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Candra Ciputra Received Two Awards

CEO Ciputra Group, Candra Ciputra, won two awards at once, they are “Marketeer Of The Year 2017” and “Top 5 Most Admired CEO 2017”. The “Marketeer of the Year 2017” event was held by MarkPlus on Thursday (7/12), while the “Top 5 Most Admired CEO 2017” event was held on Friday (8/12). Both events took place in Jakarta and were attended by various top management from various companies in Indonesia.

According to Muhammad Ihsan, the committee and Chief Editor of Warta Ekonomi, the assessment of these CEOs is done through online research method in five big cities, namely Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Makassar and Bandung. The goal is to get a profile that really proves to have experience and understanding in the industry where they work.

The selection of candidates in the CEO’s survey is done by recruiting the names of CEOs of respondents choice. The basis of the assessment criteria of this dream CEO is,

  • Leadership Image

Assessment is done by looking at the ability of the CEO in bringing change, employee welfare capabilities, as well as the ability of the perspective and vision for the development of the company’s business forward.

  • Professional Image

A CEO must be professional, capable of leading, and able to work hard. These three traits are considered to be an important part of assessing a person’s level of professionalism.

  • Personal Image

The image of a CEO in the eyes of others becomes a reflection of his personal qualities in leading the company. A CEO who has a good personality, competent in his field, as well as known to many, is a positive image of a CEO.

  • Performance Image

In addition to leadership, professionalism, and personal image, the most important thing to earn the title of CEO Ideaman is when he was able to show its quality performance. This can be proven through the achievements of successful companies carved CEO such as: ability in developing the company’s business, the ability to make the leading company in their field, as well as the ability to increase corporate profits.

  • Global Competitiveness Image

Respondents assessed the CEO’s ability to bring his company to compete in the global market, the innovations made, the development of domestic and overseas market share, as well as the cutting-edge business processes.

  • Social Image

Respondents assessed the CEO’s image in terms of social activities that his company undertook in its goal of improving the community and the environment.

On the other hand, Hermawan Kartajaya as Founder & Chairman MarkPlus Inc explained that “Marketeer Of The Year 2017” event was held as part of “The 12th Annual MarkPlus Conference 2018” event. It is explained that 2018 is a political year. So MarkPlus sees this as an unpredictable situation or unpredictable condition. The situation that was initially safe, comfortable, and peaceful could have turned bad. Similarly, the company is symbolized as a ship that sailed the ocean wide and calm. This tranquil oceans can at any time change completely into choppy even storms.

For that reason, this year’s MarkPlus Conference picks up the Navigating The Unpredictable theme. With the theme, marketers are expected to be able to navigate their companies in the middle of the ocean conditions are unpredictable.

(Text and Photo Credit by Boni Pramudya)

Ir Ciputra Launches Biography Book at Founders Day Ciputra Group 36th

Ciputra Group with a portfolio of 91 residential projects and 39 commercial and social projects, today celebrates its 36th anniversary of the corporation and the footprint of its work in the Founders Day 2017 event.

Ciputra Group is the largest pioneer and property developer in Indonesia focusing on integrated, large-scale development projects including residential, commercial business buildings, recreational centers, hotels, shopping centers and other multipurpose facilities. Furthermore, Ciputra Group has diversified its business and is involved in other sectors such as sports and recreation, media, telecommunications, health and education.

The company, which was built in 1981, is now transformed into a global company supported by at least 100 property subsidiaries and has worked in 43 cities both domestically and internationally, including Vietnam, Cambodia, India and China.

Ciputra Group President Director Candra Ciputra asserted, “At more than three decades old, Ciputra Group continues to commit itself to being the most active and innovative company with responsibility for improving the quality of life of stakeholders and for creating a sustainable impact for Indonesia.” therefore, the well-preserved vision is raised in today’s celebration entitled “Sustainable Innovation”.

The success of Ciputra Group can not be separated from the inspirational figure of its founder, Dr. Hc. Ir. Ciputra. Utilizing initial capital of Rp 10 million, Ciputra successfully expand its business with total assets reach Rp 5 trillion. Ciputra figures inspired Alberthine Endah to write Ciputra’s first biography book “The Passion of My Life” which was also launched on this occasion.

The book “The Passion of My Life” is a story to inspire and motivate that we all have the right to create the most beautiful dreams, innovate and work hard to achieve.

This 600-page book is the result of a deep reflection of Ciputra’s father’s life at the age of 86. This book tells the journey of a Ciputra born from a simple family who with his passion and hard work managed to become one of the successful entrepreneurs in Indonesia. “Through this book, I would like to present the figure of Ciputra not only as a great entrepreneur and philanthropic figure of the country, but also as a persistent person and willingly suffer for the sake of the passion he strives to realize. The reader can certainly emulate the work ethic and attitude of this life, “explained Alberthine Endah.

Related to his biography Ir. Ciputra said that the book is one of the forms of inheritance that he left not only for posterity, but for all Indonesian people, especially the younger generation of the nation. “I hope this book can remind young people to have integrity, professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit. These values ​​are also the foundation of Ciputra Group. I believe by living these values ​​consistently, success can be achieved “, he said.

Ciputra is also a big supporter for the rise of the wave of entrepreneurship in Indonesia said, “Sustainable innovation is the key to the success of development, and the younger generation is the driving force. Entrepreneurship can be a solution to social problems related to corruption and unemployment because it has the opportunity to create jobs. “

Ciputra Group is one of the most active companies in encouraging entrepreneurship programs in Indonesia. Cautiously Ciputra saw that Indonesia still needs so many entrepreneurs to spur economic growth as well as to improve the nation’s competitiveness.

Recently, Ciputra Group, through the Ciputra Entrepreneurship Foundation, has worked with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry to provide entrepreneurship training for social forestry supporters and communities targeted to reach 12.7 million ha.

The Founders Day 2017 event also features educational and business seminars, as well as a moment of appreciation to employees with a working life of 15 to 30 years. The event was also attended by important figures in the country such as the 5th President of the Republic of Indonesia, Megawati Soekarnoputri; Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya Bakar; Governor of Bank Indonesia, Agus Martowardjojo; as well as economist and politician, Faisal Basri.

On this occasion, Ciputra symbolically gave the book “The Passion of My Life” to Megawati Soekarnoputri; dean of a number of universities belonging to Ciputra Group; representatives of Ciputra Group entrepreneurship graduates who have successfully run their business; as well as other public figures.

CitraGrand Cibubur CBD Officially Launched

Ciputra Group officially launched its new masterpiece, CitraGrand Cibubur CBD in Cibubur area. CitraGrand Cibubur CBD is set to become the first prestigious area in Cibubur that integrates a classy residence with the largest business center.

CitraGrand Cibubur CBD is a form of sustainability of Ciputra Group’s vision in developing Cibubur area as a satellite city and self-supporting city, which has been one of the main supporters of DKI Jakarta in terms of occupancy. As an integrated and modern area, CitraGrand Cibubur CBD which carries the concept of “Redefined Modern Living” has a total area of ​​about 100 hectares. CitraGrand Cibubur CBD has a very strategic location and excellent accessibility as it is only 10 minutes from Cibubur exit toll, 10 minutes from Cibubur LRT station (operating 2018) and 3 minutes from new Cimanggis-Cibitung ramp toll (operating 2019).

To make this CitraGrand Cibubur CBD more interesting, the project will also develop an integrated, largest and most comprehensive business area consisting of shopping areas, commercial areas, culinary tourism areas, health and beauty facilities, and educational facilities, which will also be developed by Ciputra Group.

CitraGrand Cibubur CBD not only offers a very comfortable residential and the only residential area that combines the beauty of lakes, gardens and hills and will be planted with more than 1,000 trees.

In addition to CitraGrand Cibubur CBD, there is no residential development in Cibubur which is located merged with the largest business and commercial center and the most complete in Cibubur.

CitraGrand Cibubur CBD will have more than 60 hectares of classy residential with 40 hectares of area prepared as a commercial area.

Eight (8) advantages of CitraGrand Cibubur CBD include:
1. Master Plan Concept of an integrated residential area of ​​approximately 100 hectares, equipped with the largest and most comprehensive business area in Cibubur
2. Strategic location since it can be accessed from 5 toll booths namely: Cibubur, Cimanggis, Jatiwarna, Jatiasih and Cimanggis-Cibitung
3. Prime accessibility, with various modes of transportation: LRT Cibubur-Cawang-Dukuh Atas, Busway, Shuttle Bus, and JR Connexion.
4. The largest business and commercial area in Cibubur is 40 hectares, equipped with business and shopping area, culinary tourism area, commercial area, health and beauty facility, education area (Ciputra University, among others).
5. Comfortable, green and modern residential area with beautiful and green environment, open space, hills and lakes.
6. Complete city facilities to create life with a modern lifestyle, as it comes with a variety of city facilities
7. Investment guarantees are profitable.
8. Developed Ciputra Group trusted developer.

“The Ciputra Group is launching this new project considering the huge number of new access and infrastructure developments in Cibubur, which will make Cibubur a new growth hub in South Jakarta. We believe that projects targeting middle-high family will be greeted very enthusiastically by all Cibubur community in particular and Jabodetabek society in general. To develop the CitraGrand Cibubur CBD and Cibubur CBD project, we are investing around Rp 3 trillion, “stated Harun Hajadi as Managing Director of Ciputra Group.

Currently, there are two clusters and 1 shop complex that has been marketed in CitraGrand Cibubur CBD namely Cluster Fraser Park, Cluster The Lagoon Residence, and shop Marquette. Fraser Park and The Lagoon Residence are two modern clusters located at the forefront with direct access to the main road, while the Marquette shop is strategically located, at the CitraGrand Cibubur CBD boulevard overlooking the main street.

Cluster Fraser Park
Cluster Fraser Park has an area of ​​5 hectares with a total occupancy of about 285 units. In addition to access to Boulevard Cibubur CBD main road, Cluster Fraser Park location is also very close to various facilities such as Ciputra University, commercial area, fitness and health center, culinary area, and lifestyle center. Each residence in the cluster consists of two floors with 3 bedrooms, 1 living room, 2 bathrooms, 1 dining room, carport and garden, and has one gate system with security guard for 24 hours. The offered price starts at Rp 830 million per unit.

Two Ministers Reviewed and Inaugurated Citra Maja Raya

Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono and Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi reviewed the progress of Kota Baru Maja development, as well as inaugurated Citra Maja Raya housing built by Ciputra Group in Lebak Regency, Banten, Saturday (18/11/2017).

The concept of occupancy supported by transportation access or transit oriented development by utilizing the existence of Jakarta – Rangkasbitung rail road is expected to support the One Million House Program. The reason, prepared a land area of ​​2,000 hectares in the project developed for low-income communities (MBR).

To support Maja’s own city, the PUPR Ministry supports the transportation access to the location of Kota Baru Maja, both arterial road construction from Pamulang – Parung Panjang – Maja, and Serpong – Balaraja and Serang – Panimbang toll roads that will be developed by private parties.

Besides, Maja City will be supported by Rangkasbitung Water Treatment Installation (IPA). In the early stages will be built IPA with a capacity of 50 liters per second serving 4000 inhabitants. To meet the needs of raw water will be taken some of 2000 liters / sec Karian Dam supply for Lebak District which will be completed in 2019.

“So it is not exclusive to Citra Maja Raya, but for Kota Baru Maja in the west of Jakarta. This initiative is also to hold urbanization to Jakarta, “said Basuki while reviewing the number of housing dots that have been completed MBR in the project.

According to Minister Basuki, Maja is one of 10 new independent city projects that will be gradually developed by the government. New Maja City area is planned to accommodate up to 1.2 million people when completed.

Ten new cities / new urban areas that will be built by the government according to the RPJMN 2015-2019 namely Pontianak, Padang, Palembang, Tanjung Selor, Manado, Jayapura, Sorong, Makassar, Banjarbaru, and Maja.

As part of Kota Baru Maja Development Plan compiled by the Regional Infrastructure Development Board (BPIW) of the Ministry of PUPR, as many as 10 thousand housing units will be built in the Citra Maja Raya project. The amount has already accommodated 8,000 MBR dwelling units, plus 1,000 subsidized housing units with a housing financing liquidity facility (FLPP).

Present REI Chairman Soelaeman Soemawinata, REI Vice Chairman Ikang Fauzi, and Director of Ciputra Group Budiarsa Sastrawinata.

Coordinating Minister for Public Works, Arie Seriadi Moerwanto, Director General of Bina Konstruksi Syarif Burhanuddin, Director General of Housing Provision Khalawi AH, Director General of Housing Financing Lana Winayanti, Head of Regional Infrastructure Development Board (BPIW) Rido Matari Ichwan, Head of Urban Development Agusta Ersada, Director of Drinking Water Development M. Soendoro, Director of Commercial and Commercial House of Dadang Rukmana, and Head of Public Communication Bureau Endra S. Atmawidjaja.

The journey to New Town Maja is reached by Electric Train for approximately 80 minutes from Palmerah Station to Maja Station. (Text and Photo by Erlan Kallo, Editor: Boni Pramudya)

Ciputra Life, Ekspansi Grup Ciputra di Bisnis Asuransi Jiwa

Sebagai pemain besar yang sukses di bidang properti dan otomotif di Indonesia selama lebih dari 35 tahun kiprahnya di Indonesia, Ciputra Group dan Tunas Group berkolaborasi meluncurkan Ciputra Life, perusahaan yang fokus untuk memberikan perlindungan jiwa dan kesehatan, untuk membangun masa depan keluarga Indonesia yang lebih baik. Peluncuran ini sekaligus menandakan komitmen kedua group besar ini untuk berkiprah di industri asuransi jiwa di Indonesia.

Peluncuran ini dihadiri oleh perwakilan OJK, para kolega di bidang perbankan, pembiayaan, dan properti, jajaran direksi dan komisaris Ciputra Group, Tunas Group dan Ciputra Life, serta perwakilan dari media tv, cetak maupun online di Indonesia.

Berdasarkan laporan kuartal III/2016 dari Asosiasi Asuransi Jiwa Indonesia (AAJI), pendapatan industri asuransi jiwa mengalami peningkatan sebesar Rp 158,65 triliun atau naik 78,1 persen dibandingkan periode yang sama pada tahun 2015. Ke depannya, AAJI memprediksi pertumbuhan 10% – 30%. Hal ini menciptakan peluang besar bagi kelompok usaha di Indonesia untuk melakukan ekspansi bisnisnya ke industri asuransi jiwa.

Dalam sambutannya, Harun Hajadi, Managing Director Ciputra Group, menyatakan, ”Ciputra Group dan Tunas Group yang telah berkiprah selama lebih dari 35 tahun di Indonesia, melihat bahwa terdapat peluang dan kebutuhan yang besar terhadap asuransi jiwa dan kesehatan di Indonesia. Seiring dengan meningkatnya pertumbuhan ekonomi dan kesejahteraan masyarakat Indonesia, maka masyarakat tentunya akan melakukan perencanaan keuangan yang lebih baik dan membutuhkan perlindungan asuransi jiwa dan kesehatan untuk menjamin masa depan yang lebih baik”

Harun menambahkan, “Saat ini, Ciputra Group telah mengembangkan proyek properti di berbagai kota besar maupun sekunder di seluruh Indonesia. Untuk itu, kami berharap bahwa melalui jejaring kami yang luas, maka penetrasi asuransi jiwa masyarakat Indonesia secara keseluruhan dapat ditingkatkan.”

Hal ini disepakati oleh Togar Pasaribu, Direktur Eksekutif Asosiasi Asuransi Jiwa Indonesia (AAJI), “Kami menyambut dengan baik kehadiran Ciputra Life sebagai pemain baru dalam industri asuransi jiwa di Indonesia. Tingkat penetrasi asuransi jiwa di Indonesia pada tahun 2016 baru mencapai sekitar 2 persen dari total pendapatan domestik bruto (GDP) Indonesia. Kami percaya Ciputra Life bisa menjadi salah satu perusahaan yang akan memiliki sepak terjang yang patut untuk dipantau terus ke depannya.”

Lebih lanjut mengenai produk Ciputra Life, Hengky Djojosantoso, Direktur Utama Ciputra Life, menceritakan, ”Kami akan mengembangkan produk-produk inovatif sesuai dengan kebutuhan keluarga Indonesia, terutama di era digital. Saat ini, pembeli properti Ciputra bisa mendapatkan asuransi kecelakaan diri dengan uang pertanggungan seharga rumah tanpa mengeluarkan biaya tambahan. Dengan demikian, pelanggan Ciputra dapat langsung menikmati perlindungan asuransi dari Ciputra Life dan melakukan perencanaan keuangan lebih baik dan lebih lanjut melalui Ciputra Life.”

Hengky mengatakan bahwa sebagai perusahaan lokal, Ciputra Life sangat mengerti kebutuhan masyarakat Indonesia dan akan terus berkomitmen untuk mengembangkan produk dan layanan asuransi yang memberikan nilai tambah bagi masyarakat Indonesia. “Kami akan mengoptimalisasi kanal-kanal distribusi, baik melalui jalur konvensional seperti bermitra dengan bank dan telemarketing, maupun membangun layanan digital guna membuka akses lebih luas kepada nasabah dan calon nasabah di seluruh Indonesia. Layanan digital Ciputra Life tidak hanya terbatas pada penjualan saja, melainkan juga untuk memberikan pelayanan yang lebih cepat, sederhana, akurat, dan terpercaya kepada seluruh nasabah dan calon nasabah kami.”

Terkait target yang akan dicapai Ciputra Life, Hengky mengakui bahwa pada tahun pertama operasi, Ciputra Life ditargetkan untuk menyasar setidaknya 50 persen dari total nasabah Ciputra dan Tunas Group. Tidak hanya di dalam Group, Ciputra Life juga akan fokus pada pengembangan bisnis melalui kerjasama dengan mitra usaha lainnya, baik yang berasal dari industri jasa keuangan maupun di luar industri jasa keuangan.

Terhadap peluncuran Ciputra Life ini, Ir. Ciputra, Pendiri dan Presiden Komisaris Ciputra Group, memberikan kata penutup, “Ciputra Group selalu menjunjung tinggi semangat untuk memberikan pelayanan terbaik kepada pelanggan dan terus berinovasi, agar selalu relevan dengan apa yang dibutuhkan oleh masyarakat di era sekarang. Kami telah membuktikannya dengan dedikasi tinggi selama lebih dari 35 tahun untuk mengembangkan pembangunan secara fisik yang tersebar di 48 kota di seluruh Indonesia, maka sekarang saatnya kami membuktikan komitmen dan dedikasi yang sama untuk membangun masa depan keluarga Indonesia melalui Ciputra Life. Kami optimis Ciputra Life dapat memberikan pelayanan yang prima dan perlindungan yang inovatif bagi jutaan keluarga di Indonesia.”

(Teks dan Foto Boni Pramudya. Disarikan dari siaran pers Ciputra Life)