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UOB (Thai) appoints Chanitr Charnchainarong as new independent director
and chairman of the audit committee
United Overseas Bank (Thai) PCL is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Chanitr Charnchainarong, CFA as the Independent Director – Non Executive and Chairman of Audit Committee. The appointment will take effect on 1 May 2015.
Mr Chanitr, 51, currently serves as an executive vice-president at the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) with the tenure ending on the effective date. He also served as the president of Market for Alternative Investment (mai) until last year. During the time of his service at the SET and mai, he led a team to give advice to potential companies wanting to list and existing listed companies on both SET and mai. He also assisted in the area of capital market development and was responsible for the Education Division at the Thailand Securities Institute (TSI) and Capital Market Academy (CMA).
He currently serves as Board Member of several organisations such as the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and the Thai Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Chairman of Thailand-Cambodia Business Council.
Mr Chanitr holds both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, USA, and is a CFA charterholder.
24 April 2015