Chairman's Message

Kawan Lama Group began its journey from a 3 x 3 m² hardware store founded in 1955 in Glodok, Jakarta. What we have achieved today is the result of our hard work, persistence, adaptability, and innovation. While aligning to the philosophy behind Kawan Lama’s name directed by our founder, Mr. Wong Jin, which is “with honesty, trust will be earned”.

We realize that implementing Good Corporate Governance (GCG) in our organization and business operation will improve the performance and reputation of Kawan Lama Group. Thus we are committed to implementing governance based on GCG principles. Internally, Kawan Lama Group applies human-centric approach to bring all of our employees as a big family.

All Kawan Lama Group’s family carries out our corporate values through I AM ELITE culture, which stands for Innovative, Accountable, Mastery, Excellence, Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, and Enthusiasm.

Retaining the commitment to provide added value for a better life as our mission, we conduct social contribution activities through Kawan Lama Foundation. Our social contribution is focused on four pillars, humanity, education, environment, and community development; which translated into various sustainability programs.

We pine for continuously growing and developing with you, the community, the people, and the country. In line with Kawan Lama Group’s vision, we are here to be a part of your family.


Kuncoro Wibowo 
Chairman Kawan Lama Group