Board of Directors

Manoj Dhamoo Punjabi

President Director

Indonesian citizen, born in 1972. He serves as President Director since March 2018 based on the Statement of Resolution of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders which was stated in Deed of Notary No. 41 made before Tri Firdaus Akbarsyah, SH on March 23, 2018. He was reappointed based on the Statement of Shareholders Resolution in lieu of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company which was stated in Deed of Notary No. 70 made before Leolin Jayanti, SH on April 13, 2018 and further reappointed at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company as stated in Deed of Notary No. 43 made before Leolin Jayanti, SH on August 24, 2020.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the Indonesian European University majoring in Marketing and Finance in 1993. He is the figure behind the founding of MD Entertainment. With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry as the President Director of PT MD Pictures Tbk, various television shows, films, music, and animated films have been produced under his direction. MD Group has created an impressive history, from famous TV programs to top Indonesian film box office hits, such as Ayat-Ayat Cinta (2008), Habibie & Ainun (2012), dan Rudy Habibie (2016). His work experience includes:

  • President Director at Studio 7 (2005- 2013)
  • Vice President Director at MD Media (forerunner of MD Pictures) (2002-2009) In addition to serving as President Director of the Company, he holds concurrent positions as:
  • President Director at MD Entertainment (2002-present)
  • President Director at MD Global Investment (2021-present)
  • Head of Distribution at PPFI (Indonesian Film Producers Association) (2009-present)
  • President Director at PT MD Graha Utama and PT MD Global Media (2012-2021)
  • President Director at PT Jakarta Film Studios, President Commissioner at PT MD Animasi Indonesia, President Commissioner at PT MD Ritel Utama, President Director at PT MD Musik Indonesia (2021-present)

Based on the Company’s Articles of Association, the President Director is entitled to represent the Company. He is also generally responsible for managing the Company’s overall operations. To that end, the President Director is in charge of coordinating all Directors of the Company. He is affiliated with the President Commissioner (Shania Punjabi).

Sajan Lachmandas Mulani

Director

Indonesian citizen, born in 1971. He serves as Independent Director of the Company since March 2018 based on the Statement of Resolution of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders which was stated in Deed of Notary No. 41 made before Tri Firdaus Akbarsyah, SH on March 23, 2018. He was reappointed based on the Statement of Shareholders Resolution in lieu of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company which was stated in Deed of Notary No. 70 made before Leolin Jayanti, SH on April 13, 2018 and further reappointed at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company as stated in Deed of Notary No. 43 made before Leolin Jayanti, SH on August 24, 2020. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from GS Fame Institute of Business majoring in Finance in 1993. Prior experience in the textile and insurance industry equipped him with CRM and negotiations skills. For over 15 years, he has continued to play an important role in MD Group by managing MD Pictures internal casting, promotion, and PR departments.

His work experience includes serving as Director at PT RIM Management Kreasi (2014-2018), Director at PT Akira Indonesia (2013-2018), Director at Studio Tujuh (2013- 2018), President Director at PT Talenta Citra Management (2012-2018), Casting Manager at MD Entertainment (2003-2012), Superintendent of Underwriters at Asuransi Rama Satria Wibawa (1995-2001). In addition to serving as Director at the Company, he also serves as Commissioner at PT Jakarta Film Studios and Director at PT MD Ritel Utama (2021-present). He is not affiliated with other members of the Board of Directors, members of the Board of Commissioners, or the shareholders.

Priyadarshi Anand

Director

Indian citizen, born in 1984, 37 years old. He serves as Director of the Company since August 19, 2021 based on the Statement of Resolution of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders which was stated in Deed of Notary No. 46 dated August 19, 2021. He completed his education and earned his B.Com(H) degree at SRCC, Delhi University, India in 2005. In support of his career, he is also a professional accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Corporate Secretary of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

His professional career started in 2004 as a trainee in an audit company while attending a Chartered Accounting course. Between 2007-2010, he worked at the multinational group of Bertelsmann & MetLife in India (Information Technology, Media & Insurance sector). Between 2010- 2019, he worked at the multinational group of Cargill & Tereos FKS in Indonesia (manufacturing sector).

In addition to serving as Director at the Company, he does not hold other concurrent positions at the Company or other companies. He is not affiliated with other members of the Board of Directors, members of the Board of Commissioners, or the shareholders.

David Elliott Ulmer, Jr

Director

American citizen, born in 1957, 64 years old. He serves as Director since November 2019 based on the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company which was stated in Deed of Notary No. 36 made before Leolin Jayanti, SH on November 11, 2019 and was reappointed as Independent Commissioner at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company as stated in Deed of Notary No. 43 made before Leolin Jayanti, SH on August 24, 2020. He leads the largest digital business in Indonesia and most successful film and TV studio.

He is responsible for all OTT and broadband partnerships, including distribution relationships and production with clients, such as Disney+ Hotstar, WeTV,MOX, Maxstream, iflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime and Netflix. His work experience includes serving as Chief of Digital at MD Pictures Tbk (2018-2019), Head of XL Home Marketing & Entertainment Services at XL Axiata, Jakarta – Jakarta (2017-2018), SVP & General Manager, Asia Pacific at SeaChange, located in Singapore, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Tokyo (2015-2016), Managing Director at Digital Home & New Business Development at Singtel, Singapore (2011- 2013), Global VP, Content & Services at LG Electronics, Seoul – South Korea (2010-2011), and Senior Director, Media & Entertainment at Motorola, Sunnyvale, California – America (2004-2010).

In addition to serving as Director at the Company, he does not hold other concurrent positions at the Company or other companies. He is not affiliated with other members of the Board of Directors, members of the Board of Commissioners, or the shareholders.