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Indonesia's PermataBank names new president director

Rusli has worked for international institutions, including Goldman Sachs and Accenture.

Bangkok Bank has appointed Meliza Rusli as president director of its Indonesian subsidiary PermataBank.

Rusli is tasked with helping deliver PermataBank’s goal of becoming Indonesia’s leading deposit and wealth franchise, as well as strengthening the collaboration between PermataBank and Bangkok Bank.

In the appointment announcement, Rusli said that she was honored to be given the opportunity to lead PermataBank. 

“We will focus on serving our customers and ecosystem partners by helping them achieve sustainable growth as the economy starts to recover in the post-pandemic environment. We will also focus on helping Indonesia companies seek growth opportunities across ASEAN and beyond supported by Bangkok Bank’s knowledge, connections, long history in Indonesia and robust international network,” Rusli said.

She replaces Chalit Tayjasanant, who will now resume his role as a member of the Board of Commissioners of PermataBank, subject to approval from the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK). 

Rusli has served in senior leadership roles in global financial firms, including Goldman Sachs and Accenture, as well as chief of Group Digital Strategy at PT Astra International Tbk and president director of Astra Pay. 

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