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  Mr. Kasem Watanachai

Mr. Kasem Watanachai (Age 80 years)

  • Director
  • Chairman of the CSR Committee for Sustainable Development
Date of Appointment as a Director
  • March 28, 2018
  • Honorary Doctor of Medicine, Navamindradhiraj University
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, (Educational Administration), North-Chiang Mai University
  • Honorary Doctor of Philosophy (Human Resource Development), National Institute of Development Administration
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, Chulalongkorn University
  • Honorary Doctor of Liberal Arts (Educational Administration), Christian University of Thailand
  • Honorary Doctor of Education (Educational Administration), (Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi
  • Honorary Doctor of Public Health, Thammasat University
  • Honorary Doctor of Philosophy (Management), Walailak University
  • Honorary Doctor of Medicine, Naresuan University
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, Eastern Asia University
  • Honorary Doctor of Public Administration, Kasem Bundit University
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, (Educational Administration), Chiang Mai Rajabhat Institution
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, Srinakharinwirot University
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, (Educational Administration), Chiang Mai University
  • Honorary Doctor of Education (Educational Administration), Mahasarakham University
  • Honorary Doctor of Liberal Arts, Khon Khaen University
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, Mahidol University
  • American Board of Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, U.S.A.
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, U.S.A.
  • M.D. (Summa Cum Laude) Chiang Mai University
  • Nation Defense College, Thailand Class 36
  • Strong expertise in human capital development from practical work experience as the President of Chiangmai University and the Minister of Education Ministry, deep understanding in the area of human capital development to serve business direction and growth as well as the advancement of the country.
  • Extensive experience of Global and Regional Organization Management, Policy Setting and Strategic Planning (Global Vision), International Affairs, and Environmental, Social & Governance or “ESG”
Director Training
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP) 164/2019, Thai Institute of Directors Association
Board Member/Management of Other Listed Companies on The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • (None)
Position in Other Company/Organization/Institution
  • Since 2003 Chairperson, Chiang Mai University Council
  • Since 2004 Member of the Executive Committee and Secretary, Anandamahidol Foundation
  • Since 2009 Member of Committee of the Crown Property Bureau
  • Since 2010 Chairman, The Medical Science Division of the Anandamahidol Foundation
  • Since 2015 Executive Chairperson, Prostheses Foundation of H.R.H the Princess Mother
  • Since 2015 Chairman, Foundation for Good Governance on Medicine
  • Since 2016 Privy Councillor (King Rama 10)
  • Since 2016 Chairman, Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives Foundation
  • Since 2017 Executive Director, Thai Junior Encyclopedia Project by Royal Command of H.M. the King
  • Since 2018 Vice Chairman, Phradabos Foundation
  • Since 2018 Vice Chairman, the King’s Scholarships for Thai Monks
5-years Past Experiences and/or Remarkable positions
  • 1989-1993 President, Chiang Mai University
  • 1991 Member, Legislative Parliament Permanent
  • 1994 Secretary, Ministry of University Affairs
  • 1996-1999 Member of the Senate
  • 1997 President, Huachiew Chalermprakiet University
  • 2001 Minister, Ministry of Education
  • 2001-2016 Privy Councillor (King Rama 9)
  • 2003 Member of Committee and Secretary, Phradabos Foundation
  • 2005 Chairman, Sala Chalermkrung Foundation
  • 2010 Chairman, Princess Mother’s Medical Volunteer Foundation
  • 2014-2019 Chairman, Foundation of Virtuous Youth
  • 2016 Chairperson, Mahidol University Council
  • 2017 Chairman, the King’ s Scholarships for Thai Monks
Shareholdings (Ordinary Shares) (as at December 31, 2021)
  • Held personally: (None)
  • Held by Spouse or minor children: (None)
Family Relationship among Directors and Executives
  • (None)
Support and Consult through activities related to the Company businesses
  • Support and consult on innovation by visiting company products, services, research and development exhibition of all related businesses
Remarks: Not having been the former CEO / C-level executive, former employee, director who served as the company’s auditor, or director with material affiliations with the firm or with insiders.
Air Chief Marshal Satitpong Sukvimol
  Mr. Chumpol NaLamlieng  
  Mr. Kasem Watanachai  
  Lieutenant Colonel Somchai Kanchanamanee  
  Police Colonel Thumnithi Wanichthanom  
  Mr. Kan Trakulhoon  
  Mr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul  
  Mr. Pasu Decharin  
  Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop  
  Mr. Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi  
  Mr. Suphachai Chearavanont  
  Mrs. Nuntawan Sakuntanaga  
  Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul  
  Mr.Roongrote Rangsiyopash