Riyanto Sofyan ( President Commissioner )
Having graduated from University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida, USA in 1980 as a Computer Engineer, Riyanto Sofyan obtained his MBA degree from European University, Belgium in 1990. He studied the hotel business and management through various seminars and courses from ECOLE HOTELIER de Lausanne, Switzerland and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
In late 1981 he left his career as Computer Engineer in leading computer companies in UK and USA to focus on his family business in hotels and property development and investment, which led him to successfully brought his company to go public in 1989 and developed a new concept through instilling the substance of Islamic values in the Hospitality Industry that can be accepted by the market.
Starting June 2012, he was assigned as Industrial Expert to contribute in Islamic Tourism Task Force Team from the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia, in “Enhancing Sharia Tourism Program” to develop Indonesia as the most preferred destinations for moslem travelers, that will signicantly contribute to the development of its tourism industry.
Riyanti Sofyan ( Commissioner )
Riyanti Sofyan graduated from Edwards College, Australia in 1990, specializing in Secretarial Studies. Later on, In 1993 she studied Business Administration in Indonusa Esa Unggul University, Indonesia. Her working experience began at PT. Freeport Indonesia in 1996. She joined as Director of PT. Sofyan Hotels Tbk by 1999 as commissioner and now she is the Vice Chairman of SofyanHospitality.
Henry Riyanto ( Commissioner )
He obtained his Medical Doctor degree from University of Indonesia, Jakarta. He is the Commissioner of PT. Sofyan Hotels Tbk since 2008. He joined Arva Corporation in 2004, being the co-founder of Insan Madina Foundation, Madina Islamic School, as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programs of Arva Corporation.
He is also Commissioner of PT. Arva Paramaniaga. He supervises the strategic plan and operation of two office buildings owned by the Company.