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Board of Directors

As of October 31st, 2017 the Company had General Prem Tinsulanonda as Chairman Advisor, Professor Sansern Kraichitti and Mr. Sakdi Kiewkarnkha as Advisors to the Board of Directors, Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui as Founder and Advisor to the Board of Directors and Mr. Chatri Sophonpanich as Honorary Chairman.

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

1. Mr. Arsa Sarasin
Chairman / Independent Director
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’s 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. Mr. Chanin Donavanik
Vice Chairman / Executive Committee 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
3. 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
4. Mrs. Suphajee Suthumpun
Director / Executive Director / Group Chief Executive Officer
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • MBA, Internation Finance and International Accounting, Northrop University, California, USA.
  • BS, Sociology and Anthropology, Thammasat University
Working Experience
  • 2015 - Present Director Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Director Dusit Thai Properties Plc. / Dusit Thani Hotel Studies Col, Ltd. / Dusit Thani College/ DMS Property Investment Pvt. Ltd.
  • Present Independent Director Kasikornbank Plc.
  • Present Sub-committee member Sub-committee preparing the establishment of the National State Enterprise Corporation by State Enterprise Policy Committee
  • Present Advisory Director to Youth Prosperity Council Committee Sub-committee member Judicial Training Institute Navamindradhiraj University Thailand Management Association College of Management
  • Present Director Mahidol University
  • 2011 - 2015 Chief Executive Officer Thaicom Plc.
  • 2011 - 2015 Executive Committee Chairperson-Media and New Business Intouch Plc.
  • 2011 - 2015 Executive Committee Chairperson CS LoxIndo Plc.
  • 2011 - 2015 Chairperson and Executive Committee Chairperson Shenington Investment Pte Ltd.
  • 2011 - 2014 Director Office of the Public Sector Development Committee
  • 2010 - 2011 General Manager, Global Technology Services IBM ASEAN
  • 2009 - 2010 Client Advocacy Executive, Chairman's Offiece IBM Headquarter, New York, USA.
  • 2007 - 2009 General Manager and Vice President, General Business IBM ASEN
  • 2003 - 2007 Country General Manager and Managing Director IBM Thailand Co., Ltd.
5. Mrs. Sinee Thienprasiddhi
Director / Executive 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.
6. 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
7. Dr.Kittipong Kittayarak
Independent Director / Audit Committee Member
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Doctor of the Science of Law or J.S.D., Stanford University, USA (Fulbright Scholar Program) Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard University, USA (Fulbright Scholar Program)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.),Cornell University, USA
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honor), Chulalongkorn University
  • Barrister-at-Law, Institute of Legal Education Thai Bar Assosiation
  • Director Accrediation Program (DAP) 112/2014
  • Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP) 18/2015, Thai Institute of Directors Association
Working Experience
  • 2016 - Present Independent Director / Audit Committee Member, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Independent Director / Chairman of the Audit Committee, PTT Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Independent Director / Chairman of the Audit Committee / Member of the Compliance Committee, Krung Thai Bank Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Honorary Director, National Commission for Justice
  • 2015 - Present Honorary Director, Administration Development
  • 2015 - Present Honorary Director, Thailand Institute of Justice Office of the Narcotics Control Board
  • 2014 - Present Chairman / Board of Trustees, Bangkok University
  • 2011 - Present Executive Director and Chairman (Thailand Branch), Asia Crime Prevention Foundation – ACPF
  • 2010 - Present Committee, Thai Bar Association
  • 2009 - Present Director, University Council, Mahidol University Council
  • 2014 - 2015 Advisor to the Prime Minister, The Secretariat of the Cabinet
  • 2008 - 2014 Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice
  • 2005 - 2008 Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice
8. Mrs. Varang Chaiyawan
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. Emeritus Prof. Dr. Khunying Suchada Kiranandhana/1
Independent Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Ph.D. Department of Statistics Harvard University, U.S.A.
  • A.M. Department of Statistics Harvard University, U.S.A.
  • Bachelor Degree of Commerce, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University
  • Director Certification Program 0/2000 Thai Institute of Directors Association
Working Experience
  • Present Independent Director, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Vice Chairman / Independent Chairman / Chairman of Human Resource, Kasikornbank Plc.
  • Present Director/ Risk Management Committee Chairman/ Audit Committee Chairman, Sermsuk Plc.
  • Present University Council Chairman, Chulalongkorn University
  • Present Chairman, Phufa
  • Present Chairman of Working Committee Director / Audit Committee / Chairman of Human Resource, Thai Red Cross Society
  • Present Director, Prince Mahidol Foundation
  • Present Director, Chitralada Technology College
  • 2011 – 2014 Executive Committee Chairman, Mahidol Wittayanusorn School
  • 2006 – 2008 Member, The National Legisttive Assembly
  • 2004 – 2008 President, Chulalongkorn University
  • 1999 – 2004 Dean of Graduate, School Chulalongkorn University
  • 1991 – 1999 Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy Chulalongkorn University
  • 1988 – 2008 Councilor, Chulalongkorn University
10. Mr. Pakhawat Kovithvathanaphong/2
Independent Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Master’s Degree of Marketing & Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor Degree of Economics (First Class Honors), Thammasat University
  • Director Certification Program Batch 58/2005
  • Corporate Governance for Capital Market Intermediaries Batch Exclusive 2014 Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Certificate of Leadership Program at Capital Market Academy Batch 5
  • Bachelor Degree of Thailand National Defence College Batch 344
  • Certificate course of Corporate Governance for Director and Senior Executive of State Enterprises and Public Organization, King Prajadhipok’s Institute Batch 15
Working Experience
  • Present Independent Director, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • 2011 - Present Independent Director / Audit Comitee Member, Thai Rubber Latex Corporation (Thailand) Public Company Limited
  • 2001 – Present Chief Executive Officer, Trinity Watthana Public Co., Ltd.
  • 1999 – Present Audit Comittee Chairman, Land and Houses Public Company Limited
  • 2015 – Present Honorary Director, Government Pension Fund (Thailand)
  • 2015 – Present Director, Sukhumvit 62 Medical Ltd.
  • 2012 – Present Selection Committee for Personnel and Public Officers to Join Public Service Executive Development Program: PSED Office the Public Sector Development Commission
  • 2010 – Present Advisor to Board of Directors Association of Thai Securities Company
  • 2009 – Present Advisor to Minister Thai Listed Companies Association
  • 2000 – Present Working Committee of MOA and State Enterprises Performance (per branch) State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO.), Ministry of Finance
  • 2011 – Apr 17 Vice Chairman Thai Bond Market Association
  • 2010 – Apr 17 Director / Chairman of Corporate Strategy Unit, TSFC Securities Public Company Limited
11. Mr. Somprasong Boonyachai/3
Independent Director
Shareholding in DTC (%) -
Education and Training
  • Master Degree in Engineering, (IE&M) University, The Asian Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Production Engineering, P.E.) ,King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi
  • Director Certification Program Batch 67 Thai Institute of Directors Association
Working Experience
  • Present Independent Director, Dusit Thani Plc.
  • Present Vice Chairman, Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited
  • Present Executive Committee Chairman / Director, BEC World Public Company Limited
  • Present Director, Intouch Holdings Public Company Limited
  • Present Director, Thaicom Public Company Limited
  • Present Vice Chairman, Osotspa Co., Ltd.
  • 2008 – 2015 Group CEO / Executive Committee Chairman, Intouch Holdings Public Company Limited
  • 2007 - 2008 Group CEO / Executive Committee Chairman, Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited
12. 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.

Remark

/1 Emeritus Prof. Dr. Khunying was appointed as independent director effective from March 1st, Suchada Kiranandhana 2017 onwards to replace Mr. Banterng Tantivit who resigned from Director effective from February 28th, 2017.
/2 Mr. Pakhawat Kovithvathanaphong was appointed as independent director effective from March 1st, 2017 onwards to replace Mrs. Pratana Mongkolkul who resigned from Director effective from January 31st, 2017.
/3 Mr. Somprasong Boonyachai was appointed as independent director effective from July 1st, 2017 to replace Mr. Vichit Chinwongworakul who resigned from Director effective from June 20th, 2017.

The Company has 7 Independent Directors and 3 Audit Committee Members which the number and qualifications are in accordance with related notifications.