Indonesian citizen, born in Malang, East Java, 1942. Lt. Gen. TNI (Ret.) Tarub accomplished his military education at National Military Academy in 1965, and National Security Agency (Lemhannas) Regular, 1991. He has served PT Ace Hardware Indonesia Tbk as Independent Commissioner since 2008. He is also a Commissioner at PT Cipta TPI since 1993. He held Pangkostrad (1994-1995) and Kasum ABRI (1996-1998) positions and then appointed as Vice Chairman of Supreme Advisory Board of the Republic of Indonesia and Chairman of the Defense and Security Commission (1998-2003).