Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi

Board of Trustee

Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi was appointed President and CEO of Thai Beverage Public Company Limited in 2008 following its listing in Singapore Exchange in 2006. Under his Vision 2020 to become the leading total beverage company in ASEAN, the company has acquired Oishi Group, Sermsuk PLC, Fraser & Neave Ltd, Myanmar Distillery Company, Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation and now owns a variety of restaurants from Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Western cuisine, including the recent acquisition of 252 outlets of KFC in Thailand. His recent undertaking has been to support the government’s “Pracharath Rak Samakkee”, a public-private partnership programme to help the economic development of local communities in the areas of agriculture, community tourism and product value creation. Thapana also founded C asean, a social enterprise to promote ASEAN connectivity, business and cultural promotions for young entrepreneurs. Under Thapana’s leadership, ThaiBev was awarded the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for Emerging Markets in 2016 and World Level in 2017. Thapana has a Bachelor of Business Management (Finance) and a Master of Science Administration in Financial Economics from Boston University, USA