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Ernest Vincent Hutagalung

Ernest Vincent Hutagalung

Chief Financial Officer
Ernest Vincent Hutagalung is the Chief Financial Officer of telkomtelstra. He provides financial leadership to the company by being a trusted business partner, driving fact based decision making through managing, controlling and continuously improving the financial performance of the company. In this role, he has responsibility and leadership of the Finance, HR, Legal, Risk Management and Procurement functions.

Ernest has extensive experience across business management, commercial, finance, accounting and tax in Indonesia and several countries in Asia such as Thailand, South Korea, Bangladesh and Vietnam.
In the last 20 years, he has gained experience across the IT and telco industry, along with oil and gas, mining, automotive and manufacturing. Ernest has solid experience in business management and finance having worked in reputable organisations such as General Motors, BHP, BP, Nokia and Fujitsu.

He had the privilege of being assigned as an expatriate based out of Bangkok, Thailand, to oversee the Global Services business for sub-region North Asia for Nokia Siemens. He was the Head of Finance and Control in charge of South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Bangladesh.

Ernest holds a master degree from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Philippines. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a member of ICMA.