Biography of Soedono Salim~Entrepreneur Success Indonesia

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Soedono Salim Biography - Entrepreneur Success Indonesia
Soedono Salim or Liem Sioe Liong was born in China on July 19, 1916, he was the founder of the Salim Group. Salim Group holdings include Indofood, Indomobil, Indocement, Indosiar, BCA, Indomaret, Indomarco, PT Mega, Bank Windu Kencana, PT Hanurata, and PT K. Golden and others. He is one of the conglomerates and successful entrepreneurs from Indonesia. He was ranked first as the richest man in Indonesia and Asia. The journey to success began in a small harbor. Fukien in the number of South China continent. He was born there in 1918. Liem Sioe oldest sister who is now aged 77 years Hie since 1922 had already immigrated to Indonesia the Dutch colony was still working at his uncle's company in the Holy city.

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Japan's business expansion into the Pacific, coupled with a fairy tale treasure European kingdoms in Southeast Asia, then in 1939, Liem Sioe Liong follow in the footsteps of the oldest brother. From Fukien, he Depart to Amoy, where rests a Dutch merchant ship which took him across the China Sea. A month and then to Indonesia. From the first, the Holy city is famous as a center of cigarette factory, which is very much needed raw materials of tobacco and cloves. And since the revolution jamam Liem Sioe Liong has been trained to be a supplier of cloves, by way of smuggling raw materials from the Moluccas, Sumatra, North Sulawesi via Singapore and then through special pathways to the Holy smuggling. So no wonder clove trade is one of the main pillars of business Liem Sioe Liong first of all, in addition to the textile sector. He used to be, a lot of cheap imported textile mill production of Shanghai.

In the Holy Liem acquainted with the girl from Lasem. Girl's school in the Dutch school of Chinese. Liem proposed to her, but her parents did not allow, for fear their daughters will be taken to China. Concerns arose that the look is still full-blooded Liem. However, Liem not give up. Finally, her application was accepted and allowed to marry. Her wedding, even celebrated for 12 days. Understandably, his family is respected. After marriage, the more resilient Liem work and effort. Business has grown. But, as the early 1940s, the Japanese invaded Indonesia, his business went bankrupt. Plus, he had an accident. The host car into a ravine. All his friends died. Liem only survivors, after the unconscious for two days. Then, Liem moved to Jakarta.

In tune with the New Order government and development, its business was growing so rapidly. In 1969, Om together Sudwikatmono Liem, and Ibrahim Risjad Djuhar Sutanto, later known as The Gang of Four, established resume K. Kentjana. Om Sudwikatmono Liem as chairman and CEO. The Gang of Four was later founded in 1970 PT Bogasari flour mill with a capital loan from the government. Bogasari to monopolize the supply of wheat flour to Indonesia the West, which covers about 2/3 population of Indonesia, in addition to PT. Primed for Eastern Indonesia. Virtually every company Liem Sioe Liong he teamed up with Djuhar Sutanto alias Lin Wen Chiang, who was a Chinese from Fukien. Bogasari a private company which is unique in Indonesia. Perhaps the only Bogasarilah provided by the government have its own port facilities, and the giant ships in perteriguan relationship can be directly docked to the factory.

When first established, PT Bogasari office at Jalan Asemka, Jakarta with only a 100 square meter office. Then in 1975 this group established a cement factory of PT Indocement Tunggal Perkasa. These factories soared even a near monopoly of cement in Indonesia. So that this group could be called the Tycoon of Cement. After that, the Gang of Four plus Ciputra established real estate company PT Metropolitan Development, which builds luxury housing and Pondok Indah Independent City Bumi Serpong Damai. In addition, Om Liem also established automotive business empire under the banner of PT Indomobil.

Even penetrated into the banking sector by setting up Bank Central Asia (BCA) with Mochtar Riyadi. In the 1970's. Bank Central Asia has grown to become the second largest private bank in Indonesia with total assets of U.S. $ 99 million. Later Mochtar Riady of Lippo Bank building. At that time, Uncle Liem had become the richest man in Indonesia and Asia. And enter the world's 100 richest people list. However, in tune with the resignation of President Soeharto and the result of the monetary crisis, business and wealth declines. In fact, Om Liem had to choose living in Singapore, after his house was ransacked by mobs in Gunung Sahari reform. After the incident, he began to shift its business to the stewardship of his son Anthony Salim, then moved and lived in Singapore until the age cap. He is widely known by people close to former President Suharto's Indonesia-2. Continued his efforts that his son Anthony Salim and son Franciscus Welirang.

As soon as he perkasanya Indonesia in today's economy, may be the starting point of Insight magazine, Asia's Business Mountly publishing publications in Hong Kong in May this year, featuring caricature paintings Liem Sioe Liong dressed in the style of Napoleon Bonaparte. His chest was full of badges plastered with the company. His company's holding company named PT Salim Economic Development Corporation has a variety of activities are divided over the various types of divisions, each is:
trade division 
industry division
banks and insurance division
development division (which runs in the forest and forest concessions)
property division is engaged in real estate, hospitality, and the contractor
retail trade division
division of the joint venture.

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