Indonesian tycoon Erick Thohir helms Jokowi's campaign team

Indonesian media and sports tycoon Erick Thohir is primarily tapped for his corporate management skills and ability to engage younger voters. PHOTO: PRESS OFFICE-F.C. INTERNAZIONALE
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JAKARTA - President Joko Widodo on Friday (Sept 7) appointed Indonesian media and sports tycoon Erick Thohir as campaign team leader in his re-election bid after the latter successfully led the organising committee of the recent Asian Games.

Mr Joko also said Vice-President Jusuf Kalla will chair the board of directors for the presidential election campaign.

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