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Executive Officers

  • Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri
  • Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri
  • Mr. Jitender Pal Verma
  • Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi
  • Mr. Sigmund Stromme
  • Mr. Vincent Siaw
  • Mr. Ng Kit Wei, David
  • Mr. Somchai Apinyanukul
M.L. Chandchutha Chandratat
President & Chief Executive Officer
is the President & Chief Executive Officer of TTA. His biography appears in the section "Board of Directors".
Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri
Position held :
Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Member of Executive Committee
Chairman of Investment Committee

Date of first appointment as executive : 6 November 2017

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : 22.05 (included his shares held under custodian account)

Relation among family with other directors and executives :
Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri’s brother

Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri was appointed as director since January 2012. He serves as Chairman of Unique Mining Services Plc., and Chairman of PM Thoresen Asia Holdings Plc., Vice Chairman of Thai Film Industries Plc., Executive Vice Chairman of Mermaid Maritime Plc., Director of Seven Utilities and Power Plc. and Posco-Thainox Public Co., Ltd. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of PM Group Co., Ltd. which is a holding company of Mr. Prayudh Mahagitsiri family. He also serves as Director of Quality Coffee Products Co., Ltd. which is partnering with Nestle SA Switzerland to produce Nescafe. He also serves as Managing Director of Lakewood Country Club Co., Ltd.

Mr. Mahagitsiri holds a M.S. in Finance from Boston University and a B.S. in Finance from Suffolk University, both in USA. Mr. Mahagitsiri completed the Director Accreditation Program (DAP 30/2004) in 2004 and the Directors Certification Program (DCP 53/2005) in 2005 by the Thai Institute of Directors Association.

Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri
Position held :
Director
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of Corporate Governance Committee

Date of first appointment : 1 May 2020

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : 4.38

Relation among family with other directors and executives :
Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri’s sister and
Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi’s spouse

Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri was appointed as director since January 2012. She serves as Chief Operating Officer of PM Group Co., Ltd. which is a holding company of Mr. Prayudh Mahagitsiri family. She also serves as a director of Thai Film Industries Plc., and Managing Director of Mountain Creek Development Co., Ltd.

She holds a M.B.A. from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in a joint program with Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University, USA, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University School of Management in Boston, USA. Ms. Mahagitsiri completed the Director Accreditation Program (DAP 30/2004) by the Thai Institute of Directors Association in 2004.

Mr. Krailuck Asawachatroj
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Asawachatroj is Chief Financial Officer. His background was in investment banking, where he has 10 years of experience working for Thai and international banks assisting large corporate clients in the region to unlock their values via various types of transactions, particularly M&A and fund raisings. Prior to joining TTA, he was the Group Chief Financial Officer of The Erawan Group PLC from 2011 to July 2013 and awarded one of the ASIAN Best CFOs from Corporate Governance Asia in 2012.

Mr. Asawachatroj holds an MA in Financial Engineering from New York University (USA), MBA in Finance from Claremont Graduate University (USA), and B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering from Thammasat University (Thailand).

Mr. Vincent Siaw
Position held: Executive Vice President, Legal & International Projects

Date of first appointment as executive : 19 September 2018

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : None

Relation among family with other directors and executives : None

Mr. Vincent Siaw joins TTA as the Executive Vice President, Legal & International Projects. Besides his role in TTA, he has held the post of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Mermaid Maritime Plc. (“Mermaid”), a 58.22% owned subsidiary of TTA listing in the Stock Exchange of Singapore where he has performed various key roles including Head of Legal, Corporate Strategy, Investor Relations, Enterprise Risk Management and Company Secretary at Mermaid. Prior to that, he served as Senior Manager (Thailand Counsel) at General Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. & Chevrolet Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Senior Manager (Legal) at Ferrier Hodgson Co., Ltd. & Effective Planners Co., Ltd. as Plan Administrator to Thai Petrochemical Industry Plc., and a Corporate and Government Lawyer with Deacons Graham & James in Australia.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and LL.B. (Hons.) from the Australian National University, M.B.A. in Oil and Gas Management from Curtin University’s joint program with Aberdeen Business School and D.B.A. in Corporate Law and Governance from the University of South Australia. He is admitted as a Barrister-at-Law & Solicitor in Australia and a Solicitor in England and Wales. He has also completed the Director Certification Program No. 175/2013 and received a Diploma of Director Examination Program, Class 38/2013, both from the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), Thailand.

Mr. Ng Kit Wei, David
Position held :
Executive Vice President
Investment
Corporate Strategy and Risk Management
Member of Risk Management Committee
Member of Investment Committee

Date of first appointment as executive: 20 January 2015

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : None

Relation among family with other directors and executives : None

Mr. David Ng joins us from the financial industry with more than 10 years of equity markets experience. He was the Head of Institutional Equities for Maybank Kim Eng Singapore; prior to that, Executive Director with Goldman Sachs where he had spent most of his career advising clients on investment prospects of companies ranging from conglomerates to banks in the region.

Mr. Ng holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Lincoln University in New Zealand. A qualified accountant with CPA Australia, he is also a Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA ®) charter holder with the globally recognised CFA Institute.

Mr. Sigmund Stromme
Position held :
Executive Vice President - Agro and Logistics

Date of first appointment as executive : 6 May 2015

(%)of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : 0.008

Relation among family with other directors and executives : None

Mr. Stromme has over 37 years of experiences in shipping industry and has actively developing further investment in Maritime and industrial/Logistics sector in the Indochina region. He has been with TTA group for over 12 years and delivered his strong operational records in the land and sea transportation, marine logistics, ship agency, forwarding, ports, warehouse and fertilizer industries. His proven strong leadership is demonstrated clearly in his current role as Chairman of Baconco, our high-growth fertilizer and warehouse company in Vietnam.

Mr. Jitender Pal Verma
Position held :
Director
Senior Executive Vice President and Group CFO
Member of Executive Committee
Member of Corporate Governance Committee
Member of Risk Management Committee
Member of Investment Committee
Chairman of Sustainable Development Committee

Date of first appointment as executive : 13 May 2015 (Date of joining TTA : 22 April 2015)

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : 0.003 (shares held under Thai NVDR)

Relation among family with other directors and executives : None

Mr. Verma brings with him diversified international business experience of more than 25 years in various fields of FMCG food, retail, electronics, metal, manufacturing and real estate development sector. He has lived and worked in four different countries at Senior to Board level leadership positions in finance and operations. His most recent role was Executive Director of Finance at Jindal Stainless Limited. Prior to that, he served as CFO and Acting Managing Director to many companies such as Thainox Stainless PLC (now POSCO Thainox Public Company Limited), 'Dole Food Inc.' and 'Seagate Technologies. Mr. Verma also serves as a Director of Mermaid Maritime Plc., and PM Thoresen Asia Holdings Plc.

Mr. Verma holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce, is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and has also completed the Director Certification Program No. 78/2006 from the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), and Diploma Examination, Class 49/2016 fromThai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).

Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi
Position held :
Director
Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Food & Beverage

Date of first appointment as executive : 1 August 2015

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019:
Own : None
Spouse : 4.38
Total : 4.38

Relation among family with other directors and executives :
Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri’s spouse

Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi was appointed as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Food & Beverage since 1 August 2015. He serves as Chief Business Development Officer, PM Group Co., Ltd., CEO/Founder, Mugendai Co., Ltd., Vice President: Business Development, SCB Securities Co., Ltd, and Marketing Analyst, Green Spot Co., Ltd. He holds a Master of Science in Actuarial Science, Boston University, USA, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operation Research, University of Massachusetts, USA. He completed Director Certification Program (DCP 119/2009) from the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), Director General Program (Pacific Basin Economic Council : PBEC) year 2002 – 2004.

Mr. Somchai Apinyanukul
Position held :
Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources

Date of appointment as executive: 1 January 2019

(%) of shareholding as of 31 December 2019 : None

Relation among family with other directors and executives: None

Mr. Somchai Apinyanukul is Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources and joining TTA as Director, Corporate Human Resources from 2016-2018. He also serves as director of Siam Taco Co., Ltd. and director of Thoresen Shipping (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Prior to joining TTA, he was Director, Human Resources of ECCO Thailand, Head of Business Partner- Saraburi Operation of Siam City Cement, Plc., and Director, Human Resources of Fabrinet Plc.

Mr. Apinyanukul holds a Bachelor of Political Science from Chiangmai University and a Master of International Business, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He completed the Predictive Index System, PI Management in Singapore, HRMS Seminar, Washington DC, USA, and PMAT in Thailand. He has also completed the Director Accreditation Program No. 160/2019 from the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), Thailand.


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