Nadiem Makarim, co-founder and CEO of Indonesia’s first decacorn Gojek, is stepping down from his chief executive role to take up a cabinet post in the newly formed government led by Joko Widodo. The move comes after President Widodo expressed a preference to include professionals and millennials in his second-term team to boost the country’s economy. Although it’s not clear what position he will hold, local reports said the 35-year-old could assume a role in the newly created digital economy ministry or in education. To fill the spot left vacant by Makarim, Gojek Group President Andre Soelistyo and co-founder Kevin…

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CEO of ride-hailing giant Gojek departs B startup to join Indonesian government
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