Biography Chairul Tanjung - Conglomerate Success Indonesia

Chairul Tanjung was born in Jakarta, June 16, 1962, was born in Jakarta in the family is enough. His father A.G. Promontory is the old order era journalist who publishes a small circulation newspapers. Chairul are in a family with six other brothers. When Arriving at the New Order era, his father's business forced to close because it is politically opposed to the rulers at that time. The situation is forcing parents to sell the house and moved to live in a room inn tight.

He is the businessman from Indonesia. His name is widely known as a successful businessman with a company he leads, The Group, Chairul has started doing business when she attended from the Department of Dentistry, University of Indonesia. Had ups and downs, he eventually built a successful business. His conglomerate, the Group into a business enterprise in charge of several other companies such as Trans TV and Bank Mega

After completing high school in Boedi Oetomo in 1981, entered Chairul Department of Dentistry, University of Indonesia (graduated 1987). When this college he began to enter the business world. And when college is also, he was awarded as National Model Students 1984-1985. In order to meet the needs of college, he starts a business from scratch that is selling textbooks stencils, t-shirts, and others on campus. He also opened a business copy on campus. Chairul also never set up a medical supply store and laboratory in the number Senen Raya, Central Jakarta, but it broke.

After college, Chairul been established PT Pariarti Shindutama along with three colleagues in 1987. Initial capital of Rp 150 million from Exim Bank, they produce children's shoes for export. Luck sided with him, because the company immediately received orders 160 thousand pairs of shoes from Italy. However, due to differences in the vision of business expansion, Chairul choose split and established his own business.

His skill as an entrepreneur building a network and make business grow. Directing business to the conglomerate, Chairul reposition itself into three core businesses: financial, property, and multimedia. In finance, he took over Bank Karman which is now called Bank Mega. He named the company with the Group. The conglomerate has a core Holdindo as a father holding company, who heads a number of sub-holding, namely the Global Investindo (business finance), The Core Investindo (media and investment) and the Core Propertindo (property).

The group below, Chairul Tanjung has a number of companies in the financial sector, among others, General Insurance Mega Life Insurance Mega Life, The Multi Finance, Bank Mega Tbk, Mega Capital Indonesia, Bank Syariah Mega and Mega Finance. While in the field of property and investments, the company oversees the Bandung Propertindo, The Propertindo Bali, Batam Indah Investindo, Mega Indah Propertindo. And in the field of broadcasting and multimedia, the Group has a Trans TV, Trans 7, Mahagagaya Prime, Trans Fashion, Lifestyle Trans and Trans Studio. Specialized in property business, the Group has the Bandung Supermall. Mall area of ​​3 hectares spent 99 billion dollars. The Group launched the Bandung Supermall as the Central Business District in 1999. While in the field of investment, In early 2010, the Group through its subsidiary, Trans Corp. Carrefour bought the majority stake, which is some 40 percent. Regarding the process of purchasing Carrefour, the MoU (memorandum of understanding) the purchase of shares of Carrefour signed on March 12, 2010 in France.

Forbes magazine released a list of top 2010 world's richest people. As an achievement, according to the magazine, Chairul Tanjung including one of the world's richest man from Indonesia. Forbes stated that Chairul Tanjung 937 ranks the world with total assets of U.S. $ 1 billion.

Chairul said that in building a business, develop a network (network) is essential. Having a partner (partner) with a well needed. Building a relationship was not only to companies that already famous, but also on the famous yet though. For Chairul, good friendships will help the process of evolving business done. When business conditions are not good (read: quiet customer) then the network can be dependable. For Chairul, even friends with any official letter of introduction is important. In terms of investment, Chairul have ideals that local companies can be a company that can synergize with multinational companies. He did not shut themselves to cooperate with multinationals from abroad. For him, this is not an attempt to sell the state. However, this is an Indonesian national company's efforts can stand alone, and so the host in their own country.

According to Chairul, capital is important in building and developing the business. For him, the will and hard work must have someone who wants to succeed in business. But getting a reliable partner is everything. For her, building trust as well as by building integrity. This is where the importance of networking (networking) in running a business.

In business, Chairul stated that the younger generation of business was supposed to be patient, and willing to venture up the stairs one by one. According to him, building a business is not like turning the palm of the hand. It takes a patience, and never give up. Do not let the many who take the path of instantaneous (instant), because in the business world patience is one of the key markets in stealing hearts. Build integrity is important for Chairul. Is humane when trying, someone eager to get the result. Not all results can be received directly.

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