Board of Directors

Mr.Phonganant THANATTRAI, Chairman

Mr. Phonganant THANATTRAI is the First Executive Vice President and Head of Retail and Consumer Banking to Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited (Krungsri). He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Thammasat University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Assumption University, Thailand. Phonganant has a long and strong professional background in finance and Commercial Banking business. He has been working in Banking industry more than 25 years. Prior to moving to Bank of Ayudhya PCL., he served as Executive Vice President, Value Center GM-SME, Branch Banking and Secured Lending at Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) PCL. and also Senior Management position in CITIBANK. In July 2010 Phonganant was first introduced to Bank of Ayudhya PCL. as Executive Vice President, Branch Metropolitan Business Division, Distribution Group. From November 2011 to March 2012, he was Executive Vice President. Until present, he has also been appointed as Executive Committee, Chairman and member of many Board of Directors of subsidiaries in Krungsri Group.

Mr. Chandrashekar SUBRAMANIAN KRISHOOLNDMANGALAM, Director

Mr. Chandrashekar (Chandra) was appointed as Chief Risk Officer of Bank of Ayudya (Krungsri) in January 2007. He is currently a member of the risk management committee, EXCOM and ALCO. Prior to joining Krungsri, Chandra worked as Chief Risk Officer at GE Money India, managing all retail products including mortgages, personal loans, car loans and credit cards. Chandra completed his Master’s degree in Commerce at Mumbai University in 1985.

Mr. Pairote CHEUNKRUT, Director

Mr. Pairote was appointed as Chief Strategy Officer of Bank of Ayudhaya PCL (Krungsri) on 1st January 2020 and as MUFG Executive Officer in May 2020. Prior to these, he was Head of Krungsri Auto Group. Being recognized locally and internationally, his extensive experience spans over 25 years of consumer finance and management at Krungsri Auto, GE Capital Auto Lease Plc., and GE Money (Thailand). He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bangkok University, Thailand and MBA from Oklahoma City University, USA.

Ms. Duangdao WONGPANITKRIT, Director

Ms. Duangdao was appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri) on 1st January 2013. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Financial Accounting from Thammasart University and an MBA from Chulalongkorn University. She is a certified public accountant (CPA Thailand). Duangdao has gained solid working experience in financial management at various companies including KPMG, Star petroleum, and Standard Chartered Bank before joining Krungsri.

Oknha Ieng Tong HOUT, Director

Oknha Ieng Tong was co-founder of Hatha Kaksekar Limited in 1994, and has represented the institution since then. With a broad range of more than 30 years experience in financial sector, Oknha Ieng Tong is an outstanding performer in both financial and non-financial management. Besides graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture in 1991, he completed his Master’s Degree at Build Bright University. In addition, he has participated in many microfinance-related workshops in the USA, Philippines, Indonesia, France, Germany and many other countries.

Mr. Wanchairabin JITWATTANATAM, Director

Mr. Wanchairabin joined HKL in November 2016. He has brought in diverse professional experiences across banking, management consulting and engineering industries from more than 20 years primarily with Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri), GE Capital, and AT Kearney. Prior to joining HKL, Wanchairabin held a leadership position as Head of AEC Strategy in Krungsri where he managed the bank’s regional expansion and M&A in Mekong region. With a combined experience of banking and management consulting in South East Asia, he led several high impact strategy and growth initiatives across market segments and business areas which include corporate strategy, product/channel development, telemarketing enhancement, process re-engineering, and new sales/service model establishment. Wanchairabin holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School in Australia and a Bachelor of Engineering from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.

Mr. Hay LONH, Independent Director

Mr. Hay is a retired governmental official with more than 25 years’ experience working with the National Bank of Cambodia, the Central Bank. He worked in various departments and was exposed to international and regional financial activities, giving him a wide range of experience. His last position at NBC was as Deputy Director General and Advisor to the Governor.

Dr. Davuth DY, Independent Director

Dr. Davuth is a highly experienced advisor in Finance Management. He has worked at various national and international institutes and held responsibility for significant projects including ADB, WB and SMEC International. Dr. Davuth also has qualifications in Academic Management, and he is currently serving as Senior Vice President of Build Bright University. Further, he has experience in Microfinance Sector more than 20 years

Mr. Sereivathana PAK, Independent Director

Mr. Sereivathana is a financial sector specialist and investment adviser with over 20 years of experience in financial sector development and project financing. He has expertise in strategic and business plans, project feasibility studies, investment appraisals, and bank lending. Vathana’s experiences include leading Axis Investment Consulting team to develop and carry out consulting work for businesses and development agencies in Cambodia. He has extensively involved in bank lending, funding strategy for the Financial Sector And Financial infrastructure as part of his work in the World Bank Group. Vathana obtained a BA in economics from National University of Management (formerly the Institute of Economics) and a Master in Financial Management from Central Queensland University in Australia.