News in Category: 2006

Luncheon with Mr Virapan Pulges

Luncheon with Mr Virapan Pulges

With the strategic location, developed infrastructure, abundant of labour forces, well educated engineers and middle managements, incentives from Thai government and strong domestic consumptions, many Multi-national corporations and their supporting partners, especially Japanese and Singaporean companies, have chosen Thailand as their manufacturing base to export their products for ASEAN, Middle East, European Union and Japanese markets. We were proud to have Mr Virapan Pulges, Managing Director of TICON Industrial Connection Public Co Ltd to share his insights on "Thailand as the manufacturing base and Logistic Hub" on 6 November 2006.

Luncheon with Mr Kasemsit Pathomsak

Luncheon with Mr Kasemsit Pathomsak

Mr Kasemsit Pathomsak, the President & Chief Executive of Merchant Partners Securities Ltd, gave us a talk at the luncheon immediately after the Council's 2006 Annual General Meeting on 15 September. Mr Pathomsak impressed our members and guests with a presentation on "The Current Thai Political Situation and its Effect on Stock Exchange of Thailand Investors". He presented an in-depth analysis on the macro & micro atmosphere in Thailand and also discussed the likely future trends of the economic situations in Thailand. The attendants found the presentation interesting and useful.

2006 Annual General Meeting

2006 Annual General Meeting

About 30 members attended the Council's Annual General Meeting on 15 September 2006. Our Chairman, Mr Bernard Chan, summarized the past activities of the council and stressed that the mission in 2006 and beyond is to expand the number and range of activities.

During the meeting, Mr Clayton Hebbard, Dr Harry Lee and Mrs Katherine Ngan were re-elected as Directors for the ensuing year. Simultaneously, Ernst & Young was re-appointed the Council's honorary auditors.

The current Board of Directors consists of 10 directors:

1) The Hon Bernard Chan, Executive Director & Deputy Managing Director of Asia Financial Group

2) Mr William Chao, Managing Director of Wing Wah Limited

3) Mr Tom V. Chatjaval, Managing Director of TVC Management Ltd

4) Mr Kenneth Gaw, Managing Director of Pioneer Global Group Limited

5) Mr Horst Geicke, Chairman of Pacific Alliance Group Ltd

6) Mr Clayton Hebbard, Consultant of Grant Thornton

7) Dr Harry Lee, Managing Director of TAL Apparel Limited

8) Mr Willy Lin, Managing Director of Milo's Knitwear (International) Ltd

9) Mrs Katherine Ngan, Executive Director of May Cheong Toy Products Fty Ltd

10) Mr Raphael Tong, Managing Director of Shanghai Mister Softee Food Products Co Limited

(In alphabetical order)