TechInAsia is reporting that after merging with Indonesian competitor Berniaga in January, OLX Indonesia has appointed Daniel Tumiwa as the new Indonesia CEO. Prior to this, David was the VP of digital business at national airline Garuda.
Tumiwa confirmed to Tech in Asia that he would join OLX Indonesia in late April, but did not mention any further details. As CEO, Tumiwa will help facilitate the company’s internal transformation following the January merger focusing on encouraging more Indonesians to embrace the opportunity to sell things they no longer need, which is part of OLX Indonesia’s mission.
“I will leave Garuda. Now their digital business is much stronger, both on their website and application,” Tumiwa reported TechInAsia. Before joining Garuda, Tumiwa served as country manager for Multiply Indonesia, an ecommerce startup.
Tumiwa continues to serve as chairman for the Indonesian Ecommerce Association (iDEA), which is a communication forum for industry players to interact with the Indonesian government, among other purposes. idEA consists of 10 large local ecommerce companies, including BliBli, Kaskus, and Tokopedia.