Alex Noerdin

Alex Noerdin (born 9 September 1950) is a former Governor of South Sumatra[1] between 2008 and 2018.

Alex Noerdin
Gubernur Sumatra Selatan Alex Noerdin.jpg
15th Governor of South Sumatra
In office
7 November 2008 – 21 September 2018
Preceded byMahyuddin N. S.
Succeeded byHerman Deru
Personal details
Born (1950-09-09) 9 September 1950 (age 71)
Palembang, South Sumatra
NationalityIndonesian
Political partyGolkar
Spouse(s)Eliza Alex

He was born in Palembang, South Sumatra on 9 September 1950. He served as regent in Banyuasin for 2 consecutive terms (2001–2006 and 2007–2012). On 14 June 2008, in the second term, he resigned to be a candidate to be governor of South Sumatra in the local elections for the 2008 to 2013 period.

He became governor on 7 November 2008. His second term ended slightly earlier than scheduled on 21 September 2018, and he was replaced by Herman Deru.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Investors pick from decentralized Indonesia's best and worst regions". The New York Times. 20 October 2008. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
  2. ^ Siregar, Raja Adil (21 September 2018). "Akhiri Jabatan Gubernur Sumsel, Alex Noerdin Menangis". detikNews (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 October 2018.