Facebook announced Sri Widowati as the Head of Indonesia, with her role in leading the business activities of Facebook in Indonesia. The appointment is the continuation of Facebook’s commitment to Indonesia.
“South East Asia is where Facebook and Instagram gained the biggest and fastest growth and Indonesia is one of the most important nations boosting this growth. Under Wido’s leadership, we are committed to invest in resources to assist our partners in achieving the business goals,” mentioned the Southeast Asia Managing Director of Facebook, Kenneth Bishop, Tuesday (3/22/2016).
Sri Widowati’s, or closely known as Wido, is also appointed to establish stronger relationship between the old and new subscribers. Wido’s experience in this region, as well as her vision for Indonesia is named by Facebook as capable of strengthening the support for the business.
Wide is seen to be focused in boosting the values and support of Facebook’s business with international coverage, or in Indonesia on various industries such as e-commerce, consumer goods, financial services and technology or telecommunication.
Facebook reportedly experienced vast growth in Indonesia, with the percentage of reaching two digits within the past several years. Meanwhile, the Instagram communities in Indonesia are also reported to reach 22 million, or grew by 100 percent compared to the previous year.