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  • Mr. Soopakij Chearavanont - Chairman and Non-executive Director

    aged 56, has been the Chairman, a Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Chearavanont is also the chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited. Mr. Chearavanont has extensive multinational investment and management experience in various industries. Mr. Chearavanont holds directorships in the following listed companies: a director and the chairman of CP ALL Public Company Limited and Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand); an executive director and the chairman of C.P. Pokphand Co. Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited); and a non-executive director of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the Shanghai Stock Exchange). Mr. Chearavanont was previously a director of True Corporation Public Company Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand). Mr. Chearavanont obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Business and Public Administration of New York University, USA.

  • Mr. Thirayut Phityaisarakul - Chief Executive Officer (Biochemical Division) and Executive Director

    aged 78, has been the Chief Executive Officer (Biochemical Division) and an Executive Director of the Company since September 2014. He is also a director of several subsidiaries of the Company and a senior vice chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited. Mr. Phityaisarakul has extensive management experience in various industries.

    Mr. Thanakorn Seriburi - Chief Executive Officer (Industrial Division) and Executive Director

    aged 75, has been a Director of the Company since February 1988 and an Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer (Industrial Division) and a member of the Remuneration Committee since September 2014. He is a Director of several subsidiaries of the Company and a senior vice chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited. Mr. Seriburi has been working on investment projects for Charoen Pokphand Group in the PRC since 1979 and has extensive experience in industrial operations in Asia and elsewhere.

    Mr. Nopadol Chiaravanont - Executive Director

    aged 59, has been a Director of the Company since July 2014, an Executive Director of the Company since September 2014 and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee since December 2017. He is a director of a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Chiaravanont is also the assistant to chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited, the vice chairman of the automotive and industrial business group (China) of Charoen Pokphand Group Company Limited and a director of CPPC Public Co., Ltd.

    Mr. Chawalit Na Muangtoun - Executive Director

    aged 54, has been an Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee since February 2019. He is currently a senior executive of the Group primarily responsible for the management of the Group’ s biochemical business in China. Mr. Na Muangtoun also holds directorships in several companies within the Group. Mr. Na Muangtoun has been working for the Group since 1992. Mr. Na Muangtoun received a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Payap University in Thailand in 1989.

  • Mr. Yoichi Ikezoe - Non-executive Director

    aged 61, has been a Non-executive Director of the Company since October 2015. Mr. Ikezoe is also a non-executive director of C.P. Pokphand Co. Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited). Mr. Ikezoe is currently Deputy CEO for East Asia Bloc, Senior Officer of Asia and Oceania Bloc, CP and CITIC (Overseas Operation) of ITOCHU Corporation (a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange) and Chairman of ITOCHU Hong Kong Ltd., ITOCHU Shanghai Ltd. and ITOCHU (China) Holding Co., Ltd. Mr. Ikezoe has been working for ITOCHU Corporation (formerly known as C.ITOH & Co., Ltd.) since 1983. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Faculty of Foreign Studies, Osaka University in Japan in 1983.

  • Mr. Surasak Rounroengrom - Independent Non-executive Director

    aged 67, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee since September 2014. Mr. Rounroengrom is also an independent director and the chairman of Ekachai Medical Care Public Company Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand). Mr. Rounroengrom had a long career with the Royal Thai Navy and was the 48th Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy from October 2011 to September 2013 before he retired from the Thai armed forces. He was the Supreme Commander Advisor from January 2014 to September 2014 and was a National Legislative Assembly Member from August 2014 to May 2019. Mr. Rounroengrom obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Royal Thai Naval Academy, Thailand, in February 1977.

    Mr. Cheng Yuk Wo - Independent Non-executive Director

    aged 60, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, the chairman of the Audit Committee and of the Remuneration Committee and a member of Nomination Committee since September 2014. Mr. Cheng has over 30 years of expertise in accounting, finance and corporate advisory services. Mr. Cheng is currently also an independent non-executive director of the following companies listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited: CSI Properties Limited, HKC (Holdings) Limited, Chong Hing Bank Limited, Goldbond Group Holdings Limited, CPMC Holdings Limited, Top Spring International Holdings Limited, Liu Chong Hing Investment Limited, Miricor Enterprises Holdings Limited, Kidsland International Holdings Limited and C.P. Pokphand Co. Ltd. Mr. Cheng is also an independent non-executive director of Somerley Capital Holdings Limited (a company listed on the GEM Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited). Mr. Cheng was previously an independent non-executive director of C.P. Lotus Corporation (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited until its withdrawal from listing effective on 29 October 2019) and DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited). Mr. Cheng obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Accounting from University of Kent, the United Kingdom in 1983 and a Master of Science (Economics) degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science, the United Kingdom in 1984. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

    Mr. Edward Ko Ming Tung - Independent Non-executive Director

    aged 60, has been an Independent Non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee and of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since September 2014 and the chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee since December 2017. Mr. Ko is the principal of Messrs. Edward Ko & Company and has been practising as a solicitor in Hong Kong for more than 29 years. Mr. Ko is currently also an independent non-executive director of the following companies listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited: Sinofert Holdings Limited, EverChina Int’l Holdings Company Limited and Sterling Group Holdings Limited. Mr. Ko was previously an independent non-executive director of Zioncom Holdings Limited (a company listed on the GEM Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited). More recently, Mr. Ko resigned as an independent non-executive director of Wai Chun Group Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) on November 3, 2020. Mr. Ko obtained an external Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of London in the United Kingdom in 1986 and is a member of The Law Society of Hong Kong.


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