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.
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

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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