#Asia Travel search site Wego appoints new GM for Indonesia

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The appointment follows former GM’s promotion to Chief Product Officer

Graham Hills, Chief Product Officer, Wego

Graham Hills, Chief Product Officer, Wego

Travel search site Wego today announced the appointment of Ruwie S. Rahardjo as General Manager of Wego Indonesia, following the promotion of former GM Graham Hills to Chief Product Officer.

Hills will relocate to Singapore to work at the company’s global headquarters.

“I’m very excited to be joining Wego, who pioneered the travel search vertical in this country and demonstrated a solid commitment to both the local travel industry and Indonesian travellers,” said Rahardjo, who has over 15 years of experience in digital production and marketing.

“Indonesia’s online landscape is still rapidly evolving and I’m eager to continue to grow the valuable local business relationships that have been established and expand Wego’s presence in this country,” she added.

Rahardjo was previously a member of the Mobile Marketing Association and a representative member in Indonesia’s Digital e-Commerce Association (idEA). As a passionate traveller and supporter of local industry growth, she has a keen understanding of Indonesia’s digital landscape.

Ruwie S. Rahardjo, General Manager, Wego Indonesia

Ruwie S. Rahardjo, General Manager, Wego Indonesia

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Hills will support Rahardjo in terms of continuing valuable relationships established during his tenure, and will return to Jakarta to personally introduce her to key partners and assist in the transition.

Hills was appointed General Manager of Wego Indonesia in February 2011 during the first launch of its travel search site. In his new position as Chief Product Officer, he will use his local knowledge and experience in developing an individual market to lead development team and set global product strategy.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time to be working with Wego,” said Hills of his appointment.

“While I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time in Jakarta building Wego’s business in Indonesia, I’m just as excited to be heading up our extremely talented development team and taking Wego to the next level.”

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