Lion's Kirana may step down as CEO this year
15 Mar 2014 21:58:19
Indonesia's Lion Group founder Rusdi Kirana may step down this year as chief executive officer to focus on his political career in hope of becoming the agriculture minister of the world's fourth-most populous nation.
Kirana, who helped start budget carrier PT Lion Mentari Airlines 15 years ago, will tap on his business skills to help farmers from financing to managing their crops if given a seat in the country's next cabinet after the July elections, he said. He will leave the company with a goal to become Asia's biggest low-cost airline in two years after expanding its fleet, he said.
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