JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Global business magazine, Fortune named the President Director of PT Pertamina (Persero) Nicke Widyawati as one of the The Most Influential Woman in the World atau Most Powerful Women International 2020.
Nicke is ranked 16 out of 50 women in the world who are judged to have the ability to control the company he leads.
Fortune assessed that Nicke was able to handle a state-owned company with annual revenues of more than 54.6 billion US dollars and 32,000 workers worldwide.
Nicke’s ability to control the company was strengthened by the government’s trust to re-elect him to lead the company’s transformation into a holding company in the oil and gas sector.
In response to this, Nicke said he was grateful for Fortune’s coronation as one of the most influential women in the world by Fortune.
According to him, the Fortune ranking was an appreciation not only for himself, but also for the entire Pertamina team.
“The challenges of the future of energy are in sight, and we continue to prioritize service to the nation, community service, and respond to global energy challenges. This position is the result of the hard work of all elements in Pertamina and also the support of all stakeholders and the Indonesian nation,” he said in a statement. written statement, Thursday (22/10/2020).
Fortune also considered Nicke worthy of being ranked 16 because he was able to make a breakthrough in controlling the company during the Covid-19 pandemic so that Pertamina’s losses could be reduced, much better than other global oil and gas companies.
Furthermore, Fortune also placed Pertamina’s President Director ahead of the CEOs of various well-known companies in the global arena, such as Temasek which is the largest state-owned company in Singapore, Shell, a Dutch multinational oil and gas company, and other leading CEOs such as Unilever, PepsiCo, Novartis, Puma Energy, Starbucks. , Morgan Stanley, and so on.
“This achievement makes Pertamina and Indonesia proud. Mrs. Nicke has represented all women in Indonesia in world recognition,” said Pertamina’s VP of Corporate Communications, Fajriyah Usman.
Fajriyah believes this recognition is an inspiration and role model for all Pertamina employees to continue to work hard to provide energy and bring Pertamina as a global oil and gas company.
“We hope that international trust will continue to increase in Pertamina, which carries a vision as a world-class national energy company and is able to face the global energy challenges going forward,” he said.