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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Company consists of 12 directors as follows:

1. Mr. Arsa Sarasin
Independent Director / Chairman
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Bachelor of Business, Boston University, USA
  • Director Accreditation Program 5/2003
  • Audit Committee Program 19/2007
  • Finance for Non-Finance Directors 39/2008
  • Role of Chairman Program 32/2013 - Thai Institute of Directors Association
Working Experience
  • 2000 - 2012 His Majesty‚Äôs Principal Private Secretary - Office of H.M. Principal Private Secretary
  • 1995 - 1999 Vice Chairman - Bangkok Bank Plc.
  • 1994 - 2004 President of the Association - Thai-Laos Association
  • 1991 - 1992 Minister - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1986 - 1988 Ambassador - Royal Thai Embassy, USA
  • 1982 - 1986 Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1980 - 1982 Director-General - Department of Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1977 - 1980 Ambassador - Royal Thai Embassy, Belgium
  • 1975 - 1977 Director-General - Department of Business Economics, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2. Professor Hiran Radeesri
Independent Director / Audit Committee Chairman / Compensation Committee Chairman / Governance and Nomination Committee Chairman
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Master of Business Administration University of Pennsylvania,USA
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Accounting, Thammasat University
  • Certificate (High Level) of Accounting, Thammasat University
  • Director Certification Program 0/2000
  • Fellow Member, Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)
  • Diploma, National Defense College, 1981
  • Director Training Certificate, School of Management, Yale University, USA.
Working Experience
  • 2003 - Present Chairman Advisory Group Corporate Governance Center, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • 2002 - Present Committee Chairman of Auditing Examiner, The Revenue Department
  • 2002 - Present Honorable Committee of University Council, Thammasat University
  • 2000 - Present Director / Audit Committee Chairman, Thaicom Plc.
  • 1999 - Present Director / Audit Committee Chairman, Navakij Insurance Plc.
  • 1999 - Present Independent Director / Audit Committee Chairman / Governance and Nomination Committee Chairman / Compensation Committee Chairman, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • 2000 - 2008 Chairman, Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)
  • 1990 - 1994 Chairman, Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority
  • 1986 - 1988 Governor, State Railway of Thailand
3. Mrs. Pranee Phasipol
Independent Director / Audit Committee Member / Compensation Committee Member / Governance and Nomination Committee Member
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Master of Science in Accounting, Thammasat University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Major: Accounting (Second Class Honors), Thammasat University
  • Diploma, National Defence College, The Joint State - Private Sector Course, Class 2003-2004
  • Diploma in Public Law, Batch 9, Thammasat University and The Office of the Council of State
  • Top Executive Program in Commerce and Trade (TEPCoT), Commerce Academy
  • Certificate of Civil Service Executive Development Program, Course 1, Batch 30, Office of the Civil Service Commission
  • Certificate of Chang Management, Ripa International, UK
  • Certificate of Distance Learning Course for Insurance Supervisors (Module 2), World Bank
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Director Certification Program 10/2001
  • Advance Audit Committee Programs
Working Experience
  • Present Independent Director / Audit Committee Member, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Member of Foreign Business Commission, Ministry of Commerce
  • Present Audit Committee, The Support Arts and Crafts International Center of Thailand
  • Present Member of Life Insurance Fund Commission, Life Insurance Fund
  • Present Advisor of Auditing Firm Quality Assurance Committee/ Executive Committee and Member of CPA Examination Committee, Federation of Accounting Professions Under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King
  • Present Advisor of Account - Finance and Investment Committee, Thai General Insurance Association
  • Present Qualified Person in Finance and Account, Office of the Civil Service Commission
  • 2007 - 2010 Chief of Inspector General, Ministry of Commerce
  • 2006 Commercial Advisor, Ministry of Commerce
  • 2004 Deputy Director General, Department of Business Development, Ministry of Commerce
  • 2000 Deputy Director General, Department of Insurance, Ministry of Commerce
4. Dr.Kittipong Kittayarak/3
Independent Director / Audit Committee Member
5. Mr. Banterng Tantivit /7
Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Master of Science (Finance) in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Director Accreditation Program 25/2004, Thai Institute of Directors Association
Working Experience
  • 2012 - Present Chairman Thanachart Insurance Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Chairman MBK Plc.
  • 2003 - Present Chairman MBK Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd. Plan Estate Co., Ltd.
  • 2002 - Present Chairman Thanachart Bank Plc.
  • 1997 - Present Chairman Thanachart Capital Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Director Siam Piwat Holding Co., Ltd.
  • 2003 - Present Director B.V. Holding Co., Ltd. / Siam Piwat Co., Ltd.
  • 1987 - Present Director Deebuk Co., Ltd. / Thai Farming Co., Ltd.
  • 2001 - Present Advisor Pathum Ricemill and Granary Plc.
6. Mr. Vichit Chinwongvorakul
Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) 6.12%
Education and Training
  • Elementary School, Wat Nak Nimit
Working Experience
  • 2002 - Present Chairman, Chinwong Food Co., Ltd.
  • 1992 - Present Chairman, Unity Food Co., Ltd.
  • 1988 - Present Chairman, C-PEX Co., Ltd.
7. Mrs. Pratana Mongkolkul/6
Director
8. Mrs. Varang Chaiyawan/4
Director / Compensation Committee Member / Governance and Nomination Committee Member
Shareholding in DTC (%) 2.58%
Education and Training
  • MBA Finance and Investment, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA
  • Bachelor of Accountancy, Thammasat University (First class honors)
  • Director Accreditation Program 60/2006
  • Certified Financial Planner Batch 1, Thai Financial Planners Association
  • The Invitation Life Insurance Top Executives Seminar 2008, FALIA, JAPAN
  • The student of Capital Market Academy (CMA), The Stock Exchange of Thailand, Batch 5
Working Experience
  • Present Director, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Director, Dusit Thai Properties Plc.
  • Present Director, Thai Life Insurance Plc.
  • Present Director, Sangsom Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Kanchana Singkhorn Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Fuengfuanant Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Thanapakdi Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Mongkolsamai Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Thai Ginebra Trading Co., Ltd.
  • 2006 - Present Deputy Managing Director, Thai Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • 2006 - Present Managing Director, Thai Health Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • 2007 - 2009 Director, Thai Asia Pacific Brewery Co., Ltd.
  • 2001 - 2006 Vice President, Thai Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
9. Mr. Kenneth Korsirisophon
Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) 10.31%
Education and Training
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Economics (Magna Cum Laude), Brown University, U.S.A.
Working Experience
  • 2008 - Present Director, Cape Nga Development Ltd.
  • 2006 - Present Director, Home Inns and Hotels Management Inc.
  • 2005 - Present Director, Gaw Capital Partners
  • 2003 - Present Director, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • 2003 - Present Director, Pioneer Hospitality Siam (GBR) Ltd.
  • 1998 - Present Managing Director, Pioneer Global Group Ltd.
  • 1994 - Present Director, Strand Hotels International Ltd.
  • 1994 - Present Director, Myanmar Hotel International Pte. Ltd.
  • 2000 - 2006 Director, Siam Food Products Plc.
10. Mr. Chanin Donavanik/1
Vice Chairman
Shareholding in DTC (%) Included in the item of Than puying Chanut Piyaoui and Related Persons
Education and Training
  • Master of Business Administration, Boston University, U.S.A.
  • Director Certification Program 72/2006
  • Director Accreditation Program 10/2004
Working Experience
  • Present Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Chairman, Philippine Hoteliers, Inc.
  • Present Vice Chairman, Dusit Thani College
  • Present Member of Investment Committee, Dusit Thani Freehold and Leasehold Property Fund
  • Present Director, Dusit Thai Properties Plc.
  • Present Director, Dusit Thani Properties Co.,Ltd.
  • Present Director, Devarana Spa Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Le Cordon Blue Dusit Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Worldwide Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Management Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit China Capital Co.,Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Overseas Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Bird Hotels Pvt. Ltd.
  • Present Director, DMS Property Investment Pvt. Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit USA Management Inc.
  • Present Director, Dusit Fudu Hotel Management (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • Present Director, Chanut & Children Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, New Atlantic Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Piyasiri Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Thana Jirang Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, JTB (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  • Present Member of the School Advisory Committee of School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • 2006 - 2008 Member, National Legislative Assembly
  • 2006 - 2008 Committee, Tourism and Industrial Committee of National Legislative Assembly
  • 2006 - 2008 President, Asean Hotels and Restaurants Association
  • 1999 - 2000 President, Asean Hotels and Restaurants Association
  • 2004 - 2008 President, Thai Hotels Association
  • 1998 - 2002 President, Thai Hotels Association
  • 2001 - 2003 Chairman Committee on Tourism and Hotel Industries, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
11. Mrs. Sinee Thienprasiddhi
Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) Included in the item of Than puying Chanut Piyaoui and Related Persons
Education and Training
  • Mac Duffies Springfield, MA., USA.
  • Fundamental Legal and Regulations on the Listed Company 8/2012
  • Director Certification Program Refresher Course 2/2009
  • Improving Quality of Financial Reporting 1/2006
  • Finance for Non-Finance Director 22/2005
  • Director Certification Program 65/2005
  • Director Accreditation Program 9/2004
Working Experience
  • Present Director/ Company Secretary / Secretary to the Board of Director / Executive Director, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Director, Dusit Thai Properties Plc.
  • Present Director, Dusit Thani Properties Co., Ltd
  • Present Director, Devarana Spa Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Le Cordon Blue Dusit Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Worldwide Co., Ltd
  • Present Director, Dusit Management Co., Ltd..
  • Present Director, Dusit China Capital Co.,Ltd.
  • Present Director, Philippine Hoteliers, Inc.
  • Present Director, Dusit Overseas Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit Bird Hotels Pvt. Ltd.
  • Present Director, DMS Property Investment Pvt. Ltd.
  • Present Director, Dusit USA Management Inc.
  • Present Director, Acme Printing Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Chanut and Children Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, New Atlantic Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Piyasiri Co., Ltd.
  • Present Director, Thana Jirang Co., Ltd.
12. Mrs. Suphajee Suthumpun/2
Director / Group Chief Executive Officer

Remark

/1 Mr. Chanin Donavanik was appointed as Vice Chairman effective from 1 January 2016.
/2 Mrs. Suphajee Suthumpun was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer effective from 1 January 2016.
/3 Dr.Kittipong Kittayarak was appointed as Independent Director and Audit Committee Member effective from 1 April 2016.
/4 Mrs. Varang Chaiyawan was appointed as Compensation Committee Member / Governance and Nomination Committee Member effective from 1 April 2016.
/5 Mr. Khwankeo Vajarrodaya passed away on 28 January 2017.
/6 Mrs. Pratana Mongkolkul resigned from Director effective from 31 January 2017 and the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Pakhawat Kovithvathanaphong to replace this position effective from 1 March 2017.
/7 Mr. Banterng Tantivit resigned from Director effective from 28 February 2017 and the Board of Directors appointed Emeritus Prof. Dr. Khunying Suchada Kiranandhana to replace this position effective from 1 March 2017.