Thai Airways has appointed Mr. Chakkrit
Parapuntakul, currently Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry
of Finance as well as Thai Airways’ Second Vice Chairman, as
Acting President, effective 23 March 2020.
As Acting President of Thai Airways, Khun Chakkrit
will oversee the implementation of the company’s reform plans and
establish measures to help tackle the immense and unprecedented
difficulties caused by the global COVID19 outbreak.
Khun Chakkrit has worked previously as Director of
Krungthai Bank, Director of PTT Exploration and Production, Director-General of Treasury Department, Chairman of Dhanarak Asset Development, and Director of Tris
Khun Chakkrit has a Bachelor Degree in Accounting
from Thammasat University in Bangkok and a Master Degree in
Business Administration from Angelo State University in Texas,
Khun Chakkrit has also completed some numerous training
courses, including the National Defence Course (Class 52), National
Defence College and the Executive Program in Energy Literacy for a
Sustainable Future (Class 9), Thailand Energy Academy.