Board of Directors

Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
Honorary Chairman

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

  • Elder Brother of Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat,
    Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat and Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat and Mr. Prin Chirathivat
  • Education

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering, Kingston College of Technology,
    United Kingdom
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • 2000 - Present Chairman, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2009 - 2013 Chairman of the Supervisory Board,
    Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • Vice Chairman, Central Plaza Hotel Plc. and Director in subsidiaries
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 54 Companies
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2006 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 55/2006
  • 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
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 10 July 2002
  • Age 67 Years
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives as Specified in the SEC Notification

  • - None -
  • Education

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

  • 2002 - Present Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Chairman of the Risk Policy Committee,
    Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2015 - 2016 Member of the Risk Management Committee,
    Somboon Advance Technology Plc.
  • 2010 - 2012 Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Corporate Governance Committee,
    Big C Supercenter Plc.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

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

  • 2 Companies
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2012 - DCP Reunion (M-DCP Re) Class 1/2012
  • 2012 - Anti-Corruption for Executive Program (ACEP) Class 2/2012
  • 2010 - Monitoring the System of Internal Control and Risk Management (MIR) Class 9/2010
  • 2010 - Monitoring the Internal Audit Function (MIA) Class 9/2010
  • 2010 - Role of the Compensation Committee (RCC) Class 10/2010
  • 2010 - Monitoring the Quality of Financial Reporting (MFR) Class 11/2010
  • 2009 - Monitoring Fraud Risk Management (MFM) Class 1/2009
  • 2008 - Chartered Director Class (R-CDC) Class 3/2008
  • 2005 - Role of Chairman Program (RCP) Class 11/2005
  • 2005 - Audit Committee Program (ACP) Class 6/2005
  • 2003 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 38/2003
  • 2003 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 4/2003
  • Other Training Courses

  • - None -
Mr. Karun Kittisataporn
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Date of being a director of the Company: 10 April 2009
  • Age 70 Years
  • Shareholding in the Company

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives as Specified in the SEC Notification

  • - 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

  • 2009 - Present Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2015 - Present Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2009 - 2014 Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2012 - 2017 Member of the Audit Committee, Khon Kaen Sugar Industry Plc.
  • 2008 - 2017 Chairman of the Executive Committee, The Support Arts and Craft International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization)
  • 2007 - 2014 Director, Office of Insurance Commission
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

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

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

  • 2013 - Anti-Corruption for Executive Program (ACEP) Class 7/2013
  • 2013 - Monitoring The Internal Audit Function (MIA) Class 15/2013
  • 2011 - Monitoring the Quality of Financial Reporting (MFR) Class 13/2011
  • 2011 - Financial Institutions Governance Program (FGP) Class 2/2011
  • 2009 - Audit Committee Program (ACP) Class 27/2009
  • 2009 - Financial Statements for Directors (FSD) Class 4/2009
  • 2008 - Role of the Compensation Committee (RCC) Class 6/2008
  • 2006 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 81/2006
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives as Specified in the SEC Notification

  • - 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

  • 2015 - Present Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee,
    Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2014 - 2017 Commission Member, Office of Insurance Commission
  • 2014 - 2015 Director, Government Housing Bank
  • 2009 - 2014 President, Chairman of the Investment Committee, Member of the Risk Management Committee,
    SCB Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • - None -
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 1 Company
  • 4 Organizations
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2017 - Corporate Governance for Capital Market Intermediaries (CGI) Class 18/2017
  • 2015 - Risk Management Committee Program (RMP) Class 6/2015
  • 2015 - Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP) Class 18/2015
  • 2006 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 73/2006
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children (None)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives as Specified in the SEC Notification

  • - None -
  • Education

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

  • 2016 - Present Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2010 - 2016 Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee,
    Phatra Securities Plc.
  • 2010 - 2016 Independent Director, Phatra Capital Plc.
  • 2012 - 2013 Director, Kiatnakin Bank Plc.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Kiatnakin Bank Plc.
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 2 Companies
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2016 - Corporate Governance for Capital Market Intermediaries (CGI) Class 15/2016
  • 2005 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 40/2005
  • Other Training Courses

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

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

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

  • 2002 - Present Director, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2014 - 2016 Honorary Advisor, Thai Hainanese Trade Association
  • 2014 - 2015 Advisor to Chairman of the Constitutional Court
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • Chairman, Central Plaza Hotel Plc. and Director in subsidiaries
  • Director, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Bangkok Post Plc. and subsidiaries
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 41 Companies
  • 2 Organizations
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2008 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 68/2008
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Younger brother of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat and Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat
  • Elder brother of Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat and Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat and Mr. Prin Chirathivat
  • Education

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

  • 2002 - Present Director, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2007 - Present Advisory of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • Chairman, Robinson Department Store Plc. and Director in subsidiaries
  • Director, Central Plaza Hotel Plc. and subsidiaries
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 28 Companies
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2007 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 61/2007
  • 2007 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 89/2007
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Younger Brother of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat and Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat
  • Elder brother of Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat and Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat
  • Uncle of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat and Mr. Prin Chirathivat
  • Education

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

  • 1995 - Present Director, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2007 - 2015 Advisory of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2009 - 2013 Chairman of the Executive Committee,
    Central Group of Companies Co., Ltd.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • Independent Director, Jasmine International Plc.
  • Vice Chairman, Robinson Department Store Plc. and Director in subsidiaries
  • Director, Central Plaza Hotel Plc. and subsidiaries
  • Director, TV Thunder Plc.
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 26 Companies
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2003 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 37/2003
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Nephew of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat,
    Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat,
    Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat and Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat
  • Cousin of Mr. Prin Chirathivat
  • Education

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

  • 1995 - Present Director, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Member of the Risk Policy Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2002 - 2013 President & CEO, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2012 - 2016 Director, Malee Group Plc.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • - None -
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 3 Companies
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2001 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 7/2001
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Nephew of Mr. Suthichai Chirathivat, Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat,
    Mr. Sudhisak Chirathivat, Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat,
    Mr. Suthipak Chirathivat and Ms. Wallaya Chirathivat
  • Cousin of Mr. Kobchai Chirathivat
  • Education

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

  • 1995 - Present Director, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2007 - Present Advisory of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Member of the Risk Policy Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2015 - 2016 Director, Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • 2004 - 2012 Advisor, Market for Alternative Investment (MAI)
  • 2003 - 2012 Chairman of the Audit Committee, Bualuang Securities Plc.
  • 1999 - 2012 Director, Malee Sampran Plc.
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • Director, Central Plaza Hotel Plc. and subsidiaries
  • Director, Robinson Department Store Plc. and subsidiaries
  • Member of the Audit Committee, Bumrungrad Hospital Plc.
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 90 Companies
  • 2 Organizations
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2010 - Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP)
  • 2009 - Monitoring Fraud Risk Management (MFM) Class 1/2009
  • 2009 - Monitoring of the Quality of Financial Reporting (MFR) Class 7/2009
  • 2007 - Monitoring the Internal Audit Function (MIA) Class 1/2007
  • 2007 - Monitoring the System of Internal Control and Risk Management (MIR) Class 1/2007
  • 2006 - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • 2005 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 35/2005
  • 2005 - Audit Committee Program (ACP) Class 6/2005
  • 2005 - Role of Chairman Program (RCP) Class 11/2005
  • 2000 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 2/2000
  • Other Training Courses

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

  • Held personally (None)
  • Held by spouse or minor children 3,000 shares (0.0001%)
  • Family Relationship among Directors and Executives as Specified in the SEC Notification

  • - None -
  • Education

  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University
  • M.Eng., Asian Institute of Technology
  • 5-year Past Experiences

  • 2014 - Present Director, President & CEO, Member of the Risk Policy Committee, Central Pattana Plc.
  • 2012 - 2014 Director, Officemate Plc.
  • 2003 - 2013 Director, Executive Director, President,
    Robinson Department Store Plc. and subsidiaries
  • Directorship in Other Listed Companies

  • - None -
  • Directorship in Non-listed Companies

  • 1 Company
  • Completed Program from Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

  • 2005 - Director Certification Program (DCP) Class 62/2005
  • 2004 - Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 8/2004
  • Other Training Courses

  • Capital Market Academy Leadership Program Class 7