Ruder Finn Strikes Indonesian Oil

BOSTON Ruder Finn has been tapped by Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company, to create an international corporate communications program.

“We are pleased to be working with Ruder Finn on this new communications initiative for Pertamina,” said Ridwan Nyak Baik, client public relations manager. “They have demonstrated an ability to analyze our issues and objectives and to work with us on creating a strategic process for developing increased understanding of the policies and operations of Pertamina.”

The program has been budgeted in the mid six-figure range.

Anne Glauber, senior vice president and director of the global issues communications group at New York-based Ruder Finn, will lead the account. The shop’s mission is to develop greater awareness of the role of Pertamina in the oil industry and increase understanding of new management strategies designed to provide for a new level of accountability and professionalism.

Pertamina is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.