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Mr. Suthikiati Chirathivat

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee

SHAREHOLDING: 121,096,150 shares [24.22%]

RELATIONSHIP: Father of Mr. Thirakiati Chirathivat and Mr. Patsarakorn Chirathivat


  • Honorary Doctor of Arts in Business Administration, College of Asian Scholars
  • Honorary Doctor of Arts in Business Administration, Dhurakij Pundit University
  • Honorary PhD in Hotel and Tourism Studies, Kasem Bundit University
  • Honorary PhD in Mass Communications, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • MA Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • BA Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • Diplomas in Mechanical Engineering, South-West Essex Technical College, UK
  • National Defence College of Thailand (Joint Public and Private Sectors Class No. 1)


Thai Institute of Directors:

  • Directors Accreditation Program (DAP 68/2008)

Position in other listed companies:

  • Chairman of the Board, Central Plaza Hotel Plc.
  • Director, Central Pattana Plc.

Position in non-listed companies:

  • Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board, Central Group of Companies
  • Director, Post Holding Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post New Media Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post TV Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post International Media Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post-ACP Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Post-IM Plus Co., Ltd.
  • Since 2008 Honorary Council Member, Ramkhamhaeng University
  • Since 2008 President, Alumni Association, Faculty of Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University

Position in other companies which materially compete directly or have any related business with the Company (possible conflict of interest): None

Royal orders and decorations:

  • 4 December 2015: Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant
  • 7 December 2010: Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand

Meeting attendance in 2019:

  • The Board of Directors’ Meetings: 5/5
  • The Executive Committee’s Meetings: 7/7
  • Shareholders’ Meeting: 1/1

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