Mr. Axton Salim was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, US, in 2002.
Since 2009, he is a Director of PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk (Indofood), a leading Indonesian food company with operations spanning from the production of raw materials and their processing, to consumer products in the market. He is also a Director of Indofood’s Consumer Branded Products business group, PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk (ICBP), which manufactures and markets a diverse range of consumer products including noodles, dairy, snack foods, food seasonings, nutrition and special foods, and beverages. He also heads the Dairy Division as well as Corporate Marketing Division.
Mr. Axton Salim is also a Vice President Director of PT Indolakto, Director of Pacsari Pte Ltd, Director of Codigo Pte Ltd, a Non-Executive Director of Indofood Agri Resources Ltd and Gallant Venture Ltd, as well as Commissioner of PT Perusahaan Perkebunan London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk, and PT Salim Ivomas Pratama Tbk. Previously, he started his career in Indofood Group as a Brand Manager of the Snack Division, PT Indofood Fritolay Makmur. He is also involved in Salim Group’s partnership with NUS Enterprise for Block71 Jakarta, a community centre for tech startups. The partnership taps the synergies from the experience of NUS Enterprise and the entrepreneurial track record and passion of the Salim Group.
Mr. Axton Salim also serves as Global Co-Chair of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Advisory Group since 2014 – present. He served as Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) council member from May 2012 to May 2014.