Thai IOD Names Kulvech Janvatanavit New President CEO

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Tuesday December 4, 2018 09:20
Bangkok--4 Dec--Thai Institute of Directors

The Board of Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) has appointed Mr. Kulvech Janvatanavit as its new President & Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. Bandid Nijathaworn whose term had expired earlier, effective from December 1, 2018.

Mr. Kulvech has joined the IOD since 2014 and served as the leader of Thailand's Private Sector Collective Action Coalition against Corruption (CAC), an anti-corruption initiative driven by the IOD. He also assumes key roles in several organizations including a member of the Bank of Thailand's Financial Institutions Policy Committee (FIPC) and a member of the Stock Exchange of Thailand Sustainability Award Committee. Mr. Kulvech is also former Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers FAS, an international financial advisory firm.

"The Board of IOD is convinced that Mr Kulvech's knowledge and experience together with his firm commitment to promote a robust and sustainable ecosystem in the Thai business sector will enable him to steer the IOD toward continuous growth and win international recognition as the regional leader in corporate governance matters. The board also would like to thank Mr. Chaiwat Utaiwan for his dedication while assuming the role of director and acting President & CEO throughout the selection period without any remuneration," said Mr. Prasan Chuaphanich, Chairman of the Thai IOD.

Mr. Kulvech holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and International Business from Sasin GIBA, and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

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