Vice President of Corporate Communication Telkom Arif Prabowo received the Spoke Person of the Year award at the Indonesia PR of The Year 2017 event in Jakarta on Tuesday (31/10).

President Director of Telkom Named Spoke Person of the Year 2017

NOVEMBER 06, 2017

President Director (Managing Director) of PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (Telkom) Alex J. Sinaga was named "Spoke Person of the Year 2017" at the Indonesian PR of the Year 2017 event hosted by Mix Marketing & Communication Magazine in Jakarta, Tuesday (31/10). The predicate is given since Alex J. Sinaga is considered as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and communicator with high credibility and very understanding of the industry. Therefore, Alex is considered a good source of news for the media.

Vice President of Corporate Communication Telkom Arif Prabowo would like to thank all parties who have supported the company's communication performance and Telkom's management. "Thank you very much to all parties, especially Media colleagues and employees of TelkomGroup, who have helped Telkom's Corporate Communications team in carrying out corporate communications functions, including communications conducted by our Managing Director. This award further spurs the Corporate Communications team and the entire management of TelkomGroup to always create quality and effective communication, "said Arif.

"As a state-owned company which is also a public company, Telkom must pay attention to information disclosure to all stakeholders, especially to the media as a tongue connector between the company and the public. Hopefully, this award can improve the good relationship with the stakeholders and the wider community, "said Arif Prabowo.

The award-winning Spoke Person of the Year 2017 was judged by no less than 50 journalists and national press figures, as well as an independent jury. Some aspects of the assessment, among others, the ability to understand the media, the ability to be a good source of news for the media and the public especially in crisis situations, as well as the ability to maximize the function of corporate communications as an important part in bridging the ranks of corporate leaders with the public.

As CEO of TelkomGroup, Alex proved successful to invite stakeholders to support the company's programs. He is also considered able to convey a variety of important corporate information such as performance, corporate action, update events as well as the development of the industry well. In addition, Alex is also regarded as a leader with a communicative and friendly character with a systematic communication style, firm, and straightforward.

Indonesia PR of the Year 2017 is an annual event organized by Mix Marcom-SWA Media Group Magazine. This year is the ninth time. This event is intended to give appreciation to the companies and figures for their success in optimizing the communication function, as well as good relationships that are intertwined with the media.

TelkomGroup Wins TOP IT & TELCO Award 2017

Meanwhile, in the TOP IT & TELCO 2017 event that was also held in Jakarta on last Thursday (31/10), TelkomGroup won various awards. Telkom was awarded the TOP Business Solutions 2017 category of triple play service IndiHome as TOP Fixed Internet Provider 2017. Telkomsel's subsidiary through Simpati and Kartu Halo products was also awarded as TOP Pre-Paid GSM Card 2017 and TOP Post -Paid GSM Card 2017 on. Meanwhile, Telkomsigma won four awards, namely TOP Data Center Service 2017, TOP Big Data Solution 2017, TOP Cloud Application Provider 2017, and TOP IT Software Development 2017. Infomedia achieved TOP Contact Center Solution 2017.