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SET News :SET's board elects Prasarn Trairatvorakul as SET's 17th Chairman, effective from Feb 5
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                                                             February 5, 2021

SET's board elects Prasarn Trairatvorakul as SET's 17th Chairman, effective from
 Feb 5

BANGKOK, February 5, 2021 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)'s Board of 
Governors (BoG) today resolved to elect Prasarn Trairatvorakul as the 17th
Chairman of the Board to succeed Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi whose term has ended, as
well as to name Pichet Sithi-Amnuai as Vice Chairman. The current BoG has a
three-year tenure, effective from today to February 4, 2024.
Prasarn received his bachelor's degree in Engineering from Chulalongkorn 
University, master's degree in Engineering from the Asian Institute of
Technology. He has also obtained master's degree and doctorate degree in
Business Administration from Harvard University, the United States. Prior to
joining SET, Prasarn held several prominent national positions such as Governor
of Bank of Thailand, Secretary General of the Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) and Chairman of National Economic Reform Committee, among others.
Currently, he holds key  positions in other organizations including Chairman of
the Board of Governance of the Equitable Education Fund  and Chairman of
Thailand Development Research Institute.

For Vice Chairman, Pichet earned bachelor's degree in Engineering from 
Chulalongkorn University and master's degree in Business Administration from
University of Texas at Austin, the United States. He has extensive experience in
the capital market sector and is a former SET Governor. Presently, Pichet
serves as President at Bualuang Securities pcl and holds key positions in the
capital market including Chairman of Association of Thai Securities Companies,
Director of Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations, Director of the
Capital Market Development Committee, and Director of the SEC's Disciplinary
Committee for Personnel in Capital Market Business.

At present, SET's BoG consists of 11 governors comprising Prasarn as Chairman, 
Pichet as Vice Chairman, and the other governors are Kulpatra Sirodom, Thiti
Tantikulanan, Norachet Sangruji, Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Voravan Tarapoom,
Seree Nonthasoot, Sopawadee Lertmanaschai, and Anuchit Anuchitanukul, with
Pakorn Peetathawatchai as President.

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