Gunawan Jusuf is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sugar Group Companies. He has a long history in the sugar industry, dating back to when he worked as an engineer for a state-owned sugar refinery in Indonesia. He later became the CEO of that company, and under his leadership it grew into one of the largest sugar refineries in Southeast Asia. The Sugar Group has numerous plantations located throughout Lampung Province, Indonesia. Jusuf is also responsible for ten offices located throughout Indonesia.