Our Key People

Board of Management

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Willy

Willy Ignatius
President Director
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Willy Ignatius

President Director

Willy joined Howden as President Director on 1st August 2012 to lead the overall business.

Prior to joining Howden, Willy had been the Senior Vice President for Corporate Risks of Aon Indonesia. Prior to joining Aon, will was the Operations Directors of JLT, Jakarta and had been responsible for Indonesia operation. Willy had various role as insurance and reinsurance broker, both locally and overseas, with more 16 years of experience.

Area of expertise includes Property Insurance, Business Interruption, Liability Insurance, Construction, Marine, also SME and Affinity.

Willy obtained his bachelor degree in civil engineering from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung. He further obtained post graduate diploma in insurance from Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow. He also has master degree in Insurance & Risk Management from City University Business School, London (now Cass Business Schoole, UK). He has also professional qualifications insurance such as Associate Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB). Willy also qualified at Level 7 for professional certification based on Indonesian regulation for Insurance Broker.

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Armand

Armand Wibisono
Marketing Director
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Armand Wibisono

Marketing Director

Armand joined Howden on 1st August 2012 as Marketing Director. He is leading the strategic development of the business.

Prior to joining Howden, Armand had been the Marketing Director of JLT, Jakarta. Prior to joining JLT, Armand spent 5 years as a Site Engineer with Ballast Nedham in the Netherlands, 2 years as Risk Manager of Asia Pulp & Paper (Singapore) the largest integrated pulp & paper company in Asia.

With a strong engineering & risk focused background Armand managed the risk insurance procurement & management of PJB (Pembangkitan Jawa Bali) a subsidiary of PLN with 7 power plants in East Java & Sulawesi. Armand also managed an operational IPP called Energi Sengkang and in 2007 appointed as Medco’s Energy Broker who have two operational power plants, “O&M” contract , 2 Petrochemical plants and oil and gas operation upstream as well as downstream.

Armand has a strong knowledge in energy, oil and gas sectors both upstream and downstream, control of well. Armand has more than 15 years’ experience.

Armand obtained his bachelor degree in civil engineering from Haagse Hogeschool Sector Techniek, Civiele Techniek, Den Haag, The Netherlands. He holds professional qualification, Certified Professional Risk Management (CPRM). Armand also qualified at Level 7 for professional certification based on Indonesian regulation for Insurance Broker.

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Violetha

Violetha Manurung
Executive Director
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Violetha Manurung

Executive Director

Violetha joined Howden on 15 August 2012 as Senior Vice President to lead the restructuring of our employee benefit business platform. She revamped the Health and Benefits divisions in order to provide better servicing quality for client.

Prior to joining Howden, Violetha is the Assistant Vice President at Marsh Indonesia handling employee benefit clients. Violetha was responsible for business development which includes participation in group employee benefits insurance brokering tenders, cross selling initiatives, call calling and creating insurance solutions tailor made to meet client requirements.

Previously, she worked for JLT for 13 years whereby for 7 years she was focusing on employee benefit sector. Violetha was the pioneer when JLT was starting up employee benefit division back in 2004. She was responsible for business development and client servicing. Among few clients that she achieved is to make the bank’s becoming JLT clients was Bank Permata and Bank Danamon in 2010. She has over 20 years of experience in insurance broker industry.

Area of expertise includes Group Term Life, Group Medical, Group Personal Accident, Expatriate Cover, Group Credit Life, Pension Plans as well as Group Travel Coverage.

Violetha obtained her degree in law from Universitas Kristen Indonesia. She has also insurance professional qualifications, Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB). Violetha also qualified at Level 7 for professional certification based on Indonesian regulation for Insurance Broker.

Business Leaders

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Firman

Firman Amersyah
Senior Vice President
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Firman Amersyah

Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development

Firman joined Howden in December 2013 as Assistant Vice President in the Strategic Business Development. He is responsible to develop the business strategically across the company. Part of his responsibility is to develop initiatives towards clients.

Prior to joining Howden, Firman worked at Aon as Manager at Corporate Risks Services Division, where handle various major clients as well as Lippo group business. Part of his focus is also to develop affinity initiatives with corporate risks services. Previously, he also worked for JLT to handle corporate and industrial clients for 4 years and prior to that he was working for one of the major bank in Bandung, Panin Bank as internal auditor. He has more than 7 years experience.

Firman graduated from Bina Nusantara University, majoring in computerized accounting. He has just completed one of the professional qualifications from ANZIIF, CIP, Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB).

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Rusan

Rusan Abubakar
Senior Vice President
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Rusan Abubakar

Senior Vice President, General Non-EB Risks

Rusan joined Howden in December 2013 as Assistant Vice President in the General Non-EB Risks. Part of his responsibility is to include overall management and coordination of all general and non-employee benefit risks ranging from corporate, industry, marine, SME, affinity as well as financial risks.

Prior to joining Howden, Rusan worked with Aon for 13 years, handling large corporate clients.

Rusan has an extensive experience and knowledge to handle variety of large and complex risks ranging from industrial risks, palm mill risks to telecommunication risks. He has experiences as a professional broker for more than 15 years.

Rusan graduated from Krisnadwipayana University, majoring in economic and he holds professional insurance qualifications, Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB).

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Ega

Ega Napitupulu
Senior Vice President
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Ega Napitupulu

Senior Vice President, Corporate & Industrial Risks

Since 2010, Ega was part of Business Development team of previous company prior to the acquisition of Howden. Following the restructuring Ega finds her passion to lead corporate and industry team as Assistant Vice President. Part of her responsibility is also to re-initiate marine focus.

Ega had previously working for an insurance company, Asuransi Sinar Mas for 13 years, where she led to grow major risks. She has over 15 years’ experience in the insurance industry,

She has extensive knowledge and experience in Property & Industrial Risks Insurance, Commercial General Liability, and Motor Vehicle.

Ega Graduated from Universitas Trisakti, majoring in Economics. She holds also few professional insurance qualifications, Ajun Ahli Asuransi Kerugian-Indonesia (AAAI-K), Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB).

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Subur

Subur Christianto
Senior Vice President
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Subur Christianto

Senior Vice President, Financial, SME, & Affinity Risks

Subur joined Howden September 2012. Subur leads Financial Risks, Small Medium Enterprise and Affinity Risks division, as Assistant Vice President. Part of his responsibilty in SME, Affinity is to handle large chain-business risks like chain-shops, warehouses, restaurants as well as motor fleet risks. Subur is one of the key initiator to develop online based insurance facility which beneficial to our clients.

He is also responsible to develop specialty financial risks to adopt the group expertise and deploy to local business focus, such as Directors & Officers, Professional Indemnity, Trade Credit risks and the like.

Prior to joining Howden, Subur was working for JLT to focus on corporate and energy risk where handle major and complex risks clients. Previously also he worked for a Japanese insurance company, MSIG Insurance, focusing on small and medium enterprise. He has more than 7 years experience.

Area of expertise includes property insurance, motor vehicles insurance and various insurances for small and medium enterprise.

Subur graduated from Universitas Brawijaya with Finance major. He also holds from the same university a master degree in Corporate Finance. He holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB).

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Rudi

Rudi Tampubolon
Senior Vice President
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Rudi Tampubolon

Senior Vice President, Claims & Risk Management

Rudi joined Howden in March 2013 as Assistant Vice President for Claims and Risks Management. He leads the restructuring of Non-EB claims. In addition to heads up our claim team, he is responsible also to implement Risk Management initiatives which is part of our value added proposition to client.

Prior to joining Howden, Rudi worked for one of major insurance company, Rama Insurance as Risks engineer and Claims manager for 7 years, managing various major and complex risks. Previously, he also had experience working as both insurer and brokers. He has more than 17 years overall experience in insurance industry.

Graduated from North Sumatera University, Medan in 1995, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He holds professional qualifications of Ahli Asuransi Indonesia-Kerugian (AAIK), APAI, CIIB and also certified as Ahli K‐3 (Ahli Kesehatan dan Keselamatan Kerja) by Dinas Tenaga Kerja of Republic Indonesia.

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Erick

Erick Silalahi 
Vice President
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Erick Silalahi 

Vice President, Health & Benefit

Erick joined Howden in September 2013 as Assistant Manager in the Strategic Business Development. Having been promoted in January 2016 as business manager. He was given a new role to lead health and benefit effective from June 2016. He is responsible for client servicing in Employee Benefits area and making sure to meet our client expectation.

Prior to joining Howden, Erick worked with Aon for 2 years as Account Executive and responsible for new business and existing client development for global and referral business Aon worldwide. Previously, He also experienced working for insurance companies. He has overall more than 8 years experience in the industry.

Erick graduated from STIMRA Trisakti and currently pursuing professional qualifications in insurance broking. He holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reasuransi Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB).

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Eko

Eko Heri Maryanto
Assistant Vice President
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Eko Heri Maryanto

Assistant Vice President, Financials, SME & Affinity Risks

Eko joined Howden in May 2014 Assistant Manager in Financial SME & Affinity Division. Having been promoted in January 2018 as Business Manager, he was given a new role to lead Small Medium Enterprise Risks(SME) . He is responsible for client servicing in Mid Enterprise Risks area and making sure to meet our client expectation.

Prior to joining Howden, Eko worked with PT. Asuransi Jasa Indonesia (Persero) for 18 years at many various division and responsibility of major client.

Eko graduated from STIE ISM and he also holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reassurance Indonesia (APAI).

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dr. Syaeh

dr. Syaeh Reza
Claims Manager
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dr. Syaeh Reza

Claims Manager, Health & Benefit

dr. Reza joined Howden in May 2015 as an Assistant Manager for Claims and Case Management within Health and Benefit division.

Prior to joining Howden, dr Reza worked for one of big insurance broker company, PT. Marsh Indonesia.

Graduated from Veteran University, Jakarta in 2009 as general practitioners. He is registered of IDI (Ikatan Dokter Indonesia) and he has also parcitipated in several accredited IDI trainings. dr. Reza also holds a certificate as “Hiperkes dan Keselamatan Kerja bagi Dokter Perusahaan/ Instansi” issued by Dinas Tenaga Kerja of Republic Indonesia.

dr. Reza holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reassurance Indonesia (APAI).

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Yolanda

Yolanda Ulfa
Business Manager
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Yolanda Ulfa

Business Manager, Health & Benefits

Yola joined Howden in January 2017 as Assistant Manager in Health & Benefits Division. She is responsible for expanding and client servicing in Health & Benefits area and making sure to meet our client expectation.

Prior to joining Howden, Yola worked for one of big insurance broker company, PT Jardine Lloyd Thompson.

Yola also holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reassurance Indonesia (APAI). Yola also qualified at Level 5 for professional Insurance Broker certification based on Indonesian regulation.

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Meini

Meini Irawati
Business Manager
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Meini Irawati

Business Manager, Corporate & Industrial Risks

Meini joined Howden in October 2012 as Assistant Account Executive in Corporate Industry Risks Division. Having been promoted in January 2019 as Business Manager, she was given a new role to lead Corporate Risks . She is responsible for client servicing in Corporate Risks area and making sure to meet our client expectation.

Prior to joining Howden, Meini has been 15 years in industry at many various experiences and responsibility of major client.

Meini graduated from STIE MH Thamrin and she also holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reassurance Indonesia (APAI) and Certified Indonesian Insurance & Reinsurance Broker (CIIB). Meini also qualified at Level 5 for professional Insurance Broker certification based on Indonesian regulation.

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Denni

Denni Wijaya
Business Manager
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Denni Wijaya

Business Manager, Engineering Risks

Denni joined Howden in December 2014 as Assistant Account Executive in Corporate Industry Risks Division after completed his study at STIKOM Interstudi. Having been promoted in January 2020 as Assistant Manager, he was given a new role to lead Engineering Risks. He is responsible for expanding and client servicing in Industry Risks area and making sure to meet our client expectation.

Denni also holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reassurance Indonesia (APAI) .

Denni also qualified at Level 5 for professional Insurance Broker certification based on Indonesian regulation.

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Gilang

Gilang Sunaryuniarto
Business Manager
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Gilang Sunaryuniarto

Business Manager, Financial Risks

Gilang joined Howden in April 2015 as Account Executive in Financial SME & Affinity Risks Division. Having been promoted in January 2019 as Business Manager, he was given a new role to lead Financial Specialty Risks & JBI . He is responsible for client servicing in Financial Specialty Risks area and making sure to meet our client expectation.

Prior to joining Howden, Gilang worked with PT. Asuransi Jasa Indonesia (Persero) for 5 years as marketing.

Gilang completed his Bachelor Degree of Sociology Program at Faculty of Social & Political Sciences in University of Indonesia. He also holds professional qualification Ahli Pialang Asuransi dan Reassurance Indonesia (APAI). Gilang also qualified at Level 5 for professional Insurance Broker certification based on Indonesian regulation.

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Alfinsa

Alfinsa Bayu
Assistant Manager
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Alfinsa Bayu

Assistant Manager, Marine Risks

Alfin join Howden in 2022 as Assistant Manager in Marine Risk at Corporate Industry Risks Division.

Prior to joining Howden, Alfin worked PT. Asuransi Jasa Indonesia (Jasindo) for almost 6 Years his expertise as Marine Underwriter.

Alfin Graduated from University of Diponegoro majoring Civil Engineering.