Indonesia – Guitarist Slank Abdee Negara was appointed by the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Erick Thohir to fill the position as Commissioner of PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Persero) (TLKM).
This was agreed upon at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGMS) today, Friday.
The shocking news came from the musician Abdi Negara Nurdin. The guitarist Slank who is well-known by the name Abdee has just been appointed by the Minister of BUMN Erick Thohir to become an Independent commissioner of PT Telkom Indonesia Tbk (Persero).
This election is known to have been taken based on the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGMS) which was held on Friday (28/5/2021).
Shortly after this news circulated, said the Commissioner and Slank it became a trending topic on Twitter social media.
This is because many netizens responded to the news that Abdee Slank was appointed as a commissioner.
Abdee whose full name is Abdi Negara Nurdin was born in Donggala, Central Sulawesi, June 28, 1968. Abdee is a Slank guitarist with another guitarist, Ridho and has played with other national and international guitarists, one of which is Paul Gilbert. Apart from that he also appears as a support vocalist, songwriter and producer.
“Band boys can become Telkom commissioners, but I’m optimistic that 5 years of law graduates can become doctors. Please support my friends, “said the account @ditam *** htar_ on Twitter social media.
“A very precise decision, fair, credible and trustworthy. Abdee has a good track record as a guitarist and is very suitable for telkom. Pak Jokowi did not make the wrong choice. Bismillah, the commissioner of a BUMN Bank, ”wrote the account @cokelat **** ngah.
“The world of independent education is really … no need to go to high school, just a band member can be a commissioner,” tweeted the account @ mas ** ung.
“Look … The telco industry has evolved. from communication media providers only, also to content & application providers. One of the content that people are most interested in is music. So who knows best about the music industry besides the industry actors? Bismillah Commissioner, “said the account @dwiki **** lar.
“It would be great, if everyone knew that Slank’s criticism was very loud and sharp against the government. thank goodness it was finally heard. this is a good reward for Slank. Bismillah, commissioner of Indomaret, ”tweeted the account @azra **** ani.
It should be noted that Abdi’s career as an entrepreneur began in 2005. He has also served as a commissioner for several private companies. Apart from being an Independent Commissioner of PT Telkom Indonesia, he is also listed as the Co-Founder of PT. Hijau Multi Kreatif (2005), Founder of Maleo Music (2009).
The guitarist Slank is also the Co-Founder of Give.ID (2019), Commissioner of PT. Sugih Reksa Indotama (2020) and Commissioner of PT. Ecosystem Science Country (2021).
In the entertainment industry, Abdi has been a guitarist for Slank under the stage name Abdee since the late 1990s. Abdi is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics, Tadulako University, Palu. Not only at PT Telkom Indonesia, Abdi Slank also leads a number of companies.