Board of Directors

Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
Honorary Chairman

Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat
Chairman
  • Age 77 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 28 March 2000
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally 3,312,800 shares (0.0738%)
  • Held by spouse or minor children 22,293,200 shares (0.4967%)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • Elder Brother of Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat, Mr. Suthichart Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat, Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat and Mrs. Narttaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat, Mr. Prin Chirathivat and Mr. Chanavat Uahwatanasakul
  • Education

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering, Kingston College of Technology, U.K.
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2009 – 2013 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Vice Chairman, Central Plaza Hotel Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2015 - Seminar Chairman Forum 2015 (R-CF)
  • Year 2006 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Year 2000 - Role of Chairman Program (RCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • None -
Mr. Paitoon Taveebhol
Independent Director
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Risk Policy Committee
  • Age 67 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 10 July 2002
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • - None -
  • Education

  • B.A. (Accounting), Ramkhamhaeng University
  • MBA, Kasetsart University
  • Certificate in Auditing, Thammasat University
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2010 – 2012 Independent Director, Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Corporate Governance Committee Big C Supercenter Plc.
  • Year 2008 – 2011 Audit, Following and Evaluation Committee, Walailak University
  • Year 2008 – 2011 President, Mater Dei Institute Parent and Teacher Association
  • Year 2008 – 2011 Vice Chairman, Mater Dei Institute Foundation
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, KCE Electronics Plc.
  • Independent Director, Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Audit and CG Committee Member, Somboon Advance Technology Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Chairman, Zen Corporation Group Co., Ltd.
  • Independent Director, Audit Committee Member, EASY BUY Plc.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2016 - Seminar CAC Conference 1/2016
  • Year 2016 - Seminar National Director Conference 1/2016
  • Year 2016 - Seminar Director Luncheon Briefing 2/2016
  • Year 2015 - Seminar Director Luncheon Briefing 1/2015
  • Year 2015 - Seminar National Director Conference 2015
  • Year 2015 - Seminar Director Luncheon Briefing 4/2015
  • Year 2015 - Seminar CAC Conference 2015
  • Year 2015 - Seminar Director Forum 2/2015
  • Year 2012 - Anti-Corruption for Executive Program (ACEP)
  • Year 2010 - Monitoring the Internal Audit Function (MIA)
  • Year 2010 - Monitoring the System of Internal Control and Risk Management (MIR)
  • Year 2010 - Monitoring the Quality of Financial Reporting (MFR)
  • Year 2010 - Role of the Compensation Committee (RCC)
  • Year 2009 - Monitoring Fraud Risk Management (MFM)
  • Year 2008 - Chartered Director Class (R-CDC)
  • Year 2005 - Audit Committee Program (ACP)
  • Year 2005 - Role of Chairman Program (RCP)
  • Year 2003 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Year 2003 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • Year 2016 - Seminar CG Forum 1/2016, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Year 2015 - Seminar CG Forum 1/2015, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Year 2015 - Seminar Thailand CG Forum : Governance as a driving force for business sustainability, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Year 2015 - Seminar The 2015 Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance, The Securities and Exchange Commission
Mr. Karun Kittisataporn
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Age 70 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 10 April 2009
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • - None -
  • Education

  • B.C.A. (Economics) Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • M.A. (International Trade), Syracuse University, U.S.A.
  • Diploma, GATT Commercial Policy Course, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2007 – 2014 Director, Insurance Commission
  • Year 2009 – 2011 Commission Member, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Year 2008 – 2011 Director, Public Sector Development Commission
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Audit Committee Member, Khon Kaen Sugar Industry Plc.
  • Independent Director, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Khon Kaen Sugar Industry Plc.
  • Independent Director, Audit Committee Member, Sahamit Machinery Plc.
  • Independent Director, Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Bank of Ayudhya Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Member, Committee on International Economic Policy
  • Chairman of the Executive Committee, The Support Arts and Craft International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization)
  • Commission Member, The Office of the Council of State/li>
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2013 - Monitoring The Internal Audit Function (MIA)
  • Year 2013 - Anti-Corruption for Executive Program (ACEP)
  • Year 2011 - Financial Institutions Governance Program (FGP)
  • Year 2011 - Monitoring the Quality of Financial Reporting (MFR)
  • Year 2009 - Audit Committee Program (ACP)
  • Year 2009 - Financial Statements for Directors (FSD)
  • Year 2008 - Role of the Compensation Committee (RCC)
  • Year 2006 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sectors Course, Class 8
Mrs. Jotika Savanananda
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Age 57 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 25 September 2015
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • - None -
  • Education

  • BA (Psychology), University of Minnesota, USA
  • MS (Psychology), University of San Francisco, California, U.S.A
  • MBA (Finance and International Business), Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2014 – 2015 Director, Government Housing Bank
  • Year 2009 – 2014 President, Chairman of the Investment Committee, Member of the Risk Management Committee SCB Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • - None -
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Chairman, Talis Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Governor, Chairman of the Audit Committee, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Commission Member, Office of Insurance Commission
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2015 - Risk Management Committee Program (RMP)
  • Year 2015 - Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP)
  • Year 2006 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • Certificate, Capital Market Academy Leadership Program, Class 10
  • Certificate, Thailand Insurance Leadership Program, Class 5
  • National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sectors Course, Class 20/li>
Mr. Veravat Chutichetpong
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
  • Age 57 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 21 April 2016
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • - None -
  • Education

  • BE in Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University
  • MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University, U.S.A.
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2010 – 2016 Director, Phatra Capital Plc.
  • Year 2003 – 2016 Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Phatra Securities Plc.
  • Year 2012 – 2013 Director, Kiatnakin Bank Plc.
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Independent Director, Kiatnakin Bank Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Chairman, Aksorn Education Plc.
  • Director, Alpha Absolute Co., Ltd.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2016 - Corporate Governance for Capital Market Intermediaries (CGI)
  • Year 2005 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • - None -
Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat
Director
  • Age 75 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 10 July 2002
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally 22,645,900 shares (0.5046%)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • Younger brother of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat
  • Elder brother of Mr. Suthichart Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat, Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat and Mrs. Narttaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat, Mr. Prin Chirathivat and Mr. Chanavat Uahwatanasakul
  • Education

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, South West Essex Technical College, U.K.
  • B.A. (Political Science), Ramkhamhaeng University
  • M.A. (Political Science), Ramkhamhaeng University
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2014 – 2016 Honorary Advisor, Thai Hainanese Trade Association
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Chairman, Central Plaza Hotel Plc.
  • Director, Chairman of Executive Committee, Post Publishing Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Advisor to Chairman of the Constitutional Court
  • Committee of Ramkamhaeng University Concil, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • Director, Central Department Store Co., Ltd.
  • Director, CRG International Food Co., Ltd.
  • Director, CRG Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Central Restaurant Group Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post International Media Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post - ACP Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post - IM Plus Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Thai Tourism Industry Association
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2008 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sectors Course, Class 1
  • National Defence College, The Modern Management, Class 1
Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat
Director
Advisory of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Age 72 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 10 July 2002
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally 28,346,400 shares (0.6316%)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • Younger Brother of Mr.Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat and Mr. Suthichart Chirathivat
  • Elder Brother of Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat, Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat and Mrs. Narttaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat, Mr. Prin Chirathivat and Mr. Chanavat Uahwatanasakul
  • Education

  • B.A. (Mathematic), St. John Fisher College, U.S.A.
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • - None -
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Chairman, Robinson Department Store Plc.
  • Director, Central Plaza Hotel Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Director, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Central Garment Factory Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Central Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2007 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Year 2007 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • - None -
Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat
Director (Authorized Signature)
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Age 70 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 1 March 1995
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally 26,764,600 shares (0.5964%)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • Younger Brother of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat, Mr. Suthichart Chirathivat and Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat
  • Elder Brother of Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat, Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat and Mrs. Narttaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat, Mr. Prin Chirathivat and Mr. Chanavat Uahwatanasakul
  • Education

  • B.A. (Electrical Engineering), University of Maryland (College Park), U.S.A.
  • MBA (Operations Research), Iona University, U.S.A.
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2007 – 2015 Advisory of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • Year 2009 – 2013 Chairman of Executive Committee, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Year 2011 Director, Big C Supercenter Plc.
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Independent Director, Jasmine International Plc.
  • Vice Chairman, Robinson Department Store Plc.
  • Director, Central Plaza Hotel Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Director, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Central Holding Co., Ltd.
  • Director, The Vintage Club Co., Ltd.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2003 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sectors Course, Class 13
Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat
Director (Authorized Signature)
Member of the Risk Policy Committee
  • Age 61 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 1 March 1995
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally 27,105,400 shares (0.6040%)
  • Held by spouse or minor children 113,000 shares (0.0025%)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • Nephew of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat, Mr. Suthichart Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat, Ms. Wallaya Chirathiva and Mrs. Narttaya Chirathivat
  • Cousin of Mr. Prin Chirathivat and Mr. Chanavat Uahwatanasakul
  • Education

  • LL.B. (Law), Chulalongkorn University
  • M.A. (Political Science), University of Norte Dame, U.S.A.
  • MBA, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, U.S.A.
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2012 – 2016 Director, Malee Group Plc.
  • Year 2002 – 2013 President & CEO, Central Pattana Plc.
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • - None -
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Director and Member of Executive Committee, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Sakura Restaurant Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Central Advance System Co., Ltd.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2014 - National Director Conference (NDC)
  • Year 2001 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sectors Course, Class 21
Mr. Prin Chirathivat
Director (Authorized Signature)
Member of the Risk Policy Committee
Advisory of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Age 55 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 1 March 1995
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally 42,145,895 shares (0.9391%)
  • Held by spouse or minor children 192,000 shares (0.0043%)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • Nephew of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat, Mr. Suthichart Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat, Ms. Wallaya Chirathiva and Mrs. Narttaya Chirathivat
  • Cousin of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat and Mr. Chanavat Uahwatanasakul
  • Education

  • B.A. (Accounting), Skidmore College, U.S.A.
  • MBA (Business Management), Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2004 – 2012 Advisor, Marketing For Alternative Investment (MAI)
  • Year 2003 – 2012 Chairman of Audit Committee, Bualuang Securities Plc.
  • Year 1999 – 2012 Director, Malee Group Plc.
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • Director, Central Plaza Hotel Plc.
  • Director, Robinson Department Store Plc.
  • Member of Audit Committee, Bumrungrad Hospital Plc.
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • Director, Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Steering Support Committee, Chiangrai Rajabhat University
  • Director, Member of Executive Committee, Deputy Group CEO, Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Executive Director, Central Retail Corporation Co., Ltd.
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2010 - Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP)
  • Year 2009 - Monitoring Fraud Risk Management (MFM)
  • Year 2009 - Monitoring of the Quality of Financial Reporting (MFR)
  • Year 2007 - Monitoring the Internal Audit Function (MIA)
  • Year 2007 - Monitoring the System of Internal Control and Risk Management (MIR)
  • Year 2006 - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Year 2005 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Year 2005 - Audit Committee Program (ACP)
  • Year 2005 - Role of Chairman Program (RCP)
  • Year 2000 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • Psychology Workshop, Institute of Security Psychology, Class 73
  • Gradate Diploma in Management of Public Economy Class 4/2005, King Prajadhipok’s Institute
  • Capital Market Academy Leadership Program 2004, Class 1
  • The Programmer for senior Executives on Justice Administration Batch, Class 13/2008
  • National Defence College, The Joint State-Private Sectors Course, Class 22
Mr. Preecha Ekkunagul
Director (Authorized Signature)
President & CEO
Member of the Risk Policy Committee
  • Age 59 Years
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 25 April 2014
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children 3,000 shares (0.0001%)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • - None -
  • Education

  • B.Sc. (Chemical Enginering), Chulalongkorn University
  • M.Eng., Asian Institute of Technology
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • Year 2012 – 2014 Director, Office Mate Plc.
  • Year 2003 – 2014 Director, Executive Director, President, Robinson Department Store Plc. and its Subsidiaries
  • Positions in Other Listed Companies in SET

  • - None -
  • Positions in Non-Listed Companies

  • - None -
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • Year 2005 - Director Certification Program (DCP)
  • Year 2004 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • Capital Market Academy Leadership Program 2008, Class 7 / 2008
Ms. Ampawee Chompoopongkasem
Company Secretary
  • Date of being a Company Secretary: 1 May 2016
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives

  • - None-
  • Education

  • Master Degree in Managerial Accounting, Chulalongkorn University
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Kasetsart University
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • 2008 – 2016 Company Secretary Assistant, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2003 – 2008 Corporate Finance Manager, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2002 – 2003 Internal Auditor, Office of the Ombudsman
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2016 - Seminar Executive Briefing 2/2016
  • 2015 - Seminar Anti-Corruption Seminar 3/2015
  • 2015 - Seminar Director Forum 2/2015
  • 2013 - Anti-Corruption: The Practical Guide (ACPG 5/2013)
  • 2013 - Seminar Anti-Corruption Focus Group 3/2013
  • 2013 - Seminar Collective Action Against Corruption Conference 1/2013
  • 2012 - Seminar National Director Conference 1/2012
  • 2011 - Seminar Compensation Survey Seminar 1/2011
  • 2010 - Board Reporting Program (BRP4/2010)
  • 2009 - Seminar Compensation Survey Seminar 1/2009
  • 2007 - Company Secretary Program FPCS/2007
  • 2007 - Board Performance Evaluation (CG Workshop 2/2007)
  • 2006 - Developing Corporate Governance Policy (CG Workshop 1/2006)
  • Other Training Courses / Seminars

  • Year 2015 - GRI Certified Training Course based on G4 reporting Guidelines, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Year 2004 - Corporate Secretary Development Program, Class 9, by the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, and the Thai Listed Companies Association