Ario S. Setiadi, Ph.D., CPM, DipM. ACIM. CHRM

Ario S. Setiadi is certified as a professional marketer (CPM) by the Asia Pacific Marketing Federation (APMF), Singapore. Executive Course from Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), U21 University Singapore, and Health Care Executive Leadership from Cornell University USA. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in Marketing and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK (DipM ACIM). His professional career started in 1991 as marketing manager with the Asram Group in Jogjakarta. Then joined with PT Cheil Samsung Astra, Janssen Pharmaceutical, a division of PT Johnson & Johnson Indonesia, PT. Servier Indonesia, PT Kartika Bina Medikatama, Marketing Director in PT Meiji Indonesian Pharmaceutical Industries, President Director of PT IDS Marketing Indonesia and General Manager of PT IDS Medical Systems Indonesia, member of the public listed group company, Li & Fung, Hong Kong. Currently Ario is the Board of Commissioner of PT Widatra Bhakti , pharmaceutical company member of Otsuka Group in Indonesia after hold position as Factory Director and President Director in the last 5 years previously in Widatra Bhakti.

Ario served as secretary-general of the Jakarta branch of the Indonesian Marketing Association from 2002-2005, and also an associate member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Marketing. Besides that he has served many companies as a free lance trainer, as well as business and healthcare GTG / G+ marketing consultant and lecturer in universities for post graduate marketing programs. Ario has been appointed as the Indonesia Sales Award Jury on 2004 and 2005, and Judges & Buyer in European Sales Competition 2020, Indonesia and South East Asia Sales Competition 2021 as well as Faculty Excellence Award Winner for 2006-2007-2008-2009 from Bina Nusantara University – Business School in Strategic Marketing Program. In 2010 he was recognized as the winner of Indonesia Future Business Leader – CEO Award from SWA magazine in cooperation with Synovate and Dunamis. Co-authored of the best-selling pocketbook “Being a Good Doctor, Kiat Meraih Hati Pasien”, which was published by MarkPlus & Co. in 2006.

As an academician, Ario had been awarded 8th times – Faculty Excellence Award from Binus Business School. Currently he is a lecturer in MM Binus Business School, MMT ITS and formerly in MMR FK UGM. Ario has experience on handling Distribution, Sales & Marketing Operations, Product Management, Factory management, Corporate Finance, HR, and GA. Ario has able to reduce the high employment turn over and increasing his team productivity. Experienced on implementing the change management process in and performed business performance in Widatra Bhakti of more than 3000% growth in Net Profit (2015-2016) and successfully driven the company with > 300% growth in 2 years at IDS Marketing Indonesia, and performed growth rate >  400% in EBIT during his assignment in idsMED Indonesia. Also active on doing any social contributions to the communities and associations (KAGAMA, KABIOGAMA, KKI, GP Farmasi) and has hold professional certification in Marketing (CPM) and HRM (CHRM).

Education :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Universitas Gajah Mada, Yogyakarta
  • Magister of Management, Sekolah Tinggi Manajemen Labora, Jakarta
  • PhD in General Management, Washington Int. University, USA
Area of Expertise :

√ Sales and Distribution Management

√ Entrepreneurship

√ International Marketing

√ Leadership

√ Change Management

√ Strategic Marketing Planning