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Khun Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi
Mr Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi

            

Mr Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi was appointed Chairman of the Company on 28 February 2013. He is currently the Chairman of several public listed and private companies including Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, Beer Thai (1991) Public Company Limited, Red Bull Distillery Group of Companies, TCC Land Co., Ltd., Berli Jucker Public Company Limited, South East Group Co., Ltd. and TCC Holding Co., Ltd..

Mr Charoen holds an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Agricultural Business Administration from Maejo Institute of Agricultural Technology (Thailand), an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Industrial Technology from Chandrakasem Rajabhat University (Thailand), an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Management from Huachiew Chalermprakiet University (Thailand), an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Business Administration from Eastern Asia University (Thailand), an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration from Mae Fah Luang University (Thailand), an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Management from Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi (Thailand), and an Honorary Doctoral Degree in International Business Administration from University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (Thailand).

Mr Charoen has been awarded numerous Royal decorations in Thailand, including the Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant, Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand, the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Admirable Order of the Diredgunabhorn and the Knight Grand Commander (Second Class, Higher Grade) of the Most Illustrious Order of Chula Chom Klao. He was also awarded the "Diamond Commerce" Award from the Ministry of Commerce, Thailand.



Khunying Wanna
Sirivadhanabhakdi

Khunying Wanna Sirivadhanabhakdi was appointed Vice Chairman of the Company on 28 February 2013. She is also the Vice Chairman of several public listed and private companies including Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, Berli Jucker Public Company Limited, TCC Capital Land Limited and Executive Board of TCC Holding Co., Ltd.. In addition, Khunying Wanna is the Chairman of Beer Thip Brewery (1991) Co., Ltd. and Sangsom Group of Companies.

Khunying Wanna holds an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Bio-technology from Ramkhamhaeng University (Thailand), Honorary Doctoral Degrees in Business Administration from both Maejo Institute of Agricultural Technology (Thailand) and Chiang Mai University (Thailand), as well as an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Social Sciences from Mae Fah Luang University (Thailand).



Tengku Syed Badarudin Jamalullail

Tengku Syed Badarudin Jamalullail was appointed Director of the Company on 8 January 2014. He is also the Chairman of Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd, the Company's subsidiary listed on Bursa Malaysia. In addition, Tengku Syed sits on the board of the publicly-listed Hwang-DBS (Malaysia) Berhad, as well as the board of several private companies namely HwangDBS Commercial Bank Plc, HwangDBS Investment Bank Berhad and Hwang Investment Management Berhad.

Tengku Syed holds a Master of Arts in Law & History from University of Cambridge (UK).


Mr Timothy Chia Chee Ming

Mr Timothy Chia Chee Ming held office as Director of the Company from January 2006 to February 2013, and was re-appointed Director on 8 January 2014. He is currently the Chairman of Gracefield Holdings Limited, Hup Soon Global Corporation Limited and United Motor Works (Siam) Public Co Ltd. He is also a Director of several private and public listed companies and government-linked companies in Singapore and abroad, including Banyan Tree Holdings Limited, Guan-Leng Holdings Pte Ltd, Parkesville Pte Ltd, PowerGas Limited, SP PowerAssets Limited and United Motor Works (Mauritius) Ltd. Besides his directorships, Mr Chia is Chairman-Asia of Coutts & Co Ltd, Senior Advisor of EQT Funds Management Ltd and JM Financial Singapore Pte Ltd, as well as a Member of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University. Mr Chia previously sat on the Boards of Singapore Post Limited, UBS AG, SP PowerGrid Limited, United Motor Works (1927) Pte Ltd and SPI (Australia) Assets Pty Ltd.

Mr Chia holds a Bachelor of Science cum laude in Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University (USA).


Mr Koh Poh Tiong

Mr Koh Poh Tiong was appointed Director of the Company and Advisor to the F&NL Board on 3 April 2013. He is also the Chairman and Senior Advisor of Ezra Holdings Limited. Mr Koh is Director of The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, PSA International Pte Ltd, PSA Corporation Limited, SATS Ltd, United Engineers Ltd, Petra Foods Limited and Raffles Medical Group Ltd, and Chairman of National Kidney Foundation and Singapore Kindness Movement.

Mr Koh retired as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of Fraser and Neave, Limited - Food & Beverage Division in October 2011, after having served as CEO of Asia Pacific Breweries Limited from 1993 to 2008. He was also Chairman of the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority and Director at the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Pte Ltd, Jurong Bird Park Pte Ltd and Media Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd.

Mr Koh is noted for his strong civic involvement and his long-standing interest in sports and education. He has served on the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee, the Singapore Sports Council and the Football Association of Singapore, as well as the MBA Advisory Board of the Nanyang Technological University. For his contributions to society and business, Mr Koh was conferred both the Public Service Medal and the Service to Education Medal in 2007. He was also named Outstanding Chief Executive of the Year at the Singapore Business Awards 1998 by DHL and The Business Times.



Mrs Siripen Sitasuwan


Mrs Siripen Sitasuwan was appointed Director of the Company on 31 May 2013. She is currently Chairman of the Board of Solaris Asset Management Co., Ltd, and Director of Thanachart Capital Public Company Limited.

Previously sat on the boards of several listed companies such as Shin Corporation Public Company Limited, Advance Info Service Public Company Limited, Shin Satallite Public Company Limited and CS Loxinfo Public Company Limited, Mrs Sitasuwan was also formerly President of Shin Corporation Public Company Limited.

Mrs Sitasuwan holds a Master of Business Administration from Wichita State University, Kansas (USA) and a Bachelor of Art (Commerce) from Chulalongkorn University (Thailand).



Mr Chotiphat Bijananda

Mr Chotiphat Bijananda was appointed Director of the Company on 19 February 2013. He is the Advisor of TCC Holding Co., Ltd, and President of the Southeast Group Co., Ltd. Mr Bijananda also serves on the boards of Serm Suk Public Company Limited, TCC Assets Limited and TCC Technology Co., Ltd. He was formerly Head of Investment Banking of Deutsche Bank, Bangkok, and Head of Corporate Banking Local Corporate Team with JP Morgan Chase, Bangkok/Hong Kong.

Mr Bijananda graduated with a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Missouri (USA), as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) from Thammasat University (Thailand).


Mr Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi

Mr Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi was appointed Director of the Company on 19 February 2013. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, Executive Chairman of the Oishi Group Public Company Limited, and Vice-Chairman of a number of publicly-listed companies namely Serm Suk Public Company Limited and Siam Food Products Public Company Limited. In addition, Mr Thapana holds directorship positions in Beer Thai (1991) Public Company Limited, Berli Jucker Public Company Limited, Grand Brands Limited, InterBev Investment Limited, International Beverage Holdings Limited and Univentures Public Company Limited. He also holds executive positions in Cosmos Brewery (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Dhospaak Co., Ltd, Thai Drinks Co., Ltd., Red Bull Distillery Group of Companies, South East Group of Companies and Wrangyer Beverage (2008) Co., Ltd..

Mr Thapana holds a Master of Science Administration in Financial Economics and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from Boston University (USA), and an Honorary Doctoral Degree of Philosophy in General Management from Ramkhamhaeng University (Thailand).



Mr Sithichai Chaikriangkrai


Mr Sithichai Chaikriangkrai was appointed Director of the Company on 22 February 2013. He sits on the boards of several listed and private companies including Berli Jucker Public Company Limited, Golden Land Property Development Public Company Limited, Oishi Group Public Company Limited, Serm Suk Public Company Limited, Siam Food Products Public Company Limited, Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, Univentures Public Company Limited, Beer Chang International Limited, InterBev Investment Limited and International Beverage Holdings Limited, and is the Chief Financial Officer of Thai Beverage Public Company Limited.

Mr Sithichai holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) from Thammasat University (Thailand), and has a Diploma in Computer Management from Chulalongkorn University (Thailand). He also holds a Mini MBA in Leadership Management from the Kasetsart University (Thailand).


Mr Prapakon    Thongtheppairot 
(Alternate Director to Mr Sithichai Chaikriangkrai)
  
Mr Prapakon Thongtheppairot was appointed an Alternate Director to Mr Sithichai Chaikriangkrai on 21 March 2013. Mr Prapakon is also the Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, of Thai Beverage Public Company Limited. Since joining TCC Land Group in 2009 as Senior Executive Vice President - Finance, he has held several senior positions with the TCC Group.

Prior to joining TCC Group, Mr Prapakon worked for Standard Chartered Bank from 2002 to 2009 in Bangkok and Singapore, where he became the Managing Director, Syndications - South East Asia in 2006. From 1995 to 2001, he worked for JPMorgan Chase in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong, where he was Vice President, Debt Capital Markets in 2001. Mr Prapakon previously worked in corporate finance department of Morgan Grenfell Thai Company Limited in 1991.

Mr Prapakon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Assumption University (Thailand), a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University, Georgia (USA) and a Master of Science in Finance from Georgia State University, Georgia (USA).

 




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