Thai satellite operator Thaicom announced that it has appointed Anant Kaewruamvongs as its new Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Board.
Kaewruamvongs will join Thaicom 1 May 2018. He is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications sectors in Asia, where he has held several executive positions. He was most recently the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Bangkok-based IT solutions provider CS Loxinfo, which he joined in 1999. He earned a Master of Management degree from SASIN Graduate Institute of Business Administration.
“I am excited to lead Thaicom into its next phase of development,” Kaewruamvongs said in a statement. “… Our focus will be on strong execution to advance and diversify our business. In order to meet the challenges head-on, our focus on business diversification will help deliver the business results expected by our shareholders.”
“The Thaicom board of directors and I welcome Anant Kaewruamvongs as new CEO,” said Prasert Bunsumpun, Chairman of the Thaicom Board of Directors, in a written statement. “We believe his extensive experience makes him the ideal candidate to lead the company as we navigate through the next stage of growth and diversification of our business. We are highly confident that Mr. Anant is the right person to lead and move Thaicom forward,”.
Kaewruamvongs takes over from Paiboon Panuwattanawong who is resigning from his positions as Director, Member of the Executive Committee, and Chief Executive Officer.
Thaicom, a leading Asian satellite operator, was established in 1991.