Board of Directors​

Mr. Banthoon Lamsam

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

January 1, 1992

Education
  • Master's Degree (Business Administration), Harvard University, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institue of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Director, PUKHA TRADE COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, PUKHA FARM COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, ALLPUKHA COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, PUKHA REALTY COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, PUKHA GO COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, PUKHA NANFA HOTEL COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, SANTI KASET COMPANY LIMITED
  • Chairman and Manager, Mahamakuta Rajavidyalaya Foundation Under Royal Patronage
  • Chairman of the Property Asset Management Committee, Property Asset Management Office, The Thai Red Cross Society
  • Member of the National Tourism Policy Committee
  • Member of the National Strategy Committee
  • Member of the State Enterprise Policy Commission
  • Member of the National Reform Sub-committee on State Administration
  • Member of the Reform Steering Committee on the Thailand 4.0 Policy
  • Member of the Council, The Thai Red Cross Society
  • Member of the Committee, Sai Jai Thai Foundation
  • Member of the Board, The Queen Savang Vadhana Foundation
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
  • Advisor to the National Reform Preparation Committee
  • Treasurer, Wat Bowonniwet Vihara and Wat Yanasangvararam

Ms. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul

  • Vice Chairperson
  • Lead Independent Director
  • Chairperson of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee
  • Chairperson of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 4, 2018

Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Architecture), Rhode Island School of Design, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Role of the Chairman Program (RCP) , Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Board Nomination and Compensation Program (BNCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Director and Advisor, Toshiba Thailand Company Limited
  • Director, Thai Toshiba Lighting Company Limited
  • Director, Thai Toshiba Electric Industries Company Limited
  • Director, Superlite Real Estate Company Limited
  • Advisor, Bangkadi Industrial Park Company Limited
  • Chairman of the Board, Pinkanakorn Development Agency (Public Organization)
  • President, Dr.Korn-Thanpuying Niramol Foundation
  • Honorary President, Thai-Japanese Association
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
  • Member of the Committee, Foundation for a Clean and Transparent Thailand
  • Member of Special Advisory Committee for the Prime Minister
  • Advisor, Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Advisor to President, the Federation of Business and Professional Woman’s Associations of Thailand

Ms. Sujitpan Lamsam

  • Vice Chaiperson
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Non-Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

April 30, 1998

Education
  • Master's Degree (Honors) (Economics), Cambridge University, U.K.
  • Master's Degree (Management), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Director , Member of the Risk Management Committee and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Muang Thai Insurance Public Company Limited
  • Director , Member of the Risk Management Committee and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Group Holding Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Holding Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Asset Company Limited
  • Director, Fuchsia Venture Capital Company Limited

Mr. Predee Daochai

  • Director
  • President
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

March 1, 2013

Education
  • Master's Degree (MCL), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
  • Barrister-at-Law, Thailand
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Financial Institutions Govrnance Program (FGP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Ethical Leadership Program (ELP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Corporate Governance for Capital Market Intermediaries (CGI), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, KASIKORN FACTORY AND EQUIPMENT COMPANY LIMITED
  • Chairman, KASIKORN SECURITIES PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
  • Chairman, National ITMX Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Group Holding Company Limited
  • Director, Dole Thailand Company Limited
  • Chairman, The Thai Bankers’ Association
  • Vice Chairman, Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Member of the National Legislative Assembly
  • Member of the National Strategy Committee
  • Member of the Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee
  • Member of the Payment Systems Committee
  • Member of the Board of Investment
  • Director, ASEAN Bankers Association
  • Member of the Board, Bangkok Patana School Foundation

Mr. Teeranun Srihong

  • Director
  • President
  • Member of the Risk Management Committee
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

March 1, 2013

Education
  • Master's Degree (Business Administation), University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Director Certification Program (DCP) Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, KASIKORN BUSINESS-TECHNOLOGY GROUP
  • Director, Muang Thai Group Holding Company Limited

Ms. Kattiya Indaravijaya

  • Director
  • President
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

January 1, 2016

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration – Finance and Investment), The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP - Diploma), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairperson, KASIKORN RESEARCH CENTER COMPANY LIMITED
  • Chairperson, KASIKORN ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, BEACON VENTURE CAPITAL COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, Muang Thai Group Holding Company Limited

Mr. Pipit Aneaknithi

  • Director
  • President
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

January 1, 2017

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration) FH Pforzheim, Germany
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration) University of Brighton, U.K.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Role of the Chairman Program (RCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, KASIKORN LEASING COMPANY LIMITED
  • Chairman, KASIKORNBANK (CHINA) COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, Muang Thai Group Holding Company Limited

Mr. Patchara Samalapa

  • Director
  • President
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

April 4, 2018

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, KASIKORN LINE COMPANY LIMITED
  • Director, Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited
  • Director, Thai Eastern Property Company Limited

Professor Dr. Yongyuth Yuthavong

  • Director
  • Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

October 1, 2015

Education
  • D. Phil. (Organic Chemistry), University of Oxford, U.K.
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Financial Institutions Governance Program (FGP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Senior Specialist, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, National Science and Technology Development Agency
  • Advisor, Crown Property Bureau

Dr. Abhijai Chandrasen

  • Director and Legal Adviser
  • Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Non-Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

April 4, 2000

Education
  • Docteur en Droit (Honors), Paris University (Sorbonne), France
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Finance for Non-Finance Director, Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Role of Compensation Committee (RCC), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Audit Committee Program (ACP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Developing Corporate Governance Policy, Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Board Nomination and Compensation Program (BNCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Director and Member of the Audit Committee, TPI Polene Power Company Limited
  • Director, Siam Motors Company Limited
  • Expert Committee, The Property Management Committee, Chulalongkorn University
  • Member of the Council, The Thai Red Cross Society
  • Legal Adviser, The Chaipattana Foundation

Professor Dr. Pairash Thajchayapong

  • Director
  • Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

June 28, 2007

Education
  • Ph. D. (Electronics and Computer), Cambridge University, U.K.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, National Nanotechnology Center
  • Chairman, Internet Thailand Public Company Limited
  • Chairman, Netbay Public Company Limited
  • Director, Kluen Panya Company Limited
  • Vice Chairman, IT Project under the Initiative of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
  • Specialist and Senior Advisor, National Science and Technology Development Agency, (NSTDA)
  • Associate Vice President for Information Technology, Chulabhorn Research Institute

Sqn.Ldr. Nalinee Paiboon, M.D.

  • Director
  • Chairperson of the Corporate Governance Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

August 22, 2012

Education
  • Bachelor's Degree (Doctor of Medicine), Chulalongkorn University
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • President and Managing Director, Giffarine Skyline Unity Company Limited
  • President, Skyline Laboratory Company Limited
  • President, Skyline Health Care Company Limited
  • President, Giffarine Skyline Laboratory and Health Care Company Limited
  • Managing Director, Giffarine Beauty and Health Medical Clinic Company Limited
  • Director, Happy Gift Company Limited
  • Member of the Cosmetics Committee, Ministry of Public Health

Mr. Saravoot Yoovidhya

  • Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

October 2, 2012

Education
  • Master's Degree (Industrial Engineering), Oregon State University, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chief Executive Officer, T.C. Pharmaceutical Industries Company Limited
  • Chief Executive Officer, The Red Bull Beverage Company Limited
  • Chief Executive Officer, T.G. Vending and Showcase Industries Company Limited
  • Chief Executive Officer, DURBELL Company Limited
  • Director, The Red Bull Beverage Group
  • Director, Kanabana Company Limited
  • Director, StormBreaker Venture Company Limited
  • Director, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Advisor to the University Council, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Piyasvasti Amranand

  • Director
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 3, 2013

Education
  • Ph.D. (Economics), London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, U.K.
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
  • Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Pruksa Holding Public Company Limited
  • Director, Energy for Environment Development Company Limited
  • Director, Kiroro Resort Holdings Company Limited
  • Chairman, Energy for Environment Foundation
  • Member of the National Reform Sub-committee on Energy

Mr. Kalin Sarasin

  • Director
  • Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 3, 2013

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration), University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Chairman, The Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand
  • Chairman, Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel Company Limited
  • Director-Government Liaison and Public Affairs, The Siam Cement Public Company Limited
  • Director, SCG International Corporation​ Company Limited
  • Director, Sarasin Company Limited
  • Director, Seatran Port Company Limited
  • Director, Toyota Motor Thailand Company Limited
  • Director, Toppan (Thailand) Company Limited
  • Chairman, Pol. Gen. Pow Sarasin Foundation
  • Chairman of the University Council, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • President, Thai-Japanese Foundation
  • Member of the Council and Chairman of the Audit Committee,, The Thai Red Cross Society
  • Director, Police General Hospital Foundation Under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen
  • Member of the Nomination Committee, Trade Competition Commission
  • Specialist Member of the National Geo-Informatics Board
  • Specialist on Business Administration of the National Digital Economy and Society Committee
  • Member of the State Enterprise Director Nomination Sub-committee
  • Specialist, Industrial Sector, National Research Council of Thailand
  • Member of the Tourism & MICE Promotion Working Group (D3) and Head of Private Sector Team of the SMEs & Productivity Promotion Working Group (D2) under the Public-Private Collaborative Committee

Ms. Puntip Surathin

  • Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 4, 2014

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration), Fort Hays Kansas State College, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP) Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Audit Committee Program (ACP) Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Director and Member of the Audit Committee, TRIS Rating Company Limited
  • Director and Member of the Audit Committee, TRIS Corporation Limited
  • Director and Chairperson of the Audit Committee, YLG Bullion & Futures Company Limited
  • Chairperson of the Examination and Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Finance
  • Member of the Property Asset Management Committee and Chairperson of the Corporate Governance Sub-committee, Property Asset Management Office, The Thai Red Cross Society
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Fiscal Policy Research Institute Foundation

Mr. Wiboon Khusakul

  • Director
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 2, 2015

Education
  • Master's Degree (International Public Policy), Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.
  • Master's Degree (Political Science-International Relations), Thammasat University
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institue of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Director, City Sports and Recreation Public Company Limited
  • Director and Member of the Audit Committee, Thai Smile Airways Company Limited
  • Advisor, Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited
  • Member of the Committee for Preparation of National Strategies on Building Competitiveness

Ms. Suphajee Suthumpun

  • Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

October 6, 2015

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration – International Finance and International Accounting), Northrop University, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Group Chief Executive Officer, Dusit Thani Public Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Thani Public Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Excellence Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Thani Properties Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Worldwide Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Management Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Thai Properties Public Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit China Capital Company Limited
  • Director, Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Company Limited
  • Director, Phraram 4 Development Company Limited
  • Director, Vimarn Suriya Company Limited
  • Director, Suanlum Property Company Limited
  • Director, Asai Holdings Company Limited
  • Director, DMS Property Investment Private Limited
  • Director, Dusit Overseas Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Colours Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Hospitality Education Philippines, Inc.
  • Director, Dusit Thani Philippines, Inc.
  • ​Director, Dusit Foods Company Limited
  • Director, NR Instant Produce Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Gourmet Company Limited
  • Director, LVM Holdings Pte. Ltd.
  • Director, Dusit Hospitality Services Company Limited /li>
  • Director, Epicure Catering Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Thani Properties REIT Company Limited
  • Honorary Member of the University Council, Thammasat University
  • Honorary Member of the University Council, Navamindradhiraj University
  • Director, Dusit Thani College
  • Director, College of Management, Mahidol University
  • ​Member of the International Advisory Board, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne
  • Member of the National Enterprise Corporation Establishment Preparation Sub-committee
  • Councilor, Thailand Management Association

Mr. Sara Lamsam

  • Director
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Committee
Director Type
  • Director with Authorized Signature
  • Non-Executive Director
Date of appointment as director

January 1, 2016

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Administration), University of Boston, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP); Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • President & Chief Executive Officer, Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited
  • Director and Executive Director, Muang Thai Insurance Public Company Limited
  • Chief Executive Officer and Director, Muang Thai Group Holding Company Limited
  • Chief Executive Officer and Director, Muang Thai Holding Company Limited
  • Director, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Member of the Remuneration and Selection, Phatra Leasing Public Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Real Estate Public Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Group Service Company Limited
  • Director, Muang Thai Asset Company Limited
  • Director, Yupong Company Limited
  • Director, Yupayong Company Limited
  • Director, T.I.I. Company Limited
  • Director, Thai Reinsurance Public ​Company Limited
  • Vice Chairman, Sovannaphum Life Assurance PLC​
  • Director, Fuchsia Venture Capital Company Limited
  • Advisor to the President, Muang Thai Insurance Public Company Limited
  • Director, The Federation of Thai Insurance Organizations Committee
  • Chairman, The Financial Planner Association
  • Vice President (Marketing)​, The Thai Life Assurance Association
  • Advisor, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Advisor, The Society of Actuaries of Thailand
Achievements at Muang Thai Life Assurance Pcl.
  • Increase MTL market share in Total premium from No. 6 with market share of 4.8 percent to become No.2 in Total premium in 2012, with market share of 13.6 percent, and No. 1 in New Business Profit (NBP) in 2013, with market share of 18.6 percent, under multi-distribution channel and ASEAN regional expansion strategies;
  • Improve brand image and positioning that change the perception and attitude of Thai people towards life insurance;
  • Recognized as 1st place Life Insurance Company with Outstanding Management for 9 consecutive years by the Office of Insurance Commission (OIC);
  • Being the first CEO from insurance industry to receive Financier of the Year Award” by Money and Banking Magazine

Mr. Chanin Donavanik

  • Director
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 3, 2017

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration) Boston University, U.S.A.
Director Training Program
  • Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Thai Institute of Directors Association
Other Positions
  • Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Dusit Thani Public Company Limited
  • Chairman, Dusit Thani Philippines, Inc.
  • Chairman, Dusit Hospitality Education Philippines, Inc.
  • Chairman, Dusit Thani Properties REIT Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Thai Properties Public Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Thani Properties Company Limited
  • Director, Devarana Spa Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Worldwide Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Management Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit China Capital Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Excellence Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Foods Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit Overseas Company Limited
  • Director, Dusit USA Management Inc.
  • Director, Dusit Fudu Hotel Management (Shanghai) Company Limited
  • Director, DMS Property Investment Private Limited
  • Director, Dusit Colours Company Limited
  • Director, Vimarn Suriya Company Limited
  • Director, Chanut and Children Company Limited
  • Director, Piyasiri Company Limited
  • Director, Thana Jirang Company Limited
  • Director, JTB (Thailand) Company Limited
  • Director, Thai-Japan Gas Company Limited
  • Director and Chairman of Tourism and Service Business Committee, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Head of Private Sector Team of the Tourism & MICE Promotion Working Group (D3) under the Public-Private Collaborative Committee
  • Vice Chairman, Dusit Thani College

Ms. Jainnisa Kuvinichkul

  • Director
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
Director Type
  • Independent Director
Date of appointment as director

April 4, 2019

Education
  • Master’s Degree (Business Administration), Harvard University, U.S.A.
Other Positions
  • Chief Executive Officer, Candy Crepe Company Limited
  • Chief Executive Officer, M Essentials Company Limited
  • Director, Metta Group Company Limited
  • Director, Tanara Company Limited
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