Dian Sastrowardoyo’s father-in-law, Adiguna Sutowo dies aged 62

Entrepreneur and artist Dian Sastrowardoyo’s father-in-law, Adiguna Sutowo, died at the Pertamina Central Hospital (RSPP), on Sunday, 18 April 2021. Adiguna Sutowo is known as the owner and founder of the MRA Group. He is the son of the former President Director of PT Pertamina (Persero) in the New Order era, Ibnu Sutowo. His mother just passed away in 2013.

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When confirmed, the Head of Public Relations of MRA Media, Asteria Elanda confirmed the news. “That’s right,” said Asteria when contacted by Kompas.com, Sunday (18/4/2021) afternoon. He revealed, the deceased died on Sunday (18/4/2021) at 04.04 WIB. “Has passed away, Mr. Adiguna Sutowo, Founder of the MRA Group, Father of Mr. Maulana Indraguna Sutowo, President Director of the MRA Group,” he said. “Hopefully the deceased will be accepted by all his acts of worship, be forgiven for all his mistakes and accepted in the best place by His side, amen,” continued Asteria.

For information, the MRA owned by Adiguna Sutowo is a media business conglomerate. MRA is one of the largest media company groups in the country. MRA, which is an acronym for PT Mugi Rekso Abadi, controls several media, both online and print, which focus on lifestyle, food and beverage, to automotive.

Remembering comedian Basuki, Mas Karyo’s actor in the soap opera Si Doel Anak Sekolahan … Here is a glimpse of Adiguna Sutowo’s profile: Adiguna Sutowo was born in Jakarta on May 31, 1958. Reporting from the news on Kompas.com, October 28, 2013, Adiguna Sutowo is a former the captain of the Nugra Santana Group. The group of companies is based at Wisma Nugra Santana Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav 7–8, Central Jakarta.

Remembering eccentric entrepreneur Bob Sadino and his journey of life … Through this group, Adiguna has a pharmaceutical company, namely PT Suntri Sepuri, which was founded in 1998. The production of this company includes tablets, capsules, syrup and suspension, dry syrup / beta lactam injection powder. The name Nugra Santana Group was raised when the Indonesian economy was growing at its peak in 1995–1996.

However, during the economic crisis in 1997, the company’s prestige began to fade. Then, the November 2004 edition of Swa Magazine wrote that the collapse of Bank Pacific, driven by Endang Utari Mokodompit, Adiguna’s older brother, made the company lose its reputation. In addition, the Adiguna Sutowo family also has a property business. Through PT Indobuild Co in Jakarta, this family controls the rights to manage the land around Senayan, which includes hotels, apartments and a convention center. The hotel in question is the Hilton Hotel which is now called the Sultan Hotel.

Giving birth to the MRA Then, in the media field, Adiguna in 1992 with Soetikno Soedardjo and Onky Soemarno founded the Hard Rock Cafe. This joint venture then gave birth to a business group known as the MRA Group which has various business units. Among them are Zoom Bar & Lounge, BC Bar, Cafe 21, Hard Rock FM Radio (Jakarta, Bandung, Bali), i-Radio, MTV radio, Kosmo Magazine, FHM Magazine, Omni Chanel (TV), and IP Entertainment. Also read: Remembering Soe Hok Gie, an activist who died at Semeru Peak due to gas poisoning George Junus Aditjondro once wrote, in 1985, Adiguna and Hutomo Mandala Putra founded PT Mahasarana Buana (Mabua) which is engaged in the sale of high-class vehicle dealerships . Brands sold through the company include Ferrari and Maserati, Mercedes Benz, Harley Davidson, Ducati, B & 0, and Bulgari.