#Asia OLX Indonesia CEO Daniel Tumiwa steps down, to be replaced by OLX Asia CEO Robin Voogd


OLX Indonesia CEO Daniel Tumiwa will continue to be involved in the company as Strategic Advisor

CEO Daniel Tumiwa (in green) introduces OLX’s long-time users

OLX Indonesia CEO Daniel Tumiwa announced that he has taken a step down from his position by end of May.

He is set to be replaced by Robin Voogd, who is currently in charge as CEO of OLX Asia.

Having been in the company since 2015, Tumiwa will continue to serve as Strategic Advisor.

Prior to joining the company, Tumiwa served as Vice President of Digital Business for national airline Garuda Indonesia. He is also widely known for his involvement in Indonesian e-Commerce Association (idEA), which he initiated, and had contributed in helping the government build regulations that supports the Indonesian e-commerce industry.

During his tenure, OLX Indonesia claimed to have grown six times into 1.1 million daily active users for its Android app.

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“OLX has become an inseparable part in the lives of Indonesians … I am proud to be part of this journey,” Tumiwa said in a press statement.

“I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to the OLX Indonesia team for their hard work in making OLX a leading classified ads platform, that continues to bring benefits for all its users. I believe that OLX Indonesia will continue on leading the classified ads category in Indonesia,” he continued.

Founded in 2005, OLX Indonesia is the result of a merger between Berniaga and Tokobagus.

In the market, it currently competes with relatively newer players such as Jualo, Prelo, and Carousell.

In February 2016, Jualo announced the appointment of Tokobagus founder Remco Lupker as Senior Industrial Advisor.

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