Telkomtelstra, the Jakarta-based Joint Venture between Telstra and Telkom Indonesia, Tuesday announced the appointment of Erik Meijer as new President Director, taking over from Phill Sporton who has led Telkomtelstra since its inception and will be returning to Australia to take up a position with Telstra.
Erik has spent the past 22 years working in Indonesia and has held various senior management positions within the Indonesian ICT industry. Telkomtelstra now employs more than 70 people in a new state of the art facility in Jakarta and has a fully operational business with a number of large enterprise customers and more than 200 sites under contract.
Telkomtelstra is currently delivering the first phase of products and services (Managed Network Services, Integrated Service Management and Professional Services) to customers. The service provider will be releasing its second phase of products including managed cloud, unified communications and an integrated suite of Managed Security Products in 2016. It also recently opened Indonesia’s first and only immersive Customer Experience Centre, Telstra’s largest CEC outside of Australia.
David Burns, Group Managing Director, Telstra Global Services
After an extensive search, we are delighted to have secured a candidate of Erik’s calibre to capitalise on the significant progress we have made since telkomtelstra was established. The company is tracking ahead of forecast and we anticipate continued growth, which is exciting.