Gojek in safe hands as co-founder takes on new challenges

Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim with Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati (far left) and Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi before the Indonesian Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony at Merdeka Palace yesterday.
Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim with Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati (far left) and Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi before the Indonesian Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony at Merdeka Palace yesterday.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

As rumours intensified that he was in the running for a Cabinet post, Mr Nadiem Makarim insisted that the talk was just speculation, and nothing was certain until it was announced.

And then it was announced.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 24, 2019, with the headline 'Gojek in safe hands as co-founder takes on new challenges'. Print Edition | Subscribe