TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Yenni Andayani will start her new role as the Pertamina acting president director for at least 30 days until a new board of director of the state oil and gas company is appointed.
Succeeding Dwi Soetjipto, who was discharged on Friday, February 3, 2017, said that her main goal is to consolidate the relationships between members of the board of directors.
"I think the mandate is clear that I and fellow directors need to be more solid," Yenni, who previously served as director of new and renewable energy at Pertamina, said at the State-Owned Enterprises Ministry in Jakarta on Friday, February 3, 2017.
Yenni has been also mandated to fill vacant roles at Pertamina.
"I will also fill vacant strategic positions, in addition to running my daily tasks," Yenny explained.
According to Yenni, the company's operation will not be disrupted by the removal of Pertamina highest leaders. Yenni added that all Pertamina’s systems and plans had been set earlier.
"I think each member of the board of directors really know what to do, and the message is clear that we have to maintain our sustainability in 2017," Yenny said.
Leadership issues had become the main reason behind the removals of Dwi Soetjipto and Ahmad Bambang as Pertamina president director and vice president director. Pertamina president commissioner Tanri Abeng revealed that both Dwi and Ahmad were not on the same page in leading Pertamina.
Yenny had served as the new and renewable energy director since November 28, 2014. Her career in Pertamina started in 1991. She served as president director of PT Nusantara Gas Company Services based in Osaka, Japan.
Yenny, who graduated from the law faculty of the Parahyangan University in 1988, also served as PT Donggi-Senoro LNG president director and Gas and Power senior vice president. In the period of 2013-2014, Yenni assumed a position as the Pertamina's director of natural gas.