Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is a vertically-integrated palm oil plantation company with a commitment to responsible palm oil. In Indonesia, our primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees; extracting fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel; to processing it into value-added products such as cooking oil, margarine, shortening, biodiesel and oleochemicals; as well as merchandising palm products throughout the world.
Experience and expertise inform every step of our business, from seed-to-shelf. Hear from our technical experts and leaders in the fields of agronomy, sustainability, food and nutrition, trading, shipping, commercial and consumer products.
Head, Consumer Products, Sinar Mas Consumer Products (SCP)
Head, Marketing Destination
Head, Freight CEO, Golden-Agri Maritime (GM)
Director, Corporate Treasury and Structured Trade Finance
Dr. Götz Martin
Director, Sustainability and Strategic Projects
Dr. Haskarlianus Pasang
Head, Operations Sustainability
Alex Kurniawan joined the company in 2017 and currently leads our consumer products division in Indonesia. Products under his care include household names such as Filma, Kunci Mas, Pristine, and Groovy. Alex has grown the business, increased market share and improved overall profitability.
Andrew Perkins leads GAR’s global customer and destination shipping programmes for tropical oils. He is responsible for building long-term partnerships and providing supply chain solutions that meet global customer requirements.
Björn Stignor oversees the shipping and logistics of GAR’s products globally. Björn started his career in 1993 as an officer on ships, sailing on chemical tankers until he became a captain in 2001. He then took up a commercial role in Brostrom followed by Stena.
As the Head of GAR’s Group Treasury, Gopul Shah deploys best-in-class treasury, structured finance, risk management and funding solutions to enhance company competitiveness and profitability.
Götz Martin has been with GAR since 2015, leading the company’s sustainability initiatives on-the-ground. His team focuses on areas such as 1) Forest and Peat conservation, rehabilitation and management, 2) Community Engagement with focus on participative action and alternative livelihoods, 3) Responsible Sourcing with focus on supplier engagement and supply chain transformation.
Haskarlianus Pasang has been with GAR since 2012 and specialises in translating sustainability policies and standards into practical actions in our operations. His current areas of focus include sustainable certification of food, feed and fuel feedstocks, biodiversity and ecosystem services, waste management, and circular economy.