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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
  • 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.
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
Director
Council of Experts of the National Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Policy Council
Expert Member
State Enterprise Policy Committee
2018 - Present
Expert Member
Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee
Expert Member
Investment and Coordination Committee
2011 - 2019
Consultant
Kubota Corporation (Japan)
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr.Sarath Ratanavadi
Vice Chairman of the Board
Position
  • Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Member of Nomination and Compensation Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Science (Engineering Management), University of Southern California, USA
Director training
  • DAP: Director Accreditation Program Class 138/2017
  • Capital Market Leadership Program (Class 7), Capital Market Academy
  • The Program of Senior Executives on Justice Administration (Class 23), Judicial Training Institute
  • Executive Development Training Program, Royal Thai Police
  • Executive Management with Business Development and Investment (Class 1), Institute of Business and Industrial Development
  • Rule of Law for Democracy (Class 6), College of the Constitutional Court
  • The Executive Program in Energy Literacy for a Sustainable Future (Class 1), Thailand Energy Academy
  • Administrative Justice for Executives Program (Class 1), Administrative Justice Institute, Office of the Administrative Courts
  • The Director General Public Prosecutors (Class 6), Public Prosecutor Office Training Institute, Office of the Attorney General
No.of other listed company to serve as director
  • 2 companies
Working Experiences
2021 - Present
Director
Intouch Holdings Plc
Director
GULF1 Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Renewable Energy Co., Ltd.
2020 - Present
Vice Chairman of the Board
Gulf Energy Development Plc
2018 - Present
Board of Councilors
University of Southern, California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, USA
2017 - Present
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Gulf Energy Development Plc
Board Chairman
NIST International School Foundation
Director
Gulf Investment and Trading Pte. Ltd.
2016 - Present
Director
Gulf Holdings (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2018 - 2020
Director
Gulf Energy International Co.,Ltd.
2008 - 2020
Director
Gulf JP Co., Ltd.
2011 - 2017
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Gulf Energy Development Co.,Ltd.
2008 - 2017
President
Gulf JP Co., Ltd.
Board Vice Chairman
NIST International School Foundation
2011 - 2016
Representative of Licensee
NIST International School
2008 - 2016
Executive Board Chairman
NIST International School
1994 - 2016
Director and President
Gulf Electric Plc
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 Compensation 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
  • -
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
  • -
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
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
  • 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
  • -
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
  • -
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 Compensation 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
  • 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
Ms.Yupapin Wangviwat
Director
Position
  • Director
  • Member of Sustainable Development Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Florida, USA
Director training
  • DCP: Director Certification Program Class 164/2012
  • Capital Market Leadership Program (Class 16), Capital Market Academy
  • Top Executive Program in Commerce and Trade (Class 13), Commerce Academy, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Executive Management with Business Development and Investment (Class 4), Institute of Business and Industrial Development
  • Digital Transformation for CEO (Class 1), Nation Multimedia Group Plc.
  • ABC Course, Class 5, Academy of Business Creativity, Sripatum University
No.of other listed company to serve as director
  • 2 companies
Working Experiences
2021 - Present
Director
GULF1 Co.,Ltd.
Director
Intouch Holdings Plc
2020 - Present
Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Sustainability and Risk Management Committee
Gulf Energy Development Plc
2019 - Present
Director
Rachakarn Asset Management Co.,Ltd.
2018 - Present
Director and Executive Director
Gulf Energy Development Plc
Director
Gulf Renewable Energy Co., Ltd.
2008 - Present
Senior Executive Vice President
Gulf JP Co.,Ltd.
1997 - Present
Chief Financial Officer
Gulf Electric Plc.
2020 - 2021
Director
Gulf JP Company Limited
Director
Gulf SRC Company Limited
Director
Gulf PD Company Limited
Director
Gulf Energy Mauritius Company Limited
2019 - 2021
Director
Independent Power Development Company Limited
2015 - 2021
Director
Gulf JP KP1 Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP KP2 Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP TLC Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP NNK Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP NLL Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP CRN Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP NK2 Company Limited
2014 - 2021
Director
Gulf Solar BV Company Limited
Director
Gulf Solar TS1 Company Limited
Director
Gulf Solar TS2 Company Limited
Director
Gulf Solar KKS Company Limited
Director
Gulf International Investment (Hong Kong) Limited
2013 - 2021
Director
Gulf MP Company Limited
Director
Gulf Solar Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP NS Company Limited
Director
Gulf JP UT Company Limited
2012 - 2021
Director
Gulf VTP Company Limited
Director
Gulf TS1 Company Limited
Director
Gulf TS2 Company Limited
Director
Gulf TS3 Company Limited
Director
Gulf TS4 Company Limited
Director
Gulf NC Company Limited
Director
Gulf BL Company Limited
Director
Gulf BP Company Limited
Director
Gulf NLL2 Company Limited
Director
Gulf NPM Company Limited
Director
Gulf NRV1 Company Limited
Director
Gulf NRV2 Company Limited
2011 - 2021
Director
Kolpos Pte. Ltd.
2019 - 2020
Director
Bangkok Smart Energy Company Limited
2017 - 2020
Director
Gulf WHA MT Natural Gas Distribution Company Limited
Director
WHA Eastern Seaboard NGD2 Company Limited
Director
WHA Eastern Seaboard NGD4 Company Limited
2015 - 2020
Director
Gulf Cogeneration Company Limited
Director
Samutprakarn Cogeneration Company Limited
Director
Nong Khae Cogeneration Company Limited
Director
Gulf Yala Green Company Limited
Director
Gulf Power Generation Company Limited
Director
Gulf IPP Company Limited
Director
Gulf Energy Company Limited
2014 - 2021
Director
Gulf International Holding Pte. Ltd.
2017 - 2019
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Officer
Gulf Energy Development Plc.
2014 - 2017
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Gulf Energy Development Company Limited
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr.Arthur Lang Tao Yih
Director
Position
  • Director
  • Member of Sustainable Development Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Director training None
No.of other listed company to serve as director None
Working Experiences
2021 - Present
Group Chief Financial Officer
Singapore Telecommunications Limited
2017 - Present
Chief Executive Officer
International Singapore Telecommunications Limited
2011 - 2016
Group Chief Financial Officer
CapitalLand Limited
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr.Smith Banomyong
Director
Position
  • Director
  • Member of Executive Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Science (Economics), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
Director training
  • DCP: Director Certification Program Class 76/2008
  • Corporate Governance for Capital Market Intermediaries (CGI), Class 0/2014
  • Advanced Executive Program, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Capital Market Leadership Program (Class 20), Capital Market Academy
  • The Executive Program in Energy Literacy for a Sustainable Future (Class 15), Thailand Energy Academy
  • Thailand Insurance Leadership Program (Class 2), OIC Advanced Insurance Institute
No.of other listed company to serve as director
  • 2 companies
Working Experiences
2021 - Present
Director
Intouch Holdings Plc
Director
Gulf Renewable Energy Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP NS Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP UT Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP KP1 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP KP2 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP TLC Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP NNK Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP NLL Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP CRN Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf JP NK2 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf VTP Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf TS1 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf TS2 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf TS3 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf TS4 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf NLL2 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf BL Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf BP Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf NC Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf NPM Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf NRV1 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf NRV2 Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf Chana Green Co., Ltd.
Director
Gulf Pattani Green Co.,Ltd.
Director
Independent Power Development Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf SRC Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf PD Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf MP Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf WHA MT Natural Gas Distribution Co.,Ltd.
Director
WHA Eastern Seaboard NGD2 Co.,Ltd.
Director
WHA Eastern Seaboard NGD4 Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Solar Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Solar BV Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Solar TS1 Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Solar TS2 Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Solar KKS Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Energy Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf IPP Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Power Generation Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Yala Green Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Cogeneration Comp,Limited
Director
Nong Khae Cogeneration Co.,Ltd.
Director
Samutprakarn Cogeneration Co.,Ltd.
Director
PTT Natural Gas Distribution Co.,Ltd.
Director
Global Mind Investment Management Pte. Ltd.
Director
Bentre Import Export Joint-Stock Corporation
2020 - Present
Chief of Asset Management and Investment
Gulf Energy Development Plc
Director
Borkum Riffgrund 2 Investor Holding GmbH
Director
Borkum Riffgrund 2 Offshore Wind Farm GmbH & Co. oHG
Director
Gulf LNG Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf O&M Services Co.,Ltd.
Director
Gulf Energy (Vietnam) Limited Liability Company
Director
Gulf International Investment (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Director
Kolpos Pte. Ltd.
Director
Gulf International Holding Pte. Ltd.
2020 - 2020
Chief International Business Officer
Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited
2018 - 2020
Chief Financial Officer
Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited
Senior Executive Vice President - Finance
Gulf JP Company Limited
2018 - 2018
Chairman
Association of Investment Management Companies
Director
The Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations
Director
Thai Financial Markets Committee, the Bank of Thailand
2014 - 2018
Chief Executive Officer
SCB Asset Management Company Limited
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 8 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