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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)
Working Experiences
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director / Intouch Holding Plc.
  • 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 Services Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director / Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Independent Director / Siam Commercial Bank Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Director / The Siam Cement Plc.
  • 2006 - 2015 President & CEO / The Siam Cement Plc.
  • 2015 - Present Advisory Board / Nomura Holdings Inc.
  • 2011 - Present Consultant / Kubota Corporation (Japan)
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Somprasong Boonyachai
Vice-Chairman
Position
  • Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors
  • Member of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee
  • Authorized Director
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)
Working Experiences
  • 2007 - Present Director / Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2008 - Present Vice-Chairman of Board of Director, Member of Leadership Development and Compensation Committee / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2006 - Present Director / Thaicom Plc.
  • 2016 - 2017 Advisor to CEO / Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2008 - 2017 Chairman of Executive Committee / Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2008 - 2017 Member of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2010 - 2015 Acting-President / Intouch Holdings Plc.
  • 2009 - 2011 Chairman of Executive Committee / Thaicom Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director, Chairman of Executive Committee / BEC World Co., Ltd.
  • 2017 - Present Director / Dusit Thani Plc.
  • 2002 - Present Independent Director and Member of Audit Committee / Power Line Engineering Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director / National Strategy Committee for the Development and Capacity Building of Human Resources
  • 2016 - Present 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
  • Chairman of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Audit and Risk 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)
Working Experiences
  • 2014 - Present Chairman of Nomination and Corporate Governnance Committee, Member of Audit Committee, and Independent Director / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2008 - 2014 Member of Audit Committee, Member of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee and Independent Director / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2007 - 2008 Member of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2006 - 2007 Director, Member of Audit Committee, Independent Director / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2014 - Present Manging 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 None
Working Experiences
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director, Member of Sustainable DevelopmentCommittee, Member of Executive Committee / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director / Bank of the Philippines Islands
  • 2010 - Present Director, Vice Chairman, Member of Executive Committee / Manila Water Company Inc.
  • 1998 - Present Senior Managing 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)
Working Experiences
  • 2014 - Present Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee and Independent Director / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2015 - Present Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of Risk Management 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.
  • 2017 - 2019 Chairman / Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand
  • 1998 - Present Chairman / V Group Honda Car Co..Ltd.
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 directors
Position
  • Chiarman of Executive Committee
  • Non-executive directors
  • 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
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.
  • 2014 - Present Chief Executive Officer Consumer Australia and Chief Excutive Officer / Optus Pty Limited
  • 2012 - 2014 Chief Excutive Officer Group Digital Life and Country Chief Officer (Singapore) / Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
  • 2006 - 2012 Chief Executive Officer (Singapore) / Singapore Telecommunication 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
  • Authorized Director
Share Ratio (%) * 0.0027
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 107/2009)
Working Experiences
  • 2014 - Present Director, Member of Sustainable Development Committee, Member of Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer, Acting Chief Strategy 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 directors
Position
  • Non-executive directors
  • 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
Working Experiences
  • 2016 - Present Director / Intouch Holding Plc.
  • 2013 - Present Director, Member of Nomination and Corporate Governace Committee / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Director / Amobee Asia Pte. Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Group Chief Corporate Officer / Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Director / Singtel Enterprise Security Pte. Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Director / Trustwave Holdings Inc.
  • 2014 - Present Director / Amobee Inc.
  • 2014 - Present Director / Kontera Technologies Ltd.
  • 2013 - Present Director / Optus Australia Investments Pty Limited
  • 2012 - Present Director / Singtel Digital Life Pte. Ltd.
  • 2012 - Present Director / Amobee Group Pte. Ltd.
  • 2012 - Present Director / Comcentre PCC Limited
  • 2012 - Present Director / Singtel ICT Pte. Ltd.
  • 2012 - Present Director / GDL Lifestream Pte. Ltd.
  • 2008 - Present Director / Singtel Asian Investments Pte. Ltd.
  • 2008 - Present Director / Singtel Strategic Investments Pte. Ltd.
  • 2007 - Present Director / OPEL Networks Pty Limited
  • 2006 - Present Director / Singtel Services Australia Pty Limited
  • 2006 - Present Director / Singtel Telecom Australia Pty Limited
  • 2006 - Present Director / Singtel Optus Pty Limited
  • 2006 - Present Director / Integrated Data Services Limited
  • 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 (%) * 0.00006
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)
Working Experiences
  • 2018 - Present Chairman of Sustainable Development Committee / Advanced Info Services Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Independent Director, Member of Audit Committee / Advanced Info Service 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.
  • 2019 - Present Commissioner, Member of Audit Committee, Member of Governance Committee / Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 2017 - Present Expert Member on Accounting / Public Senior Audit Evaluation Committee
  • 2016 - Present Member of the Mahidol University Interanl Audit Committee Mahidol University Council
  • 2015 - Present Member of the Financial and Property Committee / King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi
  • 2017 - Present Chairman of the Board of Directors / Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • 2015 - Present Director, Member of Audit Committee / Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • 2015 - Present Member of Thailand's Private Sector Collective Action Against Corruption Certification Committee / Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • 2014 - Present Member of Advisory Committee on Corporate Governance and Policy / Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • 2015 - Present Director / OIC Advanced Insurance Institue
  • 2014 - Present Member of Audit Committee, Expert Member on Accounting / Office of Insurance Commissiom (OIC)
  • 2014 - Present Member of Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Committee / Ministry of Commerce
  • 2012 - 2017 Expert Member of General Insurance Fund / Ministry of Finance
  • 2014 - 2017 Director / IFRS Advisory Council
Illegal Record in past 10 years None
Mr. Hui Weng Cheong
Executive Directors
Position
  • Executive Directors
  • 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)
Working Experiences
  • 2017 - Present 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 Hui Weng Cheong is an Executive Director of the Board and the President of AIS. As President of AIS, from 2016, he is responsible for the Consumer and Enterprise businesses, Customer Service Management, Regional Operations, Engineering Operations and IT Solutions. He is also the Ag. CIO, overseeing IT systems and solutions development, Data Analytics and Cyber security. As Ag. CIO, he is involved in defining the IT security policies and guidelines, and strategic directions on managing personal data protection and cyber security threat to the company to be compliant with the Personal Data Protection Act and Cyber Security Act.

*Ag. stands for Administrative Officer

Mr. Anek Pana-apichon
Non-executive director
Position
  • Non-executive director
  • Member of Executive Committee
Share Ratio (%) * None
Relationship with Management None
Highest Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
Director training
  • Director Certification Program (DCP 111/2008)
Working Experiences
  • 2019 - Present Director and Member of Executive Committee / Advanced Info Service Plc.
  • 2019 - Present Chief Executive Officer / Intouch Holding Plc.
  • 2018 - Present Chairman of Executive Committee / Thaicom Plc
  • 2018 - Present Director and Member of Executive Committee / CS Loxinfo Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director / Intouch Holding Plc.
  • 2016 - Present Director / Thaicom Plc.
  • 2017 - Present Director / Intouch Media Co.Ltd.
  • 2017 - Present Director / Touch TV Co.Ltd.
  • 2017 - Present Chairman / Hi-Shopping Co.Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Director / Hi-Shopping TV Co.Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present Director / I.T. Applications and Services Co.Ltd.
  • 2010 - Present Member of Executive Committee/ CS Loxinfo Plc.
Illegal Record in past 10 years None

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 of the Board of Directors who have work experience in Telecommunication Industry consisting of 7 independent or non-executive members 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