Former CEO in the Hot Seat
Karen Agustiawan carried Pertamina to its position as a world-class enterprise. Her name was mentioned in a bribery case.
LAST Monday, Karen Agustiawan, wearing a pink detainee’s vest, was escorted to an Attorney General’s Office (AGO) vehicle. After nearly seven hours of questioning as a suspect in Pertamina’s alleged corruption while making an acquisition in the Basker Manta Gummy Block, Australia, in 2009, the 59-year-old woman was immediately detained at the Pondok Bambu Detention Center, East Jakarta.
The Pertamina CEO in 2009-2014 told repo...