His banking career started with Citibank, N.A - Indonesia in 1988 as Asset Management Manager. The Citibank offering was a tempting opportunity for him to transform a traditional bank into a customer- oriented organization with hospitality service standards. He held many vital positions at Citibank Indonesia in the period of 1988 - 1997. In his last position Mr. Arief served as Distribution Director of Global Consumer Banking. Then, in 1998 - 1999 he joined Bank Papan Sejahtera as Retail Banking Director.

Mr. Arief served as a Vice President Director at Bank Danamon from 1999 to 2002. His expertise has brought Bank Danamon to overcome economic crisis in 1999. Mr. Arief was also the architect and executor for the merging of nine banks into Bank Danamon.

In November 2002 Mr. Arief joined PT Bank International Indonesia, where he served as Deputy President Director until 2007.

Starting on September 7, 2007, Mr. Arief became the President Director of PT Bank UOB Buana, which became PT Bank UOB Indonesia. He served in this position until December, 2015.

Mr. Arief is a strong believer and role model of the values of integrity, honesty and discipline.
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