JAKARTA— Yuli Ismartono, deputy chief editor of the English edition of Tempo, a weekly news and current-affairs magazine based in Jakarta, has joined APCO Worldwide as a member of the company’s international advisory council.
Ismartono is also managing editor of AsiaViews, a monthly supplemental magazine distributed by publications in member ASEAN countries. She joins APCO's IAC after serving as a senior counselor at the company.
When Tempo was banned by Indonesian President Suharto in 1994, Ismartono worked for SCTV, one of Indonesia’s leading commercial television stations, as public relations general manager and producer of news documentaries for the next three years. In 1997, she joined the mining company Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold, as vice president for corporate communications. In 2000 she rejoined Tempo when the magazine resumed publication following the resignation of President Suharto in 1998.