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Government of Indonesia awards Shell Indonesia for Motivating Entrepreneurship

President Director and Country Chairman of Shell Indonesia, Darwin Silalahi, along with CEOs of Bank Mandiri, Ciputra Group and Bogasari, were given appreciation as the Best Entrepreneurship Motivators for their support and dedication in supporting Indonesian entrepreneurship development.
Darwin Silalahi (Country Chairman and President Director, Shell Indonesia) receiving award from Sjarifuddin Hasan (Minister of Cooperatives and SME)

Darwin Silalahi (Country Chairman and President Director, Shell Indonesia) receiving award from Sjarifuddin Hasan (Minister of Cooperatives and SME)

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visited Shell LiveWIRE booth during his exhibition tour

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visited Shell LiveWIRE booth during his exhibition tour

The award was presented by Minister of Cooperatives and SME, Sjarifuddin Hasan and witnessed by the President of the Republic of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), Cabinet Ministers, Governors, University Rectors, Foreign Ambassadors, other Government High Officials and media during the opening of National Entrepreneurship Movement at SMESCO UKM Building on February, 2. Two of Shell LiveWIRE Business Start-Up Awards (BSA) 2010 Winners; Ali Bagus Antra (founder of Bebek Garang restaurant in Bandung) and Nur Kartika Indah (owner of Nata de Cassava from Yogyakarta) also received awards as successful young entrepreneurs along with three other young entrepreneurs in the event. The 3-day event was enlivened by exhibition booths in the UKM Convention Hall filled with small businesses that have gained support from various channels such as Ministries, State-Owned or Private-Owned Companies, Bank, Local Business Association, or Universities. It was also enriched with Entrepreneur Summit, Workshops and Seminars on attention-grabbing topics surrounding current entrepreneurship challenges in Indonesia.

For more information, kindly contact:

Budiman Moerdijat
GM External Affairs and Communications
PT Shell Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 7592 4700
Fax: +62 21 7592 4679