Wijono and Hermanto Tanoko are billionaire brothers who have made a name for themselves in the Indonesian business world. They are the co-founders of PT Bumi Resources, which is Indonesia’s largest coal producer. They are also the owners of the Dian Swastika Sentosa (DSS) Group which is a diversified conglomerate with interests in the food and beverage, agribusiness, and property sectors, among others.
Early Life and Education
Wijono and Hermanto Tanoko were both born in Indonesia. Wijono was born on March 12, 1955, and Hermanto was born on December 10, 1959. They both grew up in a family of modest means and had to work hard to achieve success. Wijono has a degree in electrical engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology, while Hermanto has a degree in mechanical engineering from the same institution.
Career and Achievements
The brothers started their careers in 1980 when they founded PT Bumi Resources. The company quickly established itself as Indonesia’s largest coal producer and has since gone on to become a significant player in the global coal market. In 1996, they founded the DSS Group. The group has since grown to become one of the largest conglomerates in Indonesia, with interests in various sectors, including food and beverage, agribusiness, property development, and logistics, among others.
Wijono and Hermanto Tanoko have received several awards throughout their careers. In 2014, they were named the Ernst & Young Indonesia Entrepreneur of the Year. They were also named as one of Forbes Asia’s Heroes of Philanthropy in 2017. The brothers are known for their philanthropic efforts and have donated millions of dollars to various charitable causes in Indonesia.
Wijono and Hermanto Tanoko are both private individuals and little is known about their personal lives. They are both married and have children.
|Name||Born||Country||Sector||Companies||Net Worth||Forbes URL|
|Wijono Tanoko||12 March 1955||Indonesia||Coal, Diversified conglomerates||PT Bumi Resources, Dian Swastika Sentosa (DSS) Group||US$1.2 billion||https://www.forbes.com/profile/wijono-tanoko/|
|Hermanto Tanoko||10 December 1959||Indonesia||Coal, Diversified conglomerates||PT Bumi Resources, Dian Swastika Sentosa (DSS) Group||US$1.2 billion||https://www.forbes.com/profile/hermanto-tanoko/|