ENTH

Board of Directors

  • Mr. Prasert Bunsumpun
  • Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri
  • Mr. Jitender Pal Verma
  • Mr. Jean Paul Thevenin
  • Mr. Cherdpong Siriwit
  • Mr. Santi Bangor
  • Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri
  • Mr. Mohammed Bin Rashed Bin Ahmad Bin Muftah Al Nasseri
  • Mr. Chitrapongse Kwangsukstith
  • Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi
  • Mr. Somboonkiat Kasemsuwan
Mr. Somboonkiat Kasemsuwan
Independent Director
Chairman of Audit Committee

Mr. Somboonkiat Kasemsuwan was appointed as director in November 2016. He was Chairman of Audit Committee of PM Thoresen Asia Holdings Limited from 2013 to 2014, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Transport Company from 2005 to 2011, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Moh Mee Company from 1999 to 2011, Managing Director of The Transport Company (Government Enterprise) from 1994 to 1997, Executive Director of The Bangkok Bank of Commerce from 1989 to 1994, Director and Senior Executive Vice President of The Bangkok Bank of Commerce from 1987 to 1989, Assistant Director of the System Operation of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) from 1970 to 1987, Director of PM Thoresen Asia Holdings Public Company Limited from 2014 to 2016, and Chairman of Advance Finance Public Company Limited from 2004 to 2015.

Mr. Somboonkiat Kasemsuwan holds a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, USA in 1964, and a Professional Degree in Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University USA in 1976. He also attended the National Defence College (NDC), Class 377/1994, and Capital Market Academy Leadership Program, Capital Market Academy (CMA), Class 6/2008. Moreover, he completed the Directors Certification Program (DCP 96/2007) by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).

Mr. Prasert Bunsumpun
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of Executive Committee

Mr. Prasert Bunsumpun serves as Chairman of IRPC Plc., PTT Global Chemical Plc., and Thai Lube Base Plc. He holds directorships at Krung Thai Bank Plc. and Shin Corporation Plc. He also is Chairman of Mermaid Maritime Plc., and the Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD). He was President and CEO of PTT Plc., Chairman of PTT Exploration and Production Plc., Chairman of PTT Chemical Plc., PTT Aromatic and Refinery Plc., Thai Oil Plc., and Bang Chak Petroleum Plc.

Mr. Bunsumpun holds a M.B.A. from Utah State University, U.S.A., a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering from Chulalongkorn University. He received Honorary Doctoral in Engineering from Chulalongkorn University, Honorary Doctoral in Management from National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Honorary Doctoral in Management Science from Petchaburi Rajabhat University, Honorary Doctoral in Management from Mahasarakarm University, Honorary Doctoral in Social Innovation Management, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, and a Certificate in Advanced Management Program (AMP 155) from Harvard Business School, USA., Mr. Bunsumpun completed the Director Accreditation Program (DAP 26/2004) in 2004 and the Role of Chairman Program (RCP 28/2012) in 2012 by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).

Mr. Jean Paul Thevenin
Director / Member of Executive Committee

Mr. Jean Paul Thevenin was appointed as director since January 2014. He also serves as a Director of Mermaid Maritime Plc. He was the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Thainox Stainless Plc., a stainless steel manufacturer in Thailand, which he was in charge of building and managing from 1991 to 2010. He had also served as President of the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce in Thailand from 1998 to 2004.

Mr. Thevenin holds a Ph.D. in Metallurgy from Orsay University in France. He also obtained an honorary Ph.D. from King Mongkut Institute of Technology in Thailand, as well as was awarded a National Order of Merit (French Decoration). He has produced many publications in the field of steel and steel industry.

M.L. Chandchutha Chandratat
Member of Executive Committee

M.L. Chandchutha Chandratat joined in 2005 as the Chief Executive Officer. His professional experience began with Bank of America, where he served in San Francisco (U.S.A.), Hong Kong, and Bangkok from 1989 to 1994. He joined Bangkok Bank Plc. from 1994 to 2000 and worked for J.P. Morgan, Hong Kong from 2000 to 2002 and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Asia (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. from 2002 to 2005. He serves as Executive Director of Mermaid Maritime Plc. and director of Unique Mining Services Plc. He received his M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989 and his B.S. (magna cum laude) in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 1987. In 2006, he completed the Directors Certification Program (DCP 70/2006) by the Thai Institute of Directors Association.
Mr. Cherdpong Siriwit
Independent Director
Member of Audit Committee

Mr. Cherdpong Siriwit is a veteran of Thailand's energy sector, previously holding roles as Director General of the Ministry of Industry's Department of Mineral Resources as well as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy. In the private sector, he served as Chairman of a number of publicly listed companies, including PTT Public Company Ltd. and currently serves as Chairman of both the Audit and Corporate Governance Committees of IRPC Public Company Limited. Mr. Siriwit holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from Thammasat University and a MA in Economics from Georgetown University, USA.

Mr. Santi Bangor
Independent Director
Chairman of Corporate Governance Committee
Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of Audit Committee

Mr. Santi Bangor serves as Independent Director and Member of the Audit Committee of People's Garment Plc. since 2009. He is appointed a member of State Enterprise Performance Agreement and Performance Appraisal Sub-Committee on Communication and Energy Sector, Performance Appraisal Committee, Ministry of Finance in 2012. He was the President of Yonok University (2006-2009), and Deputy Secretary General to the National Economic and Social Development Board Office of the Prime Minister (1997-2006). Mr. Bangor was also appointed to serve as Director of Government Pension Board, Metropolitan Electricity Authority and State Railway Authority. Mr. Bangor holds a M.A. in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University, USA, a B.A. in Political Science (Fiscal) from Chulalongkorn University, and a Development Certificate from Cambridge University, UK. In 2001, he completed the Director Certification Program (DCP 12/2001) by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).

Mr. Jitender Pal Verma
Director
Senior Executive Vice President and Group CFO
Member of Executive Committee
Member of Risk Management Committee
Member of Investment Committee
Member of Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Verma brings with him diversified international business experience of more than 25 years in various fields of FMCG food, retail, electronics, metal, manufacturing and real estate development sector. He has lived and worked in four different countries at Senior to Board level leadership positions in finance and operations. His most recent role was Executive Director of Finance at Jindal Stainless Limited.

Prior to that, he served as CFO and Acting Managing Director to many companies such as Thainox Stainless PLC (now POSCO Thainox Public Company Limited), 'Dole Food Inc.' and 'Seagate Technologies.

Mr. Verma holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce, is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and has also completed the Director Certification Program No. 78/2006 from the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), and Diploma Examination, Class 49/2016 fromThai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).

Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri
Director
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of Corporate Governance Committee

Ms. Ausana Mahagitsiri was appointed as director since January 2012. She serves as Managing Director of PM Group Co., Ltd. which is a holding company of Mr. Prayudh Mahagitsiri family, Assistant Chairman of Posco-Thainox Public Co., Ltd., Managing Director of Mountain Creek Development Co., Ltd., and a director of Unique Mining Services Plc. She holds a M.B.A. from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in a joint program with Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University, USA, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University School of Management in Boston, USA. Ms. Mahagitsiri completed the Director Accreditation Program (DAP 30/2004) by the Thai Institute of Directors Association in 2004.

Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri
President & Chief Executive Officer
Member of Executive Committee
Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri was appointed as director since January 2012. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of PM Group Co., Ltd. which is a holding company of Mr. Prayudh Mahagitsiri family, Executive Vice Chairman of Mermaid Maritime Plc., and director of Unique Mining Services Plc. He also serves as Director of Quality Coffee Products Co., Ltd. which is partnering with Nestle SA Switzerland to produce Nescafe. He also serves as Vice Chairman of Posco-Thainox Public Co., Ltd. and Thai Film Industries Plc., and Managing Director of Lakewood Country Club Co., Ltd. Mr. Mahagitsiri holds a M.S. in Finance from Boston University and a B.S. in Finance from Suffolk University, both in USA. Mr. Mahagitsiri completed the Director Accreditation Program (DAP 30/2004) in 2004 and the Directors Certification Program (DCP 53/2005) in 2005 by the Thai Institute of Directors Association.

Mr. Ghanim Saad M. Alsaad Al-Kuwari
Independent Director

Mr. Ghanim Saad M. Alsaad Al-Kuwari serves as Chairman of Qatar Project Management Company since 2008, Chairman and Managing Director of Barwa Real Estate since 2005, and Managing Director and CEO of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co. since 2006. He currently chairs several boards in many businesses in Qatar and regionally including: Barwa Bank, Al Imtiaz Investment Company, A'ayan Real Estate, Al Jazeera Academy, Al Ritaj Investment Company, Rizon Parters, Jersey Group, First Real Estate Company, First Finance Company, Urban Velvet in United Kingdom, and Ghanim Bin Saad Al Saad & Sons Holdings Groups. Mr. Alsaad holds a M.B.A. from Kent University, United Kingdom in 1995, and a B.A. in Social Sciences from Qatar University in 1990.

Mr. Mohammed Bin Rashed Bin Ahmad Bin Muftah Al Nasseri
Independent Director
Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Mohammed Bin Rashed Bin Ahmad Bin Muftah Al Nasseri serves in a number of prominent roles within the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) government, including Director General of the Office of President H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Under Secretary of the General Affairs Department of The Crown Prince Palace, UAE. Mr. Al Nasseri also serves as a Board member of Union National Bank Abu-Dhabi, The Emirates Insurance Company, Alwifaq Finance Company, and The National Investor Company, all in the UAE. He holds a License of Law from Emirates University.

Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi
Director/ Senior Executive Vice President,
Head of Food & Beverage

Mr. Kamolsut Dabbaransi was appointed as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Food & Beverage since June 2015. He serves as Chief Business Development Officer, PM Group Co., Ltd., CEO/Founder, Mugendai Co., Ltd., Vice President: Business Development, SCB Securities Co., Ltd, and Marketing Analyst, Green Spot Co., Ltd. He holds a Master of Science in Actuarial Science, Boston University, USA, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operation Research, University of Massachusetts, USA

Mr. Chitrapongse Kwangsukstith
Independent Director

Mr. Chitrapongse Kwangsukstith was appointed as director in May 2015. He was Chairman of PTT Energy Resources Co., Ltd. from 2012 to 2014, Chairman and Acting President of PTT Energy Resources Co., Ltd. from 2009 to 2012, Chief Operating Office in Upstream Petroleum and Gas Business Group of PTT Public Company Limited from 2008 to 2009, Senior Executive Vice President in Gas Business Unit of PTT Public Company Limited from 2003-2007, and Senior Executive Vice President, PTT Public Company Limited, working as President of PTT Exploration & Production Public Company Limited from 2000 to 2003.

Mr. Kwangsukstith holds a Doctorate Degree in Engineering (Industrial) Lamar University, Texas, USA in 1979, a Master Degree in Engineering (Industrial) Lamar University, Texas, USA in 1974, a Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) Chulalongkorn University in 1970, a Certificate in Stanford Executive Program from Stanford University, USA, and a Diploma in National Defence Course for the Joint State-Private Sector, the National Defence College (NDC), Class 12. Moreover, he completed the Directors Certification Program (DCP 42/2004), the Finance for Non-Finance Director Program (FND 9/2004), and the Role of the Compensation Committee Program (RCC 10/2010) by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).