Telkom Vice President Corporate Communication, Arif Prabowo, are seen receiving an accolade as the Spoke Person of The Year at PR at PR of The Year 2017 event in Jakarta, Tuesday (31/10).
Jakarta, 5 November 2017 - President Director of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (Telkom), Alex J. Sinaga, was crowned as the "Spoke Person of the Year 2017" in Indonesia PR of the Year 2017 event held by Mix Marketing & Communication Magazine in Jakarta, Tuesday (31/10). The accolade is given to Alex J. Sinaga because he’s considered as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a communicator who have a high credibility and understand his industry so Alex is considered as a good source of news to media.
Vice President Corporate Communication of Telkom, Arif Prabowo, thanks all parties who have supported the company’s communication performance and Telkom’s management staffs. "Thank you to all parties, particularly all media partners and employees of TelkomGroup who have helped Telkom Corporate Communication team in carrying out the company’s communication function, including the communication between our President Director. This accolade motivates the Corporate Communication team and all of TelkomGroup management staffs to create professional and effective communications," Arif said.
"As a state-run company (SOE) and a public company, Telkom must pay attention to the information transparency to all stakeholders, particularly the media that acts as a connector between the company and the public. I hope this accolade would improve the good relationship with stakeholdres and the public," Arif Prabowo said.
The Spoke Person of the Year 2017 is chosen by not less than 50 journalists, the national press public figures, and independent panel of judges based on some aspects, such as the ability to understand the media, the ability to become a good source of news for the media and the public, particularly in a critical situation, and the ability to optimize the corporate communications function as an important part in connecting the company leaders with the public.
As the CEO of TelkomGroup, Alex has successfully asked the stakeholders to support the company programs. He’s also considered capable of delivering the company’s essential information, such as performance, corporate acts, event updates, including the industry development. Besides that, Alex is considered as a communicative and friendly leader with a systematic, firm, and clear style of communication.
Indonesia PR of the Year 2017 is an annual event held by Mix Marcom Magazine-SWA Media Group. This year’s event is the ninth. This event is organized to appreciate companies and public figures for being successful in optimizing the function of communications, and maintaining good relationship with the media.
TelkomGroup Achieves TOP IT & TELCO 2017 Accolades
Meanwhile, in TOP IT & TELCO 2017 event held in Jakarta last Thursday (31/10), Telkom won various accolades. In the event, Telkom achieved TOP Business Solutions 2017 category for their triple play IndiHome service as TOP Fixed Internet Provider 2017.
Telkom’s subsidiary, Telkomsel, through their products, Simpati and Kartu Halo, also crowned as TOP Pre-Paid GSM Card 2017 and TOP Post-Paid GSM Card 2017. Meanwhile, TelkomSigma won four accolades, which consist of TOP Data Center Service 2017, TOP Big Data Solution 2017, TOP Cloud Application Provider 2017, and TOP IT Software Development 2017. Besides that, Infomedia crowned as TOP Contact Center Solution 2017.
The achievements become the fourth victory for the state-owned digital telecommunications company after the company’s victory in 2014, 2015, and 2016 that achieved TOP IT & TELCO accolades in various categories. TelkomGroup’s achievement is inseparable from the trust of the public to TIMES (Telecommunication, Information, Media, Edutainment & Services) service of TelkomGroup.