President Director | Telkom Telstra
Erik Meijer attended the International Business School in Groningen, Netherlands, and Middlesex Polytechnic/University in London, United Kingdom. Erik has also successfully completed an Executive Program on Marketing Telecommunications at INSEAD in France.
Mid 1993 Erik moved to Indonesia to support KPN’s South East Asia office in the fields of Business Development, Public Relations and Marketing.
In 1995, Erik joined Indonesia’s leading mobile telecom operator Telkomsel, working in various functions in the field of sales & marketing, with his last position Vice President Marketing & CRM. In June 2013 he was tasked by the Indonesian government to support the Indonesian flag-carrier airline Garuda Indonesia, which he joined as their Executive Vice President Marketing & Sales and member of the Board of Directors, until December 2014. Erik was also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Citilink, the low-cost carrier airline subsidiary of Garuda Indonesia.
Erik has been residing in Indonesia for the past 22 years. He has received several awards in the fields of Marketing and Public Relations. He was voted as Indonesia’s Marketeer of the Year (Insan Pemasar Indonesia) 2006 by the Cakram Advertising Magazine, Creative Marketer 2007 by MIX Marketing Magazine, one of the Top-10 Figures in Indonesia’s Technology Industry 2009 by TechLife magazine. Erik has also been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Indonesia Cellular Awards 2007.