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Board composition



Mr. Kan Trakulhoon
Chairman and Independent Director
Position
  • Chairman of Board of Directors
  • Independent Director
  • Chairman of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Honorary Degrees of Engineering Chulalongkorn University
  • Honorary Degrees of Manufacturing Engineering Mahasarakham University
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 29/2003)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • 4 companies
Working Experiences
  • 2016 - Present Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2015 - Present Independent Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2015 - 2017 Chairman of Sustainable Development Committee, Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director, Chairman of the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee, Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee, Member of the Strategic and Organizational Review Committee and Member of the CSR Committee for Sustainable Development Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Independent Director, Chairman of the Nomination, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee, Member of the Executive Committee Siam Commercial Bank Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Director The Siam Cement Plc.
  • 2020 - Present Director SCB 10X Co., Ltd
  • 2020 - Present Director Council of Experts of the National Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Policy Council
  • 2020 - Present Expert Member State Enterprise Policy Committee
  • 2018 - Present Expert Member Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee
  • 2018 - Present Expert Member Investment and Coordination Committee
  • 2011 - 2019 Consultant Kubota Corporation (Japan)
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Somprasong Boonyachai
Vice-Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Position
  • Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors
  • Non-Executive Director
  • Member of Sustainable Development Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology
Director training
  • Role of the Chairman Program (RCP 21/2009)
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 65/2005)
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP 30/2004)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • 6 companies
Working Experiences
  • 2019 - Present Member of Sustainable Development Committee, Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2008 – Present Vice-Chairman of Board of Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 1994 - Present Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2008 - 2019 Member of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2007 - Present Director Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Director Thaicom Plc.
  • 2018 - Present Vice Chairman of the Board and Independent Director Osotsapa Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director BEC World Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director Dusit Thani Plc.
  • 2002 - Present Independent Director and Member of Audit Committee Power Line Engineering Plc.
  • 2008 - 2017 Chairman of Executive Committee Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2009 - 2011 Chairman of Executive Committee Thaicom Plc.
  • 2018 - Present Expert Member Geo-Informative and Space Technology Development agency
  • 2017 - Present Director National Strategy Committee 2017 for the Development and Capacity Building of Human Resources
  • 2016 - 2018 Director Osotsapa Co., Ltd.
  • 2016 Independent Director Pruksa Real Estate Plc.
  • 2004 - 2016 Director Praram 9 Hospital Co., Ltd.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Surasak Vajasit
Independent Director
Position
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Chairman of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Barrister at Law, Lincoln's Inn, UK
Director training
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP 29/2004)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • -
Working Experiences
  • 2014 - Present Chairman of Nomination and Governance Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2008 - Present Member of Nomination and Governance Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Independent Director and Member of Audit and Risk Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Director Srithai Insurance Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Managing partner R&T Asia (Thailand) Ltd.
  • 2005 - 2014 Executive Hunton and Williams (Thailand) Ltd.
  • 1997 - 2008 Director Thai Tallow and Oil Co., Ltd.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Gerardo C. Ablaza, Jr
Independent Director
Position
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Executive Committee
  • Member of Sustainable Development Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) De La Salle University, Manila
Director training
  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP 146/2018)
  • Advanced Corporate Governance 2019 (The Phillipinies IOD)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • -
Working Experiences
  • 2019 - Present Member of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee Advanced Info Service Plc
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director, Member of Executive Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2017 - 2019 Member of Sustainable Development Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2019 - Present Director iPeople Inc.
  • 2017 - Present Director BPI Family Bank
  • 2017 - Present Director BPI Capital Corporation
  • 2010 - Present Director Manila Water Company Inc.
  • 1998 - Present Director Ayala Corporation
  • 2012 - Present Director AC Energy Holding Inc.
  • 2012 - Present Director AC Infrastructure Holding Corp.
  • 2010 - 2017 President, CEO Manila Water Company Inc.
  • 1998 - 2009 President, CEO Globe Telecom Inc.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Krairit Euchukanonchai
Independent Director
Position
  • Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Independent Director
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, North Texas State University, USA
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 59/2005)
  • Role of the Chairman Program (RCP 16/2007)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • 2 Companies
Working Experiences
  • 2014 - Present Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee, Member of Nomination and Govenance Committee and Independent Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2018 – Nov2020 Chairman of Board of Directors PTT Plc.
  • 2015 - Present Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of the Risk Oversight Committee Krungthai Bank Plc.
  • 2011 - 2012 Director and Member of Audit Committee PTT Plc.
  • 2006 - 2012 Chairman of Board of Directors and Chairman of Risk Management Committee Krungthai Asset Management Plc.
  • 2020 - Present Member of Academic Director Office of Insurance Commission (OIC)
  • 1998 - Present Chairman V Group Honda Car Co..Ltd.
  • 2017 - 2019 Chairman Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Qualifications In his role as Vice Chairman at Krung Thai Bank Plc., Mr. Krairit Euchukanonchai has extensive experience of digital and e-payment. He involved in a development of e-wallet and application to supporting economic stimulus measures of the government and e-payment portal for the government, assessing the risk of cyber threats in financial businesses and operations.
Mr. Allen Lew Yoong Keong
Non-executive director
Position
  • Chairman of Executive Committee
  • Non-Executive Director
  • Member of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Science (Management), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Director training
  • None
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • -
Working Experiences
  • 2008 - Present Chairman of Executive Committee, Member of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2006 - 2008 Member of Executive Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2020 - Present Chief Executive Officer , Group Strategy and Business Development and Country Chief Officer Thailand Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
  • 2014 - 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Australia and Chief Executive Officer Optus Pty Limited
  • 2012 - 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Group Digital Life and Country Chief Officer (Singapore) Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
  • 2006 - 2012 Chief Executive Officer (Singapore) Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong
Executive Directors
Position
  • Executive Directors
  • Member of Sustainable Development Committee
  • Member of Executive Committee
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Acting Chief Strategy Officer
Share Ratio (%) * 0.0004
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 107/2009)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • -
Working Experiences
  • 2020 - Present Acting Chief Corporate Officer Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Executive Director, Member of Sustainable Development Committee Member of Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer, and Authorized Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2012 - 2014 Director, Chief Marketing Officer Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2007 - 2012 Executive Vice President - Marketing Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2004 - 2007 Senior Vice President - Wireless Communication Advanced Info Service Plc.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Ms. Jeann Low Ngiap Jong
Non-executive director
Position
  • Non-executive director
  • Member of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Bachelor of Accountancy,National University of Singapore
Director training
  • None
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • 1 company
Working Experiences
  • 2013 - Present Director, Member of Nomination and Governace Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Director Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2015 - Present Group Chief Corporate Officer Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
  • 2008 - 2015 Group Chief Financial Officer Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Prasan Chuaphanich
Independent Director
Position
  • Independent Director
  • Member of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Chairman of Sustainable Development Committee
Share Ratio (%) * 0.00007
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Accountancy (2nd Class Honor), Chulalongkorn University
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 119/2009)
  • Financial Institution Governance Program (FGP 6/2013)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • 4 companies
Working Experiences
  • 2018 - Present Chairman of Sustainable Development Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director, Member of Audit and Risk Committee, Member of Sustainable Development Committee Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2020 - Present Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration committee Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc.
  • 2019 - Present Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit committee Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc.
  • 2013 - Present Independent Director, Chairman of Audit Committee Siam Commercial Bank Plc.
  • 2013 - Present Independent Director, Member of Audit Committee Chairman of Nomination and Compensation Committee Thai Solar Energy Plc.
  • 2016 - 2019 Independent Director, Chairman of Audit Committee PTT Global Chemical Plc.
  • 2020 - Present Advisor The Prime Minister on Economy
  • 2020 - Present Expert Member Office of Public Organization and Other Government Agency
  • 2020 - Present Commissioner of the Public Sector Development Commission National Research Council of Thailand
  • 2020 - Present Director State Enterprise Policy Office
  • 2019 - Present Commissioner, Member of Audit Committee, Member of Governance and Compensation Committee Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand
  • 2017 - Present Expert Member on Accounting Public Sector Audit Evaluation Committee
  • 2017 - Present Chairman of the Board Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • 2016 - 2020 Commissioner OIC Advanced Insurance Institute
  • 2014 - Present Member of Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Committee Ministry of Commerce
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Hui Weng Cheong
Executive Director
Position
  • Executive Director
  • President
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Authorized Director
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration University of Southern California, USA
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 230/2016)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • -
Working Experiences
  • 2017 - Present Director and Authorized Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2016 - Present President Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2013 - Present Chief Operating Officer Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2009 - 2010 Chief Operating Officer Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2006 - 2009 Deputy President Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2010 - 2013 CEO International Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Qualifications Mr. Hui Weng Cheong is an Executive Director of the Board and the President of AIS. As President since 2016, he is responsible for the Consumer and Enterprise businesses, Customer Service Management, Regional Operations, Engineering Operations and IT Solutions. He also sits in the Cyber Security Committee, with his previous experience in IT systems and solutions development, Data Analytics and Cyber security, and lead in defining the IT security policies and guidelines, and strategic directions on managing personal data protection and cyber security threat.
Mr. Anek Pana-apichon
Non-executive director
Position
  • Non Executive Director
  • Member of Executive Committee
  • Authorized Director
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 111/2008)
No.of other listed company to serve as director Y2020
  • 6 companies
Working Experiences
  • 2020 – Present Authorized Director Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2019 - Present Director and Member of Executive Committe Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2020 - Present Member of Compensation Committee, Member of the Governance Nomination Committee, Member of the New Business Committee Thaicom Plc.
  • 2019 - Present Chief Executive Officer Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director , Chief Executive Officer, Member of the CSR Committee for Sustainable Development and Member of Strategic and Organizational Review Committee Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2018 - Present Chairman of Executive Committee Thaicom Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director Thaicom Plc.
  • 2010 - Present Member of Executive Committee Thaicom Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Chairman High Shopping Co., Ltd.
  • 2017 - Present Director Intouch Media Co., Ltd.
  • 2017 - Present Director Touch TV Co., Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Director High Shopping TV Co., Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Director I.T. Applications and Services Co., Ltd.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None

Board Mandate

All directors shall allocate sufficient time to prepare for and attend Board and sub-committee meetings. An individual director shall not serve on more than four (4) other boards of publicly listed companies unless the Board grants specific approval. As of 2020, the Company has 7 non-executive / independent directors who hold the directorship of 4 or less in other listed company.

Board expertise & experience

The Board of Directors is comprised of 11 directors whose expertise and experience cover various fields as follows:

AIS has 9 members (82%) of the Board of Directors who have work experience in Telecommunication Industry consisting of 7 independent or non-executive members (78%) and 2 executive members; Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong and Mr. Hui Weng Cheong


Remark:
- Five members of the Board of Directors qualified with 9 criteria of independent director definition of The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand
- Nine members of the Board of Directors meet at least 4 out of 9 criteria with DJSI independent directors statement
- Eight members who are non-executive directors have experience in Risk & Crisis Management