Dwi Soetjipto was appointed President Director of PT Pertamina for the period of 2014-2019 on November 28, 2014. He earned a Doctorate degree in strategic management from the University of Indonesia. Previously, he was President Director of PT Semen Indonesia, the biggest cement producer in Southeast Asia. Dwi Soetjipto was born on November 10, 1955, and is one of the best SOE CEOS in Indonesia; under his leadership, PT Semen Indonesia has become a multinational state-owned company after the company’s purchase of a factory in Hanoi, Vietnam. Dwi Soetjipto is an avid pencak silat practitioner and is married to Handini; they have four children.