Dr. Tahir


Dr. Tahir

Chairman and CEO,
Mayapada Group, Indonesia
Name: Dato’ Sri Prof. DR. Tahir, MBA
Place & Date of Birth: Surabaya, 26 March 1952
Citizenship: Indonesian

Formal Education:

2008 Obtained Doctor Honoris Causa from Universitas Tujuh Belas Agustus 1945-Surabaya (Major in Small and Medium Enterprises)
1987 Obtained Master in Business Administration with GPA 4.00 from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA.
1976 Obtained Bachelor’s degree majoring in business from Nan Yang University, Singapore


Since Establishment – Now Founder, Chairman & CEO of Mayapada Group
1990 – Now Founder, Chairman, President Commissioner and Controlling Shareholder of Bank Mayapada, a publicly listed company in Indonesia Stock Exchange.
2004 – Now Founder, Honorary Chairman and Controlling Shareholder of Sona Topas Tourism Industry (IDP), a leading duty free operator in Indonesia, publicly listed company in Indonesia Stock Exchange. Joint Partnership with Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) World Wide.
2001 – Now Controlling Shareholder of Sona Topas Multifinance, an automobile financing company in Indonesia.
2008 – Now Founder, Chairman, and Controlling Shareholder of Mayapada Healthcare Group, a publicly listed company with Technical Assistance from National Healthcare Group (NHG) Singapore.
2010 – Now A Significant Shareholder of PT Zurich Topas Life.
Joint Partnership with Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd.
2010 – Now A Significant Shareholder of Sompo Japan Nippon Koa General Insurance.
Joint Partnership with Sompo Japan Nippon Koa International Co. Ltd.
2010 – Now A Significant Shareholder of Multimedia Business with Guo Ji Ri Bao, a leading and largest daily Chinese Newspaper in Indonesia
Franchise Holder of Forbes Indonesia
2008 – Now Owner of Fairmont Hotel in Bali
Since Acquisition – Now Owner of various office tower buildings in Central Business District Sudirman Jakarta, namely Mayapada Tower, Permata Tower, Sona Topas Tower and Menara Topas.
2011 Controlling Shareholder of TopasTV ( Satelite TV )
2011 Owner of ABI Plaza, 11 Keppel Road, Singapore
2013 Owner of MYP Plaza at Cecil Street 135, Singapore
2014 Owner of Shiodome Plaza Building, Tokyo

Social Activities:

2014 – 2017 Board of Trustee, Lingnan College, Sun Yat Sen University, Guang Zhou
2014 – 2015 Vice Chairman for investment of Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN)
18 September 2014 Appointed as Special Advisor for Commander in Chief of TNI (Indonesia National Armed Forces)
17 August 2014 Received Satyalancana Wira Karya award.
Awarded by Coordinating Minister for People Welfare, HR. Agung Laksono on behalf of The President of Indonesia Republic.
21 July 2014 Tokoh Filantropis 2014
Awarded by ANTARA News.
3 October 2013 The Lifetime Achievement Award for Business Leadership & Financial Service 2013
Awarded by World Chinese Economic Forum, Kuala Lumpur
2012 – 2016 Honorary President of Singapore Table Tennis Association
July 2013 – July 2018 Vice Chairman Supervisory Board at Pancasila University
13 October 2012 Received Nanyang Alumni Achievement Award from Nanyang Technological University Singapore
July 2012 – May 2016 Vice Chairman of Indonesia Judo Federation
July 2012 Chancellor’s Citation from The Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley for remarkable achievements on a global scale.
July 2012 Honorary Member of The Association of Indonesian Retired Armed Forces and Police Member
Dec 2011 Awarded by All Asian Leader – Hong Kong magazine as ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2011
Nov 2011 Awarded by Ernst & Young as ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2011
2011 Awarded by Singapore’s Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew for giving contribution in education
2011 – 2017 Appointed to the post of visiting Professor of Lingnan College, Sun Yat Sen University, Guang Zhou
2011 – Now Member of Governance Council of Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2011 – Now Member of Advisory Board of The Employer’s Association of Indonesia (APINDO)
2011 – 2015 President of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – China Committee (KIKT)
May 2010 Inaugurated Dato Sri title by The State of Pahang (Kesultanan Pahang), Malaysia
2010 – Now Honorary Black Belt DAN VI holder from Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation
2010 Achieving DAN V (Black Belt), JUDO
2010 – 2014 Expert Assistant of Coordinating Ministry for People’s Welfare Republic of Indonesia
2010 – 2012 President South East Asia Table Tennis Association
2009 Awarded by Minister of Youth and Sport as The Best Sport Supervisor for the year of 2009
2009 – 2014 President of Indonesian Chinese Entrepreneur Community (PERMIT)
2009 – Now President Commissioner of PT. Zhong Zhong Surya, Surabaya
2007 – 2019 Board of Trustee, UC Berkeley (The First Asean)
2007 – 2011 Expert Assistant of All Indonesia Judo Federation
2002 – Now Ambassador, University of Southern California
2002 – 2013 3rd Period: President, Indonesian Table Tennis Association
1999 – 2003 Ex Vice President of Indonesian Wrestling Association

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