THE BrandLaureate extends our deepest condolences to the family of the late Dr. Ir. Ciputra, Indonesia’s leading developer, business tycoon, and philanthropist, who passed away peacefully on November 27, 2019, in Singapore at the age of 88.

Ciputra was also the recipient of The BrandLaureate Brand Icon Leadership Award – Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

In a statement by Ciputra Group Corporate Communication:
“We, the Ciputra Group extended family, express our deepest condolences and pray that the families left behind are given the courage and strength to face this grief,” said Tulus Santoso Brotosiswoyo, Independent Director of Ciputra Development.

Last year, on August 24, 2018, The BrandLaureate team flew down to Indonesia to present an award to Dr. Ir. Ciputra at Raffles Hotel in Jakarta, in conjunction with his 87th birthday.

Ciputra was awarded The BrandLaureate Brand Icon Leadership Award – Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his achievements as a visionary leader and entrepreneur.

He was also featured as the cover story on the Sept-Oct` 18 issue of The BrandLaureate Business World Review Magazine. (Pic above), and was presented with The BrandLaureate Book of World Record as “The First Property Developer of Indonesia.”

His greatest achievements include transforming Indonesia from an underdeveloped country into a rapidly emerging economy and changing the mindsets of Indonesians to become true innovators and entrepreneurs.

The BrandLaureate Brand Icon Leadership Award was given in honor of outstanding leaders who have successfully built their brands, who are visionaries and key drivers of their Brands.

Ciputra’s success can be attributed to his commitment and practice of integrity, professionalism, and entrepreneurship. He began his career as an architect and evolved to become a property tycoon.

His tenure at PT Pembangunan Jaya brought him into the world of property development, entrusted with numerous developments such as Taman Impian Ancol and the redevelopment of Senen. At Metropolitan Group, he stamped his mark as a reputable developer with numerous landmark projects.

Ciputra Group, established by Ciputra and his family in 1981 is now one of the leading diversified property developers in Indonesia. The group went public in 1994 and is now the holding company of PT Ciputra Development Tbk.

Over the past three decades, Ciputra Business Group has successfully developed more than 100 projects in 44 cities in Indonesia and has quickly grown into Vietnam, Cambodia, India, and China.

Beginning from its core business in housing development, Ciputra Group has diversified into 11 industries, innovative developments that set new trends in the property industry including — Township, Office Building, Shopping Center, Hotel, Apartment, Recreational Center, Sport Facility, Telecommunication, Healthcare, Brokerage, Media and Commerce.

Now the company pioneers large-scale developments and has become one of the most diversified property developers in the region in terms of product, location and market segment. It is also actively involved in CSR projects in education, healthcare, arts & culture.

Indeed, Ciputra was truly an ICON of ICONS who has led a life of significance.

He was TRULY a Brand Laureate! May his soul R.I.P.