JAKARTA. PT Bank Permata Tbk and PT Bank Pan Indonesia Tbk (Bank Panin) conducted extraordinary shareholders general meeting (RUPSLB) with the agenda of the reshuffle in the board of directors. The actions took place amid the issues of the sales of shares of both banks by their respective shareholders.
The RUPLSB of Bank Bank Panin agreed to appoint Hendrawan Danusaputra as the new vice president director. The two other new directors are Lionto Gunawan and Januar Hardi.
The three directors will effectively serve after obtaining approval from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) as the regulator. Previously, Hendrawan served as a director at Bank Panin.
Regarding to the plan of Australian & New Zealand Banking (ANZ) to sell its stakes in Bank Panin, the newly elected Hendrawan admitted that ANZ is planning to sell its shareholders in Indonesia.
But Hendrawan said that the decision is in the hands of the shareholders. “The shareholders have not yet officially communicated with Bank Panin,” said Lawrence, Tuesday (13/12). Regarding to the news that Mizuho Financial Group Inc. are interested in annexing the shares of ANZ in Bank Panin, it is an old issue, which has not been up dated.
To date, the shareholders of Panin Bank consist of Panin Financial (46.04%), Votraint No.1103 Pty Limited (ANZ) (38.82%), and public (15.14%).
President Director of Permata Resigned
In a separated place, the extraordinary shareholders general meeting (RUPSLB) of Bank Permata Ridha DM Wirakusumah as the new Managing Director, replacing Roy Arman Arfandy. "He (Roy) resigned. Shareholders appreciate his hard work for 11.5 years. We wish him success in his career elsewhere," said Gunawan Geniusahardja, Vice President Commissioner of Bank Permata.
Previously, Ridha served as the President Director of Maybank Indonesia during 2009-2011, when the bank was still named as Bank Internasional Indonesia.
Based on the shareholders’ assessment, Ridha is the most competent and experienced figure among other candidates. Indeed, the decision is expected to improve the Bank Permata performance, Gunawan added.
The shareholders of Bank Permata also appointed Lee Tee Boon as the Risk Director of the bank, replacing Michael Alan Coye, who also resigned from his position.
Responding to the news of a plan to sell the shares of the bank, Gunawan stated that it was only an old issue.
Earlier, KONTAN had reported earlier that the management of PT Bank Negara Indonesia Tbk (BNI) has stated that the bank is considering acquiring the shares of Bank Permata. But until now, BNI has not yet completed the assessment.
In terms of performance, Bank Permata still posted a net loss of up to Rp 1.3 trillion by October 2016 (Muhammad Farid/Translator)
Editor: Sanny Cicilia
Editor: Sanny Cicilia