Erick Thohir is founder of the Mahaka Group, a business which focuses on media and entertainment holdings. Mahaka’s interests include publishing (Republika Daily, Golf Digest), top ranked radio (Gen FM & Jak FM), television stations (Jak tv), out of home (Mahaka Advertising), ticketing company (Rajakarcis.com) and other sport & entertainment businesses.
He acquired a controlling stake of the Italian Serie A professional soccer club, F.C. Internazionale Milano in November of 2013. Erick Thohir was subsequently elected the 21st President in Internazionale’s 106 year history. Along with it, he also owns an American Major League Soccer Club, D.C. United and also former co-ownership of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers.
In addition to his business, Erick Thohir has served as President of PERBASI (Indonesian Basketball Association) from 2004-2006, President of SEABA (Southeast Asian Basketball Association) for the period of 2006-present, Chef De Mission of Indonesia Contingent for the Olympic Games London 2012 and Chairman of National Olympic Committee for the period of 2015-2019.